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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Cleaning Water Damage in a Lenoir Apartment Complex

7/28/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO vehicle outside of apartment building Our team extracted water from this local apartment by using our truck-mounted extracting equipment.

The problem with multi-level apartment complexes is that if an upper floor has water damage, it’s often that the lower floors do as well. In fact, any person living in a housing unit that shares a structure is at the mercy of their neighbors.

We were recently called by a local apartment complex to extract and clean up water that had overflowed from a bathtub in an upper unit and made its way down the unit below. Fortunately, our team has experience dealing with these kinds of situations and was able to respond immediately.

Cleaning Up Water Damage in Multiple Apartment Units

Although there are often different conditions in a commercial situation, these types of water damages are cleaned up exactly the same way as a residential water job. In this situation, we had to work with both the property manager and the two tenants to coordinate the cleanup process.

Once we did the initial inspection and squared away the paperwork, our team began to extract the water from both floors and set air movers and dehumidifiers to speed up the drying process. Once everything was dried out, it was “Like it never even happened.”

Available to Clean Up Any Size Disaster

In this instance, the water damage was confined to only two smaller units, but we have helped apartment complexes clean up several rooms after they’ve had water and fire damages. If you have an incident at your apartment property, we have more than 70 experts who are available 24/7 at (828) 396-1070!

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