Burst water heaters are unfortunately a reality for many homeowners. Often unpredictable, a water heater will burst and cause significant water damage to a crawlspace or basement. Water heaters also cause a risk of steam damage which causes condensation and water damage to more than the immediately affected area. It is important to have emergency extraction and water damage mitigation completed by a professional like ServiceMaster Elite to ensure your home is safely and properly dried.
Recently a home in Wilmington, MA, suffered water damage that resulted from a burst water heater. This caused significant water damage to a crawlspace, with over three inches of flooded water, water extraction was required. ServiceMaster Elite utilized truck mounted extraction equipment to quickly remove the several hundred gallons of standing water.
Next ServiceMaster Elite technicians installed dehumidification equipment such as commercial grade dehumidifiers and air movers. Through thorough inspection and use of state-of-the-art moisture meters, ServiceMaster Elite technicians ensured all water damaged areas were detected and inspected daily to ensure building materials were properly drying.
At ServiceMaster Elite, a 24/7/365 company who rapidly responds to any water damage calls due to burst water heaters. Our Water Mitigation technicians are IICRC certified in restoring homes after a water loss has happened.
If your home or business is damaged burst water heater and you need emergency water damage extraction and mitigation call the Water Damage Restoration Experts at ServiceMaster Elite today at (888) 245-0354.