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Emergency Water Removal

Goodman's Restoration Services

From excess rain to a broken pipe, flooding can wreak havoc on your home and belongings. It almost always happens when you’re least expecting it, but reaction time is critical. To minimize damage, water removal must happen quickly. When a flooding emergency occurs, you need expert help—and you need it fast. Goodman's trained technicians arrive on the scene with effective, state-of-the-art equipment that extracts the water from your home.

Our restoration experts are trained to quickly evaluate and execute a remediation plan upon arrival and will advise you how to minimize the water damage until we arrive.

 MINIMIZE THE DAMAGE

  • If possible, stop the water at its source.

  • Turn off the electricity and remove small electrical devices from areas with excess water, if it is safe to do so.

  • Avoid walking on wet carpet.

  • Remove small furnishings from carpeted areas or place aluminum foil under furniture legs. This helps prevent permanent rust or furniture stains.

  • Hang draperies and pin up furniture skirts to avoid contact with wet floors.

  • Remove any breakables, moisture-sensitive and valuable items, as well as items that may stain floor coverings. Check under the beds and other furnishings.

  • Plan for a restoration crew to move furniture into dry areas.

  • Wash your hands after handling damaged items.

  • Avoid the possibility of electric shock. Do not use a home vacuum or shop vacuum to remove the water.

  • Avoid the temptation to turn on fans or heating and air conditioning units as they may spread contamination if the situation is sewage-related. 

WE GET THE WATER OUT

  • Extraction equipment is brought into the home to physically remove any standing water. Water is extracted from carpet, padding and upholstery.

  • If necessary, carpet and/or padding may be removed for proper drying.

  • Professional grade drying and dehumidifying equipment is used to dry the affected areas and return the humidity levels in your home to normal. Special instruments will be used to identify hidden pockets of water.

  • Proper extraction and drying techniques help minimize the possibility of secondary damage, potential microbial growth and reduces costs.

  • Goodman's professionals will monitor the drying process daily, re-positioning drying equipment as needed.

Once your home and belongings are dry, we put everything back where it belongs. We even work directly with you and your insurance agent to process the insurance claim, if requested.

Clean, dry—and back to normal. No one does it better than Goodman's Restoration Services.

EXPERTS YOU CAN TRUST.

Technicians are highly trained and prepared for any emergency water removal task they encounter. Our technicians attend IICRC-accredited continuing education and training programs throughout the year. 

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