Step 3: Water Removal / Water Extraction

Following the inspection and damage assessment, the crucial water extraction process commences. This step is pivotal as it aims to eliminate the bulk of the water from the affected area. Our team employs state-of-the-art equipment, including powerful pumps and truck-mounted vacuum units, to swiftly extract hundreds or even thousands of gallons of water from your property.

The effectiveness of this extraction process is paramount in preventing further damage and mold growth. By swiftly removing the excess water, we can significantly reduce the drying time and minimize the potential for structural damage.

Our technicians at SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley are highly trained and experienced in using this equipment to ensure thorough water removal. We understand the urgency of the situation and work diligently to restore your property to its pre-damaged condition.

Additionally, our team carefully monitors the extraction process to ensure that all water is removed, even from hard-to-reach areas. This meticulous approach helps to prevent future issues and ensures that your property is restored safely and efficiently.

If you experience water damage, it's crucial to act quickly. Contact us at SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley immediately for professional water extraction services to mitigate the damage and restore your property.

Move-Out / Pack-Out

If your home requires extensive restoration or cleaning, SERVPRO of Newton / Wellesley can conduct an organized, efficient move-out to protect your belongings from further damage.

  • Move-Out Service

Emergency Water Removal

Our highly trained technicians will begin the water removal process almost immediately. Depending on the amount of water, we may use powerful submersible pumps in addition to industrial strength, wet/dry vacuums. Removing most of the water helps reduce drying time and helps prevent secondary water damage and mold and bacterial growth.

  • Remove Excess Water
  • Use Submersible Pumps and Industrial Wet/Dry Vacuums

Inspect the Carpet Pad and Carpet

We inspect the carpet and pad and determine if they should be removed to protect the subfloor.

  • Inspect Carpet Pad and Remove If Needed
  • Inspect Carpet and Remove If Needed

Water Removal Equipment

  • Moisture detectors, hygrometers, and other meters measure the extent of moisture saturation.
  • Infrared cameras may be used to find “hidden” water behind walls and ceilings.
  • Submersible and gas-powered pumps are used for continuous pumping of high-level water.
  • Truck-mounted and portable extraction units perform efficient water removal.

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