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Water Damage on Your Hardwood Floors in Largo? Call SERVPRO to Avoid Hefty Expenses

10/21/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO drying equipment in bedroom.  Water damaged hardwood floor. Water damaged hardwood floors? Call SERVPRO of Largo to restore your flooring today!

What to Do When Your Hardwood Floors in Largo Have Water Damage

Hardwood floors are a beautiful and sleek flooring option, but they are also highly susceptible to water damage. To keep your floors in good condition, you need to know not only what causes water damage, but how to prevent it. Our SERVPRO experts in Largo have the drying equipment ready to clean your floors immediately - so you aren’t faced with total hardwood replacement costs.

Assess the Cause of the Damage

There are several events or situations leading to water damage in your Largo home, especially on your hardwood floors. Some of the most common causes of water damage on hardwood floors include:

  • Plumbing leaks underneath the floor
  • Spills from a broken dishwasher or washing machine
  • HVAC machine malfunctions
  • Bursting pipes that spill onto the floor
  • Remove and Extract Water

After we determine the cause of the water damage on your hardwood floors, we use our high-tech water removal equipment to extract the water out of the wood safely. Depending on the size of the area damaged by water, you may need to temporarily move yourself and your belongings out of the home to prevent further damage. After using our tools to remove all excess water from the area,  we do another thorough assessment to ensure that that there is no mold or bacterial growth.

Dry and Dehumidify

After removing the water, your hardwood floors need to be dried immediately. SERVPRO experts use a variety of different vacuum and dehumidification tools to carefully ensure the removal of all particles of water from the damaged area. The drying process is meant to keep the area from getting further damaged. After drying the area, we set up monitors to measure the affected area and track our drying goals. We continue working in your home until the completing of all goals.

Don’t let your hardwood floors get ruined. Call SERVPRO of Largo at (727) 586-0060. We offer water damage services to Largo and all surrounding areas. We’re Faster To Any Size Disaster.  

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