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For Commercial Water Cleanup in Chicago, Professionals Are the Right Option

2/13/2023 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO Meets Commercial Water Cleanup Needs in Chicago Restaurants

For any business, the building is the biggest asset. This means that the discovery of any size or type of structural damage is sure to cause a lot of stress. You can take measures to prevent this damage from occurring in a restaurant, but water intrusion incidents can happen without notice.

The business owners who survive such incidents better understand how they might occur and have easy access to expert emergency water cleanup services in Chicago. You do not have much to worry about since SERVPRO, a DCLO (Downtown Chicago Licensed Operator), is competent in conducting water cleanup services for commercial and municipal projects.

The water might ruin the building, equipment, records, and food inventory. It is crucial to follow several procedures after water damage in a restaurant. One is to ensure the safety of the customers, employees, and restorers. Be ready to close off the affected areas. Our SERVPRO technicians usually wear personal protective equipment like gloves, eye protection, and rubber boots to ensure safety.

Mold growth has been known to start about 48 hours after a water intrusion, so immediate contact with us is beneficial. This fast response gives us room to start the water extraction and drying process in the shortest time possible.

At SERVPRO, our process can vary from one site to the other, but we have a general working process, which flows as shown below:

  • Securing the building and assessing the damage.
  • Extracting the standing water.
  • Prevention of mold growth.
  • Drying and dehumidification.
  • Decontamination of affected machinery and personal property.
  • Restoration and rebuilding of affected contents and structures.

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / E. Bridgeport / Bronzeville relies on introducing a stream of dry air over the water-damaged surfaces for a faster drying process. We use air-moving equipment, primarily the axial air movers, which can move larger air volumes. They work at lower pressures and high volumes to cover larger areas, which makes them the preferred method for commercial properties.

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