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What Are the Preferred Methods of Water Removal in Lenoir City?

8/25/2021 (Permalink)

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Removing standing water is a critical process for efficient water restoration in Lenoir City homes. 

Eliminating standing water and pooling from surfaces within a damaged house can often fall to many pieces of equipment in our recovery inventory. The choice of these tools varies on the current conditions and the affected areas of the property. 

Stationary Extraction Units for Fast Water Removal Services

When substantial damage exists that is several inches in depth, water damage restoration for Lenoir City homes requires stationary extraction units to help. Gas-powered trash pumps and truck-mount extractors provide constant, powerful suction and disposal of flooding and standing water. 

Portable Water Removal Tools 

There is versatility involved with moving water removal tools from one area of the house to the next. Portability is a beneficial trait when several rooms have experienced standing water concerns or oversaturation. Wet vacuums are the staple of this portable effort for extraction, and many of the attachments like carpet and light wands are designed for use with these extractors. 

Specialty Extraction Equipment for Trapped Water

While much of the water removal services that our professionals provide can occur with tools and devices already mentioned, specialty extraction can be a need with specific affected materials and surfaces. Carpets, for example, require attachments for wet vacuums and extractors to remove trapped moisture in the fibers of the surface layer. Some of the machines and units necessary for this effort include:

  • Carpet wands
  • Squeegee wands
  • Light wands
  • Weighted extractors
  • Drying mats

Water damage is one of our highest calls for SERVPRO of Loudon & Roane Counties team. With how fast properties can be overwhelmed by migrating water and moisture, immediate mitigation and cleanup are critical to restoring a property to preloss condition. Give us a call today at (865) 986-3015.

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