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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Archived Before & After Photos

Water on red carpet in Oelwein


This wet basement in Oelwein was a result of a sump pump failure. Water overflowed from the pit into this game room. Notice the water stains on the red carpet i... READ MORE



Sewer Cleanup in Oelwein, IA


This workshop inside a basement was interrupted by sewer backup. The floors were covered in mucky water throughout the basement. Blackwater can be hazardous and... READ MORE



Wet Family Room in Basement


This cozy family room was interrupted by a water-saturated carpet. This was a result of a sump pump failure. Luckily this basement is visited often so the owner... READ MORE



Large Occupied basement with Wet Floors


This large semi-finished basement allows space for several activity rooms such as a game room, living room, and exercise area. Notice in the before image the wa... READ MORE



Black Mold on Stone Walls


Look at this mold!!! Scary, we know, but it's not uncommon for mold to grow in your basement especially if it's humid down there. The stone wall inside this bas... READ MORE



Floor Drain overflows in Basement


In many basements, you can find hoses pointed towards the floor drain such as your washer machine or dehumidifier hose. The floor drain should drain the water b... READ MORE



Removing Flooring after Water Damage


This bathroom is located in a finished basement. The homeowner first noticed her carpets were wet and a had a musty smell. SERVPRO was able to determine several... READ MORE



Remove Trimming to Avoid Growth


This bedroom in a finished basement had to have the floor trimmings removed after experiencing water damage. Certain areas of the carpet were wet and the room h... READ MORE



Flood Cut to Prevent Mold


During a water loss, wall materials begin to act as a wick, absorbing the moisture that creeps upwards. While most of the time we are able to dry-down the struc... READ MORE



Fire Loss in Basement


Fire in Oelwein started in the basement and damaged wiring, PVC pipes, windows, and content. The fire's smoke and soot reached up to the upper floors. There was... READ MORE



Ceiling Vent Fire in Decorah, AI


The ceiling vent in the laundry room malfunctioned and caught on fire. There was a hole in the ceiling from where the fire started, plus debris from the ceiling... READ MORE



Neighbor's Fire Causes Damage


House fire spreads to a neighboring home and creates significant damage to the enclosed porch. Windows were shattered, the doorknob is unusable, and there was s... READ MORE



Soot Stuck on Wallpaper


Smoke from a fire in the basement traveled throughout this home, leaving soot on every surface area including on this ornate wallpaper. It is sometimes better t... READ MORE



Basement/ Laundry Room Fire.


This laundry room was affected heavily after a fire started in the basement. Our production technicians started removing all large building material that was af... READ MORE



Water Damage on Floating Flooring


This bathroom receives demolishing work due to microbial growth under the linoleum and subfloor, baseboard trim, and alongside the door jams. Once we removed th... READ MORE



Water in Pharmacy's Storage Room


This pharmacy experience some sewer back up after severe weather conditions. The floors needed to be hard-surfaced cleaned and sanitized. Our production team st... READ MORE



Water Pipe breaks in Restaurant


A water pipe broke and got into the condenser unit above the Mexican restaurant and flooded it. Water ran down many walls. In the before image, you can see a ye... READ MORE



Water in Restaurant walls


After a pipe broke and water reached the condenser unit above a Mexican restaurant, our SERVPRO of Decorah team set out to dry the wet property. It was easier t... READ MORE



Floodcut in Finished Basement


This hallway leads to many rooms in this finished basement. Our cleaning technicians made flood cuts all around the walls and removed door casings and trims. No... READ MORE



Moisture trapped inside closet


This bedroom inside a finished basement experienced water damage after the basement was flooded. The carpets and wall trims were removed. Our technicians also c... READ MORE



Black water in Thrift Shop's basement


This Thrift shop called after water/sewer backed up from the basement's floor drain. Sewer water cleanup requires more safety measures since the "black water" c... READ MORE



Finish Flood Cut Oelwein


This commercial building experienced a sewer loss in its basement. The management team of this building had a good idea to create a cut-out of some drywall for ... READ MORE