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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

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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