San Mateo sees BIG water damage in tiny space

Dryfast responded to this call early yesterday morning from some familiar clients who own properties all around the bay area. They described the issue to be a water leak from the walls and ceiling of a small hallway bathroom in one of their apartment homes in San Mateo. We sent our experienced tech Ivan out to do the job, and there he found a wet ceiling surrounding the vent and he found damage on the vinyl floors and a section of the drywall located behind the toilet was wet and damaged as well. This was a result of a recent…

Daly city residents find water creeping in through the cracks in Daly city

Water damage led these Daly city residents straight to us, as looking for some relief.  The client explained that water was leaking through his porcelain tiles in the shower, causing damage to the entire area and he wasn't sure exactly how this was happening. We at Dryfast specialize in just this sort of thing, so we were happy to go take a look and inspect the area to see what the problem was and what we could do for them. Once our techs determined that the issue was caused by the pipes behind the wall leaking, we scheduled them…

The work moves downstairs in this lovely Redwood city home

DryFast continued with repairs for our clients in Redwood city. Our techs had extracted water from their upstairs bathroom as well as their dining room ceiling where water had spread and left damp. Our skilled technicians also made sure that the damp areas were aired out with air movers and that the wood was dried completely before continuing any work on repairs in the bathroom or downstairs. Once the bathroom was complete and we had finished with all of the remodeling and upgrades, our team moved into the stairway and dining area to begin repairs and painting there. We replaced…

Water damage and repairs for a beautiful home in Redwood City

One of our clients from a quaint little neighborhood in Redwood City had contacted Dryfast in response to some water damage they had on their property. Initially looking into getting a water extraction done, but then opting for a full repair and replacement of everything damaged in the process, Dryfast was happy to work with them. We immediately scheduled a couple technicians who would get the job done and right. Ivan is just one of our many awesome techs who we sent to out to begin work in this very lovely home in Redwood city. Since the main issue was…

Rat feces Cleaning and Decontamination in San Mateo.

Rat feces cleaning and decontamination in San Mateo. Property manager called us early morning at 6:30 am, requesting immediate assistance with Cleaning and Decontamination of a rat feces on the entrance of a building. Client was afraid of everyone tracking the contamination into the building, so this is why he was urging to have it cleaned on time. Since we have location around the corner, in San Carlos, we were able to respond on time, bringing all cleaning and restoration equipment needed for this project. 7 am, we are here all ready, rat feces were extracted, then the are was…

Water Damage in a Crawlspace Howard Ave, Burlingame

Crawlspace cleanup on Howard Ave in Burlingame, the homeowner explained that they had some weird smell coming from the  crawlspace, so they have called a plumbing company to come and check it out since when the homeowner opened the crawlspace access door it was full of water. The plumber inspected the crawlspace as much as he could , and there was a leak coming from the kitchen drain, so that includes water from dish washing machine, and kitchen sink.   In order to do the work the plumber suggested to the homeowner to call a Water Damage Restoration company, and extract / pump out…

New Roof Installation, Sycamore Street in San Carlos

New Roof installation and repair on Sycamore Street San Carlos. This new roof job installation was really needed, considering the roof condition. The roof was exactly 20 years old and had multiple patches and sectional repairs.    David the head of the construction division, prepared the roof repair and replacement estimate, the client approved it next day. The job was scheduled to begin next Monday. The Roof repair crew  arrived early in the morning, all materials were delivered to the location, so we had everything we need to start the job.   We removed the existing roof asphalt shingles,  underlaynment and also…

Crawl Space Water Damage , rusted drain pipe leak from the bathroom in San Carlos

Crawl Space water Damage is hard to locate on time, especially if the Water Damage is coming from a pipe underneath the house, but weeks later, sometimes months, sewage flies comes around and they start going in and out of the crawl space through the crawl space vents around the house. This house in San Carlos had a completely corroded sewer line/ drain pipe/ that was leaking straight into the crawl space, purring contaminated water every time the homeowners used the bathroom.   John the project manager together with Luis, crawled in the crawl space to inspect it, they have found…

Toilet overflow affecting carpeted hallway in San Carlos

This emergency Water Damage phone call came in at 11 pm on Friday, client said that they have found us on Yelp and decided to give us a try assisting them with this Water Damage Emergency in San Carlos. John responded within 40 minutes from the phone call, arriving in a clean and company branded Dryfast truck, loaded with equipment, ready to do the job.   The flood was not that big, however this type of Water Damage is the most dangerous one, Water Damage from the toilet, water backs up to the toilet bowl bringing sewage water that is contaminated.  …

Severe Dry Rot caused by Water Damage in Palo Alto on University Ave

Today we have a Water Damage project in Palo Alto. Dryfast recieved a phone call to inspect a property that had a weird smell in the bathroom. Water damage inspection was performed by Ivan Angelo, he utilized Infrared Camera to see behind walls and tiles. What he  found was interesting , the bathroom was all clean and well maintained, no signs of Mold or water damage, but the exterior wall was all wet, we are just past the rain season now so the entire winter water has been getting into the wall continuously for 6 months.  Ivan and his Water Damage Restoration crew demolished…