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…

814 N Delaware San Mateo Water Damage

We received a call regarding a large leak in an upstairs apartment bathroom, that made it's way to the bathroom underneath.  These photos show the extensive damage that a leak caused in the original bathroom. Our water damage technicians removed all of the flooring and most of the drywall from the walls.  The damaged drywall extended from the floor to roughly 3-4 feet high in certain walls in this bathroom. We replaced all the damaged drywall, installed new drywall, replaced the bathroom flooring, and repainted the room to bring it back to it's pre-damaged state.

San Jose crawl space clean up

San Jose crawl space clean up. We were called by a resident who had a terrible smell in her house and could not determine where it came from.  Our Project Manager and his Technicians, began the task of finding out where the smell was coming from.They started within the house and went from room to room, but the smell was fairly consistent all throughout the inside of the home.  After further investigation, it was determined that there was contaminated standing water under the home, in the crawl space. The source being a leak from a drain line in the homes…

San Jose craw space clean up

San Jose craw space clean up We were called by a resident who had a terrible smell in her house and could not determine where it came from. Our Project Manager and his Technicians, began the task of finding out where the smell was coming from. They started within the house and went from room to room, but the smell was fairly consistent all throughout the inside of the home. After further investigation, it was determined that there was contaminated standing water under the home, in the crawl space. The source being a leak from a drain line in the…
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Water damage in the theatre room in a house in Los Altos hill

Dryfast water damage project in Los Altos hill Home owner noticed a wet spot on the ceiling of his teather room. Dryfast team went out and provided client with a detailed estimate. We started the job and quickly contained the damaged area. Plastic film was put on the floor to protect the brand new carpet and a containment errected so we protect the surrounding area of the room from dust and contaminants. After all preparation was complete wall and ceiling was cut out and we location the sprinkler system pipe leaking and causing the damage. Plumber was quickly dispatched and…
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Water Damage Emergency phone call in Palo Alto, San Carlos, CA

We received emergency phone call for crawlspace inspection due to bad odor coming from underneath the house in Palo Alto, Ca. Dryfast emergency response crew arrived at the location in 1 hour after the call was received, we have performed inspection following IICRC standards for water damage restoration, we observed large amount of water in multiple areas. That was a sewage water coming from the toilet drain. Dealing with sewage water is much more difficult for the reason we are actually dealing with grossly contaminated water. Steps needed to remediate the situation: Sewage water extraction scooping and bagging contaminated soil…