DryFast to the rescue for this flooded San Francisco building

DryFast was contacted recently by the owner of a San Franciscan style apartment building located in the Union Square area of the city itself. The owner was frantic as there was a flood in a couple of bathrooms. Luckily, we handle water damage and flood emergencies quite often and reacted quickly enough. We sent over two techs for the job, both Jaime and Ivan. Ivan reported that there was standing water on the 1st and 2nd floor bathrooms alike, which led him to proceed and check on the 3rd floor just in case it was affected. To his relief he…

DryFast performs a water mitigation in the Stockton

DryFast recently responded to a service call from a customer regarding a leaky dishwasher in his apartment room in Stockton. The apartment owner called us immediately after his dishwasher began leaking water, explaining that not only was the machine leaking water inside and some outside as well, but it had also caused a huge leak leading straight down into the apartment unit directly below his. When you are dealing with older appliances in older homes, it is quite usual to have these issues occur. DryFast provides same day convenient service in many cases like this, and we always send techs…

Basement room in San Francisco gets Water Extraction and Repairs

San Francisco is home to so many beautiful structural masterpieces but many of the homes in San Francisco are over 50 years old, leaving a number of residents with some major maintenance and upkeep. DryFast was contacted recently with reports of water damage in their basement room on Grove street. A drain pipe outside of the basement of the home had become backed up and all the contaminated sewage water had made its way into the room, flooding almost half of the premises. Ultimately this flood damaged the carpet and the walls as well. The residents of the home took…

Bathtub spills 100 gallons of water, causing major Water Damage, North Beach, San Francisco

Dryfast responded to a major 100 gallons  water spill in North Beach, San Francisco, door malfunction of this new model walk-in bathtub caused Water Damage to the entire apartment, including common areas and hallways, this water damage is one of a kind  and the very first experience for us. we have never responded to this kind of water damage in San Francisco.   Let's talk about the Water Damage here, so  the water leaked through the waterproofing seal, client was unable to stop the water while under panic, and we totally understand that, so water got out of the shower causing…

Washing Machine Malfunction causing Water Damage Castro area, San Francisco

Water Damage caused by washing machine in the Castro area , San Francisco, another busy afternoon here at Dryfast Water damage and Mold Restoration Company, this phone call was received early afternoon, Dryfast water damage restoration crew responded within one hour of the phone call.  Water reached out to two rooms affecting carpet, carpet pad, baseboards and drywall, first thing we did was to extract all standing water from carpet and vinyl tiles, remove all personal belongings away from the affected area, since there was so many pieces of furniture, beds, couches and other, we had to call the office…

Bathroom Water Damage Restoration Nob Hill, San Francisco

This Water Damage in San Francisco, Nob Hill area. It is typical for apartment buildings to have water damage from the bathroom above, so this is the same situation here , the unit upstairs had a plumbing problem so all the water went down and affected the ceiling. Dryfast responded same day, John evaluated the water loss, locating all wet areas that needs to be addressed ising his moisture meter and infrared camera. This was a insurance claim, so the estimate was prepared on "Xactimate" property damage estimating software, Insurance companies are using the same software making the process easier for the…

Shower valve replacement, Mission district in San Francisco

Replacement of leaking shower valve in the Mission district, San Francisco. This old Victorian house had couple of plumbing issues, the leaking shower valve and improperly installed copper pipe.   Stefan and John responded to this project, they have inspected the property and found that the only way to get to shower valve was through the ceramic tile surrounding. All options were discussed with the client so we all have better understanding of the process and the client knows what to expect.   The job was approved, our customer decided to change the tiles in the entire bathroom, according to him…

Small Water Damage in an office SOMA San Francisco

Professional Water damage Restoration was performed at this small office located in a SOMA district in San Francisco. fresh water supply line burst early morning around 9 am and flooded the bathroom and small area in the hallway thanks to maintenance crew that works in the building, they came in immediately and shut off the water. Team Dryfast received the emergency Water Damage call at 9:35 am, responded to the job site at 10:15 am, quickly our water damage team/ Mike and Dimiter/ did moisture inspection and were able to locate all water damage areas and building materials.   We…