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…

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…

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…

Water Damage in a Crawl Space, Menlo Park

Interesting Water damage project in Menlo Park caused by sump pump malfunction, the problem with  Water Damage in a Crawl Space is that you do not see it when it starts, you can only notice the odor created later, including the flies that start to show up. In this great neighborhood in Menlo Park, nicest house on the block with indoor pool, here we are to work in the Crawl Space,  remove standing water, treat with anti-microbial solution, scoop and bag contaminated soil/ sludge/ replace soil, set up drying equipment, clean entire air duct system, replace the sump pump for…

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.

Boutique Hotels with Water damage in Nob Hill area of San Francisco

Late on a Saturday evening we received a phone call that the sprinkler system had been activated in one of San Francisco's Boutique Hotels.  We immediately sent out our emergency crew and were on scene and setting up to remedy the water damage caused by this sprinkler activation.  This hotel sits in the beautiful Nob Hill area of San Francisco, and is one of the historic turn of the century Robber Baron Manses, converted to a beautiful hotel.  The damage was fortunately contained to the fourth floor hallway and several rooms. As with all of our water emergencies, extracting the…

1550 bay water damage Marin district

1550 bay water damage Marin district Durning a remodeling in the upper apartment the electrician acidently drilled into a pipe in the kitchen. We were called out by the property management company and quick ly asses lt the situation. Cabinets and drywall were removed in order to get to all the wet insulation that was trapped behind the wall and plywood. After that all affected carpet was removed and vinyl in the kitchen. Vinyl acts as a moisture barrier once it gets wet since it traps moisture under it which cannot be dryied. Unit underneath had damage on the ceiling…
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Repairing drywall after a burst pipe in the ceiling

After our water damage team finishes with the dry out and ensures all wet surfaces are back to normal using state of the art moisture meters and thermal cameras our repair team comes in. Patching all removed materials and bringing things back to pre existing condition or better. (more…)