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 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…

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…
Why A Crawl Space Clean-Up Could Potentially Save Your Home

Why A Crawl Space Clean-Up Could Potentially Save Your Home

A Dryfast crawl space clean-up will ensure all the hidden areas inside your home are free of pest infestations, mold, and structural damage. Take a walk around your home and see if you can discover any new places you've never noticed before. You won't be able to do it unless you live in a mansion with a hundred bedrooms, but the truth is actually a lot more complicated. There are special areas in your home and they happen to be quite important, but they're hidden from view and unless you know where you're looking you won't be able to access…
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Dryfast Emergency Team responded to Water Damage at Goodwill store in San Francisco, CA

This is the Dryfast Water Remediation Team on an emergency water damage call at a Goodwill store in San Francisco, CA.  Water from the exterior irrigation system penetrated the exterior barriers causing water damage to the interior framework, interior wall, flooring tiles and down to the concrete foundation slab.  The first step at this site is to set-up containment of our work area. This allows our Specialists to work while the store can continue to operate as normally as possible. [caption id="attachment_2299" align="alignnone" width="450"] San Francisco Projects: This is the Dryfast Water Remediation Team on an emergency water damage call…
Companies With Water Damage Restoration Certification

Companies With Water Damage Restoration Certification

More Than Water: Build Up Your Reliability and Reputation With Certified Specialization in Important Aspects of Restoration Water may be essential for life, but too much of it, and it's a cause for alarm. It can damage your property and if left untreated, even cause serious health problems in the long haul. Water Damage Restoration is more than just removing the water and sweeping an area dry. It can affect many objects long after they are high and dry, and so restoration work requires going below the surface. This refers to a strong and regimented cleaning process to ensure early…
How Damage Restoration Company Can Help In Managing Rain Damages

How Damage Restoration Company Can Help In Managing Rain Damages

Most of the homeowners fear of damages from water. Water can damage all types of properties, residential and commercial, in many ways either through floods caused by melting of snow on the hills or heavy rains. Though floods can cause greater damage to your property but you cannot take rain damages lightly as they can also increase the risk of various other problems. Rain water can damage your upholstery, furniture, household appliances, plumbing as well as electronic products of thousands of dollars. A damage restoration company can help restoring your property from various types of damages including damages from moulds,…
Water damage tips – Responding to flood water damage

Water damage tips – Responding to flood water damage

Water damage by floods is one of the most stressful experience any household can face. This is because apart from damaging the building itself, water damage can cause accidents and destruction of property. Flood water can cause a lot of damage especially when immediate response is taken. Flood water is very challenging to handle keeping in mind large amounts of water can prevent people from accessing the building. Mud, silt and many other forms of contaminants are also likely to be accompanied by flood water causing further damage to property and the building.  To avoid excessive damage, it is…