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…

Structural Drying, lobby area inside of the apartment building, Financial district San Francisco

This apartment building was flooded in the middle of the night/ 2:45 am/ the homeowner decided to take a shower/ bath tub/ after the bar, the results are the following: Water Damage to the lobby area, homeowner forgot to turn of the water in the tub, affecting ceiling with historical crown-moldings.   HOA of this San Francisco property, called us at 7 am, they first called another company that had great reviews, but no one showed up , so we were the second choice since we are not a franchise or a huge multi location Water Damage Restoration Company,…

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…

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…

Overflow pipe problems Broadway Street in San Francisco

You’re living in one of San Francisco’s most prestigious neighborhoods when you rent an apartment on Broadway Street, in the Pacific Heights area of San Francisco. Near Union Street and the Fillmore District, these apartment rentals offer amenities that include a heated indoor swimming pool and state-of-the-art fitness center, with views of the San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Palace of Fine Arts. You will live in style in one of the most highly sought after locations in San Francisco with easy access to public transportation for access to downtown SF, and convenient by car to Marin.…

Bathroom Overflow project in San Francisco

DryFast was called out to a water damage site in the Outer Mission district of San Francisco. A home owner had discovered wetness, moisture and even visible condensation in their bathroom. While some amount of wetness in a bathroom is normal, because of the amount of water that goes through the shower, taps, etc., this level of moisture was unusual and potentially concerning.   We came out and ran some moisture location tests. Our skilled technicians determined that the excess water was originating from the ceiling, in the form of a small leak from an upper-floor bathtub. The inspection…

Water damage project located in Noe Valley San Francisco

Our technicians responded to an active water damage call in a beautiful centrally located apartment near the hottest area in Noe Valley, arriving at the apartment within 45 minutes of the call.  The technicians entered the apartment and before them were two waterfalls from the ceiling, to pools of water below on the carpeting in the living room as well as another large area leaking from the ceiling onto the kitchen counter and flooring.  They proceeded to the upstairs unit to determine the cause of the water leak.  There they found a ruptured water supply pipe line and proceeded…
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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…