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…

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,…

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…
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…
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…
What to do if you have Water Damage?

What to do if you have Water Damage?

How to Choose the Best Water Damage Restoration Service in San Francisco? If you are experiencing floods in your home due to a broken pipe or a storm, then hiring a professional water damage restoration service to clean up the mess is a good thing you can do as soon as possible. However, not everyone out is capable of offering quality work that is up your expectations and that is why is very important to consider certain factors when choosing one. In that regard, here are some pointers to help you choose the best water-damage restoration company. 1. Availability in…
Water Damage Information San Francisco

Water Damage Information San Francisco

Water Damage Information San Francisco - Keep Your Property Safe and Secure! Water damage is an earnest issue that can raise many health concerns. It needs to be treated with a lot of care and a sense of urgency. Water leakage can cause many problems;some of them would be the disintegration of wood, steel getting rusted, materials like plywood getting delaminated, etc. Sometimes floods cause so much of damage that it's very hard to get over the losses and bring everything back to normal the way they are supposed to be. Water Damage Restoration San Francisco. There are many…