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…

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…
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Find Out Why The Removal Of Affected Water-Damaged Building Materials Is Tough

Call Dryfast to handle the removal of affected water-damaged building materials in your home and we'll get someone out to you as quickly as possible. What is the first thing you would do if you found an area of your home with a lot of water damage? If you were smart you would call Dryfast and we would rush out as quickly as possible to extract the water from whatever material it's destroying, but most people try to do everything on their own. There is nothing wrong with trying to dry up wet areas by yourself, although you will find…

Why Providing Proper Targeted Ventilation And Dehumidification Will Help Your Home

Why Dryfast are providing proper targeted ventilation and dehumidification to dry every corner of your home after it has from suffered water damage. Even if you try your hardest you won't be able to stop water from getting into your home forever. When you're least expecting it the water will show up, but do you know what to do once it gets there? If there isn't a lot to go around you might be able to mop it up, but any considerable amount of water isn't going to go away without a fight. You'll have to pull out the big…
Why Structural Drying Is Still Crucial After You've Recovered From Water Damage

Why Structural Drying Is Still Crucial After You’ve Recovered From Water Damage

You've probably had a rough time recently, but don't clap yet because you're still in trouble. The visible water might be gone from your home and it could look like the danger has disappeared, so you would be forgiven if you didn't even consider the dampness it left behind. Unfortunately clearing up the water and closing up cracks where it might have squeezed its way into your home is the easy part. The dampness left behind can lead to more than a few problems for you and the family, so let's see why you need structural drying anyway. Why Structural…
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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…
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,…
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…

Santa Rosa Water Damage Restoration and Structural Drying

Hello everyone,  hope you are having a wonderful day,  today is Monday the 23rd of March,  the first quarter of the year it is almost through. Nice weather outside, but we still get Water Damage Restoration calls in Santa Rosa,  yes water restoration emergencies caused by burst supply lines,  old galvanized steel pipes, that are corroded and can not hold the water pressure.  Flood can occur within minutes of the damage, and if no one is home to shut off the water , water  damage can spread across the entire house, causing water damage to walls and carpet, hardwood floors and…