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Water damage in Upland, CA

11/12/2019 (Permalink)

The flooded home was caused by snow Flooded home in Upland, CA.

This water damage was actually caused by snow. When the ice melted in the mountains of Upland, Ca water became an issue for this household. SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights arrived on the scene having to extract standing water from nearly every bedroom in this home. In the picture provided you can see that we had to cut wet drywall from the home to prevent any mold growth. Luckily the home owners were home at the time of the incident and were able to minimize damage by calling SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights as soon as they were capable. Having water intrusion in your home could be disastrous, when coming across water intrusion don't sit on it for too long and do something to minimize damages to your home. 

Flooded home in Upland, CA

11/12/2019 (Permalink)

Water affected home in Upland, CA The flooded home was caused by a faulty water line

Sometimes home owners are not expecting, or prepared for a water damage, especially if they live in a place with minimal rain. This home in Upland, CA was not expecting any rain to come anytime soon so you can imagine the shock they went through when they came back home from work to see their entire home flooded with water. Some of us live more messy then others, and there's nothing wrong with that. In this case, there would have been less damage done if the home owner was a little more organized. When we walked into this home there was two inches of standing water throughout the home. There were many items on the floors that were affected with water and most of that stuff had to be thrown away due to the extent of the water damage. SERVPRO did leave the home making it "Like it never even happened."

Water damage in Upland, CA

11/1/2019 (Permalink)

A flooded house was caused by a broken water line Truck mount extracting standing water

This water damage occurred at a residential home in Upland, Ca. As you can see in the photo, we do have our iconic green SERVPRO van extracting standing water from inside the home. The long green hose is a vacuum of sort that removes water from carpets and pads. There were several items that were severely damaged by the water intrusion and unfortunately were not able to be saved, but in the end of it all the customer was very happy to get rid of old items in her home, and really was just happy to have her home back to preloss condition. The customer was very happy with our services and referred us to her family and friends, she was happy that SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights made it "Like it never even happened."

Commercial Losses

10/7/2019 (Permalink)

Drying wet carpet in restaurant affected by water damage Olive Garden Affected by water damage

Commercial losses include but are not limited to, restaurants, medical buildings, hotels, motels, shopping malls, warehouses, office buildings, schools, factories, and grocery stores. Many of these businesses are dramatically affected during a fire/water loss. Business can slow down, or shut down completely due to structural damage. Limitations to access to certain parts of the buildings can also be an issue. SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights have a crew that is trained to handle any size disaster at any hour of the day/night. Not only do we have the crew to take care of the damages, but we have all the latest up to date equipment and technology to help the process go by quicker, and more efficiently. SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights make it "Like it never even happened." 

Carpet affected due to water intrusion

10/7/2019 (Permalink)

Carpet removed due to water damage Water damage at home in Upland, CA.

When water affects carpet in a home, there is most likely padding underneath the carpet that had soaked up moisture from the water damage. In this case you cannot simply dry to carpet and call it a day. When the under laying padding gets affected by water, it must be removed. The reason to this is because the padding is meant to soak up the moisture, and keep it contained within the padding to prevent a further spread of water throughout the home. Thus when wet must be removed and replaced. Carpet can be dried if in good condition and re applied after the drying process is complete. SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights have the tools and man power to make your damages "Like it never even happened."

Storm damage in Upland, CA.

10/7/2019 (Permalink)

Storm damages come with major destruction at times to homes. In other cases a storm may happen when you're away from home, and when you come back, you come back to something like the photo provided. What you see is mold due to a water intrusion by a storm, the home owners were away on a business trip when a storm hit their city and caused structural damage inside the home. Mold grew because they came back two weeks after the storm hit, which means water water was sitting in their walls for two weeks. Mold can grow within 24 hours if enough water lingered inside the wall cavity, which it has in this case. Luckily the damages weren't too big and SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights came in and made it "Like it never even happened." 

Storm damage in Alta Loma, Ca

10/7/2019 (Permalink)

Flooring buckling due to water damage Flooring and walls affected by water

Storms can be disastrous, and some storms can cause minor to no damages to your home or business. In this case a storm caused a water intrusion in a home in Alta Loma, CA. The water intrusion affected hardwood flooring, and drywall damages throughout the home. As you can see in the photo provided, the wooden floors started to buckle which means water has been trapped underneath the flooring for quite some time. Also you can clearly see how high the water went on the drywall inside the home. In this case we remove the hardwood flooring and dry down the water underneath, clean and sanitize the area and also remove the wet drywall and insulation on the walls to prevent any mold growth. By the end of this loss, the customer was pleased to see that we restored his home and truly made it "Like it never even happened." 

Waiting too long

9/10/2019 (Permalink)

Don't wait too long to take action after water intrusion in your home. Some make the mistake and wait too long to dry out possible wet areas in their home. If this happens you're making this a bigger headache, quite literally. Mildew and mold can start growing on the outside of your walls, meaning, it was so wet inside that there can definitely be some structural damage, and mold inside the walls as well. Such mold can cause great harm to the human body as well as to animals and plants. To keep a healthy environment inside your home you must make sure that any water intrusion is handled quickly and properly. Call SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio heights to dry out your home or business and inspect for mold or any structural damage before its too late. 

Water damage in Library

9/4/2019 (Permalink)

Air movers drying wet carpet Wet carpet at the upland library

This water damage was at a local library in Upland, Ca. This was a very important job for us to be a part of because we value education, and knowledge. Without these books our future generations would be lost so we did everything in our power to restore any damaged books and get this library back in business as soon as we could. Water and fire are books biggest enemies and were hear to help restore and save the knowledge inside these books. Drying this commercial building was a bit of a challenge because of the racks filled with books, so we had to dry around them, and had to even remove a few to make sure no water was still trapped underneath them. By the end of the drying, SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights made it "Like it never even happened."

Fires in Southern California

8/29/2019 (Permalink)

Fires happen in Southern California way too often. The year 2019 was the hottest year recorded in history for Southern California. Meaning during the summer we really need to be careful and keep a good eye out on wildfires. Some homes here in Upland, Ca. were built on Valleys and Hills which make them perfect targets for fires. If you or a loved one have suffered from a fire in your home you know how bad it can get. Not only your home and structure will be damaged, but all the contents you have in your home are at risk. Having fire extinguishers nearby is a very good idea to have in case a fire were to happen. No matter how big or small the damage is SERVPRO of Upland/San Antonio Heights will be there to make it "Like it never even happened."