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Multi-Unit Flood In San Diego

11/18/2021 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado responded to a multi-unit flood on a Saturday morning in the city of North Park.  The top unit had a kitchen supply line burst that trickled down to the lower unit.  

The homeowner filed a claim with her insurance company and SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado was able to work hand in hand with the insurance company to make it a smooth process.  

We were able to extract the water out of both units within an hour of arriving and began the demolition process shortly after.  Once the demolition was completed the dry out was completed 72 hours later.  

Google Reviews

The homeowner was happy with the service and was nice enough to leave us a 5 Star Google review.  "Everybody's been polite and helpful during a very stressful situation.  So far they've just demolished and dried out, but I'm waiting for my estimate for putting it all back together." 

Water Damage in Downtown San Diego

11/8/2021 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado responded to a recent commercial water damage emergency in downtown San Diego.  Due to a couple of units being involved there were a number of moving parts.  

SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado was the main point of contact for each homeowner, tenant, insurance company and building manager.  We pride ourselves in not only doing good clean work, but also being able to communicate each step of the way.  Listed below are the reviews left by the two homeowners.  

"Very professional and helpful during stressful time we had water damage in our home. Gave good recommendations in what needs to be done and responded very quickly during the emergency." - Raquel S 

Google Reviews

"SERVPRO was professional and did an excellent job....Supportive and good explanation on what services needed to be done, when I was in a state of panic....I would strongly recommend them." -Sonia P

Water Damage Caused By Storm In San Diego

11/1/2021 (Permalink)

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San Diego has received some unexpected rain during the summer months.  San Diego's rainy season typically last from November-March, so it's important to know what to do if you experience water damage from a storm.  

SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado is happy to provide free inspections.  Our trained technicians will show up with the latest technology and do a through inspection of your home or business.  

Listed below is a Five Star Google review from our latest inspection.  

Google Review

"Mike was so courteous and professional. He was quick to respond and helped me understand the process from start to finish. He also got out to my house the same morning I called him and they began work right away. I’m so happy with the amazing service we received!"

Who Do I Call After A Pipe Behind Drywall Burst?

10/6/2021 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado responded to this call in San Diego, CA.  The homeowner walked into the garage to find a puddle of water and realized it also affected her bedroom.  

We were able to do a free inspection, moisture map the affected area and begin work right away.  The homeowner was so impressed with our ability to work with her insurance company that she left us a five star google review. 

Google Reviews

"The work provided by SERVPRO was exceptional. They were efficient, helpful, professional and extremely knowledgeable. They took time to answer any of our questions. This was the first time we had to go through this emergency situation since owning the house for more than 30 years but they made it a lot easier and less stressful for us. I would recommend them to anyone in need. Thank you Scott, Johnny and Martin. You guys are the best." 

Who Can Help With Smoke Damage Caused By a Fire?

9/7/2021 (Permalink)

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Fire and smoke damage is especially destructive. Listed below are some of the services SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coroando provide to help restore your home after fire and smoke damage. 

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 Structural Cleaning - After a smoke or fire damage, ceilings, walls, woodwork, carpeting and floors will often need a thorough cleaning. Your experienced SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado professional will pretest to determine the extent of damage, and then use the specific equipment and cleaning products required to clean and protect the different types of surfaces found in your structure. Depending on the amount of soot, we may even be able to reduce the cost of recovery by cleaning lighter soot deposits found on some surfaces, eliminating the expense incurred with repainting or refinishing.   

Contents Cleaning – All of the restorable contents in affected areas will be professionally cleaned and deodorized. This includes area rugs, furniture, draperies and upholstery. SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado begins by carefully inspecting and testing all fabrics in the structure to determine which cleaning methods are most appropriate.  Additionally, all the other restorable contents will be cleaned and deodorized to preloss condition.

Deodorization – SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado professionals provide specialized services that rid your home or place of business of offensive odors left by fire or smoke damage.  We do not merely cover up lingering odors with a fragrance, we seek out the sources of the odor and remove them.

Does My Insurance Cover A Water Heater That Burst?

8/30/2021 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado responded to this emergency call in Eastlake, CA. The homeowner heard what sounded like someone taking a shower outside, only to find that his water heater had burst from the outside closet.  

Unfortunately for this homeowner the damage was already done.  SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado was able to discover, during our free inspection, that the walls and flooring had been damaged in the bedroom next to the water heater closet.  

Once the client filed a claim we were able to begin work right away.  We were able to finish demolition in one day and picked up our equipment after three days of drying.  

Most homeowners are unaware that an insurance company typically doesn't cover the cost of a new water heater, but does cover the damage that the water heater caused.  

Google Review

The homeowner was so happy with SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado that he left us a Five Star Google review.  

Does SERVPRO Provide Free Estimates?

8/2/2021 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado prides itself in being faster to any size disaster.  

Because we are a preferred vendor for all major insurance companies, an estimate is not needed.  We work off of the same price list, so the insurance companies typically want us to get started right away to help minimize the damage. 

Listed below is a timeline showing reasons why an immediate response helps minimize the damage and restoration cost. 

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Within Minutes

  • Water quickly spreads throughout your property, saturating everything in its path.
  • Water is absorbed into walls, floors, upholstery, and belongings.
  • Furniture finishes may bleed, causing permanent staining on carpets.
  • Photographs, books, and other paper goods start to swell and warp.

Hours 1 - 24:

  • Drywall begins to swell and break down.
  • Metal surfaces begin to tarnish.
  • Furniture begins to swell and crack.
  • Dyes and inks from cloth and paper goods spread and stain.
  • A musty odor appears.

48 Hours to 1 Week:

  • Mold and mildew may grow and spread.
  • Doors, windows, and studs swell and warp.
  • Metal begins to rust and corrode.
  • Furniture warps and shows signs of mold.
  • Paint begins to blister.
  • Wood flooring swells and warps.
  • Serious biohazard contamination is possible.

More Than 1 Week:

  • Restoration time and cost increase dramatically; replacing contaminated materials and structural rebuilding may be extensive.
  • Structural safety, mold growth, and biohazard contaminants pose serious risks to occupants. 

What Should I Do If I Notice A Roof Leak After A Storm?

7/26/2021 (Permalink)

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With unexpected July rain in San Diego, SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado has been receiving a number of calls regarding potential water damage caused by leaking roofs.  

San Diego County and it's surrounding counties are known for having beautiful weather year round.  A lot of times the rain is a welcome sight, but along with traffic accidents, roof leaks are common after a good San Diego storm, especially in the summer months. 

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If you have water stains that come across the ceilings or run down the walls, the cause is probably a leaking roof.  The hard part in tracking down the roof leak, is that you usually need a rain storm to detect it, which makes it especially hard in San Diego. 

Listed below is a 5 Star google from a Coronado resident who had a roof leak after a storm.  

"Outstanding company that was very professional and responsive to my needs. Not every day I have a roof leaks and SERVPRO understands this! Recommend to all who may need this kind of service." 

Google Reviews

If you believe you have water in your ceilings or walls, after this unexpected summer rain in San Diego, please call us for a FREE Inspection. 

Who Should I Call for Water Damage in San Diego?

7/21/2021 (Permalink)

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Reasons for using SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado for Water Damage: 

When a flood or any other water related event occurs like a broken supply line, drainage leak or a damaged water heater, it's necessary for you to act quickly by getting professional flood restoration services. Cleaning up water damage involves more than just drying and wiping the residue away.

Delaying makes the damage worse because the water will seep into the walls, furnishings, floors, and this may result in mildew and mold growth.

Water mitigation can be devastating to any residential or commercial property, but when one gets professional services from the certified technicians at SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado you can be assured it is being handled properly.

Water damage mitigation

Water in a home or water in a business can cause damage like oxidation of metal (rust), rotting wood, composite building materials delamination, and microbial growth. If water cleanup and the drying process isn’t started immediately, the stability of the structure can be compromised. 


Restoration Solutions

The first thing to consider when you have a flooded home or business is safety. The first assessment made will be if there are any risks posed to anyone in the home or business due to the water damage. The next step is locating the cause of the problem (be it a pipe leak, supply line break or broken water heater, etc.) and correcting the source of the intrusion.

Depending on the cause of loss, SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado will be able to work with the proper third party to stop the source of the water intrusion. After assessing the water damage, we will follow the IICRC standards for mitigating the loss in the affected home or business. These services will be handled by our licensed and trained water cleanup professionals.

Preventing mold and mildew

In case you have experienced mildew or mold after water in home or water in business, you know how hard it is to get rid of the problem. Prompt water and flood damage restoration can reduce the chances of mold growth.

Insurance issues

SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado will assist you in dealing directly with your insurance company. We will gather a list of the needed repairs and proof of damages to provide to the insurance company.  

Having one qualified company for the entire process can save time and keep costs low. We can provide this continuity by supervising a full range of restoration services that will bring a building back to full functionality. 

Have Water or Flood Damage?
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5 Star Customer Service for Water Damage

6/29/2021 (Permalink)

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Listed below is another 5 Star Yelp Review.  SERVPRO of San Diego Bay SW/Coronado takes great pride in our customer service. 

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"We had a wonderful experience with SERVPRO and its owner, Scott.  We called Scott after discovering a flood in the crawl space under our house.  He was very nice and was over to our house within 20 minutes!  He surveyed the damage and gave us his honest, professional opinion.  We felt he was very trustworthy and there was no question that he knew his stuff.  We also appreciated the willingness to work in a 24" crawl space.  We proceeded with his recommendations and everything is working perfectly now.  

The plumber he recommended was also very reasonable priced, quick, and professional.  

Hopefully we never have another flood but if we do we will definitely call Scott!"