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Does SERVPRO Provide Free Estimates?

8/2/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Tent in Imperial Beach Have Questions? Please Call (619) 435-0365

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. 

Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification

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. 

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