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Water Damage Timeline

8/6/2018 (Permalink)

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The sooner you respond to a water emergency on your property, the less the damage will cost you. Go with the team that’s faster to any-sized disaster.  Call SERVPRO of Savannah at 912-234-9690.

  • Within Minutes - Water is absorbed into walls, floors, upholstery and belongings. 
  • Within 1to 2 Hours - Drywall swells, metal surfaces tarnish and furniture begins to warp/mold.
  • Within 48 Hours to Week - Mold grows, doors and furniture warp, metal begins to rust.
  • Over Week - Structural safety, mold growth, and biohazard contaminants pose serious risks.

Here at SERVPRO we have the following Service Response Guidelines*:

  • ONE – Within one hour from the notice of loss, a SERVPRO Franchise Professional will contact you to arrange for service.
  • FOUR – Within four hours of loss notification, a SERVPRO Franchise Professional will be on-site to start mitigation services.
  • EIGHT – Within eight business hours of on-site arrival, a verbal briefing of the scope will be communicated to the appropriate person.

*Exceptions may apply under certain conditions, such as a local catastrophic event or storm situation.

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