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Building a good customer experience does not happen by accident. When home water damage happens it’s important to have a professional, friendly and experienced South Florida mold remediation and water damage company to reach out to. At Get Dry, Inc. we have over 20 years of experience with home and property water damage. The reviews below are a testament to the high quality service we provide. These reviews from our happy clients speak volumes when it comes to the excellent service we provide. Please read our
Not every South Florida mold remediation and water damage situation requires our services, we are always happy to help those in need. Sometimes a water emergency could be remedied with some good advice from an experienced professional. LJ’s situation is very common. A homeowner comes home to find an unexpected flood and panic sets in. Knowing who to call in these situations could mean the difference between an easy clean up that can be performed by the homeowner, or a water damage disaster that will require outside help. Many of the more serious South Florida home damage situations we handle could have been handled much easier and with lower cost if the homeowner called us for advise at the first sign of trouble. When certain parts of your home become moist, a more serious situation could develop. In a moist location mold could start to grow in as little as 24-48 hours. This doesn’t necessarily mean that all water leaks require a professional mold removal company. However, if you have a situation that does require a professional it’s better for find out fast. At Get Dry, Inc. we never charge for advice and our home inspections are free. Are are based in South Florida and cover all of Broward County, Martin County, and Palm Beach County. We are thrilled that we were able to help LJ with an easy phone call, If you have a questionable water situation in your home, call us and let us help you a well.
ABOVE: Often water or moisture will sit unnoticed in the attic of a home. This could happen because the insulation will absorb the moisture and trap it within the fibers. Over time the insulation will either absorb too much water or loose it’s ability to hold the moisture. When this happens the water is released and travels through the drywall on the ceiling. Once this happens the water damage removal process requires removal of the ceiling tiles or drywall. It’s also possible that mold growth has started and if that is the case the water damage restoration process will also require mold removal.
ABOVE: In this infrared image, you can see have our specialized equipment can detect moisture within the drywall. By using this type of equipment we can zero in on the source of the moisture. It’s common that moisture is sometimes hidden in home walls and ceilings yet no visible signs appear.
ABOVE & BELOW. – Unfortunately this is sometimes typical of roof damage. During a storm or hurricane flying debris, often tree branches will punch a hole through the roof. When this happens it often goes unnoticed by the homeowner. How often does a homeowner climb the roof looking for damage. Number one, climbing roofs could be dangerous for those inexperienced with roof climbing. Over time the rain water will soak into the roof and become absorbed until the ceiling caves in. The picture above and below are both from Roberta’s home.
BELOW: When a home suffers water damage, it’s important to check all the walls for moisture. This moisture meter is just one of the tools we use to detect for water damage. To the visible eye, a home’s wall may look normal. However when a moisture meter is applied the fact that the drywall has absorbed water becomes apparent.
BELOW: – This water spot appeared after a rain storm hit Palm Beach County. In this case water entered the ceiling and walls through a leaking roof. Alvin called us to investigate the extent of his home damage. When we arrived, we have found that Alvin”s home had been facing water intrusion for a long time. After we tested the ceiling and walls we found a high degree of moisture. In addition to the moisture and water damage, we also found that mold had been growing as well.
ABOVE – By using our advanced water damage and moisture imaging equipment, we were able to pinpoint the areas that had suffered the most serious water intrusion and damage. By using our imaging equipment we were able to follow the path of the water from the home’s attic, into the walls and to the floor.
BELOW – In these pictures you can see how the water soaked into the carpet. When looking at the home’s interior walls with the naked eye, the water damage is not always visible. As a South Florida Mold remediation and water damage removal company, our job is to find and track all the areas that have suffered damage. Some of these areas are clearly visible, in other areas the walls look perfectly normal.
BELOW – In addition to infrared imaging cameras, we also use moisture test equipment. Here you can see that our meter is almost at its peak reading. This indicates that behind this wall there is a problem growing. The presence of moisture could mean that mold is growing. In situations such as this, where moisture is in a dark hidden location, mold will grow quickly. Check out this article on mold and how mold grows. How mold grows and why moisture should be removed quickly. In this article you will learn how quickly mold grows and why it should be removed immediately.
BELOW: – As you could see this Palm Beach County home had suffered serious water damage. Once the water penetrated the roof, the water traveled along the attic beams and along the homes interior walls. It took a lot of testing to find all the places where mold and water damage occurred. In some places removing the drywall was the only way to get to the moisture.
Rain water could travel from one corner of a homes roof through the walls, to other parts of your home. Once a home suffers from Beach County water damage, it’s important to call a professional restoration company as soon as possible. Over time the water could travel through your home, and also start the mold growing process.
As your can tell from reading the above water entering your home could travel all through your home causing all kinds of water damage. We are glad that we were able to restore Arlen’s home back to re-damage condition. Whenever, we are hired to restore a water damaged home, we make sure we use the highest quality mold resistant products helping to insure that your home is protected from future water damage. In a storm or hurricane debris could travel at a high rate of speed causing a wide range of damage. While there are no guarantees that a home or property won’t take another hit, using the finished mold resistant building supplies can certainly help with piece of mind.
ABOVE & BELOW: Here you an see how a home’s ceiling may look normal, but when viewed through an infrared camera the water in the drywall becomes visible. In order to head off more serious damage specialized equipment is needed. As the best South Florida mold remediation expert we have this equipment.
BELOW: Thank you, from Jack Ansell!
This home suffered both water damage and mold damage. The fact that the water caused major damage meant that all the drywall had to be removed. Once the drywall was removed the entire area had to be dried and the mold removed.
When a South Florida suffers home water damage there is always a chance that mold can grow. In these two photos you can clearly see mold growth. Removing the drywall is required when a home has this extent of mold damage. In addition to mold looking bad, mold damage comes with numerous other problems. Number one, mold eats the wood and paper fibers in your home. The sugars in the wood are absorbed by the mold, eventually the wood and paper disintegrates leaving a mess of toxic spores. These spores often become airborne and spread toxins through the home or building. Sometimes, residents have no idea why they are becoming ill.