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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Water Damage Time Line

1/10/2022 (Permalink)

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Water emergencies come at the most inconvenient time. So when you have had a long day at work and come home to a soggy basement, it’s the last thing you want to deal with. Just know that SERVPRO of Casper is here to help. We provide emergency response 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Flooding and water damage can be very invasive. Water can quickly spread throughout your home and absorb into floors, walls, furniture, and more. SERVPRO of Casper will arrive quickly, and start the water extraction process almost immediately. Our rapid response helps minimize the damage and the restoration costs.

Water Damage Timeline

Within Minutes

  • Water quickly spreads throughout your property

  • 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, and paint begins to blister.

  • Metal surfaces begin to tarnish.

  • Furniture begins to swell and crack.

48 Hours to 1 Week:

  • Mold may grow and spread.

  • Doors, windows, and studs swell and warp.

  • Metal begins to rust and corrode.

  • Wood flooring swells and warps.

  • Serious biohazard contamination is possible.

More Than 1 Week:

  • Restoration time and cost increase, walls and flooring, and possibly other building materials will need replaced.

  • Structural safety, mold growth, and biohazard contaminants pose serious risks to occupants.

If you have questions about your water damage, please call SERVPRO of Casper today at 307-235-6558.

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