Rapid Deployment is needed when dealing with a water damage
Flooding and water emergencies don’t wait for regular business hours and neither do we. SERVPRO of Effingham, Mattoon, Charleston provides emergency cleaning and restoration services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—including all holidays in the south-central Illinois region. You need rapid response to minimize water damage so we never close and are always ready to deploy to your emergency.
Faster To Any Size Disaster
Flooding and water damage is very invasive. Water quickly spreads throughout your home and gets absorbed into floors, walls, furniture, and more. SERVPRO of Effingham, Mattoon, Charleston arrives quickly and starts the water extraction process almost immediately. This immediate response helps to minimize the damage and the cleaning and restoration costs.
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Water Damage Timeline
- 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 through 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.
About SERVPRO of Effingham, Mattoon, Charleston
SERVPRO of Effingham, Mattoon, Charleston specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. We also have our own in-house construction division that can totally restore your home and business back to its preloss condition. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.