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How to Save Flooded Carpets

By |2018-03-12T03:11:58+00:00March 12th, 2018|Water Damage|

There’s nothing worse than arriving home to find that your house has suffered a flood, either from water leaking through a ceiling, your washing machine emptying out, or a hot water heater has busted and sent water all over your carpets. Either way saving flooded carpets is a serious issue. [...]

How To Restore A Water Damaged Carpet In 9 Steps

By |2018-03-12T02:57:45+00:00March 12th, 2018|Water Damage|

If you’ve ever experienced a water damaged carpet you’ll know that it is arguably one of the worst smells in the world. It offers up an unmistakeable combination of dank mildew and wet dog which permeates just about every room in the house. The trouble is that by the time your carpet gets to this [...]

How To Deal With A Flood

By |2018-03-12T02:43:25+00:00March 12th, 2018|Water Damage|

If you’ve suffered a flood in your basement then your carpet may still be salvageable, depending on where the water came from, but speed is of the essence. You’ll need to work fast before mould starts to grow, and this is what you need to know: DIY or PRO As a general rule of thumb [...]

Two Reasons Why A Wet Carpet Is A Big Deal

By |2018-03-12T02:22:27+00:00March 12th, 2018|Water Damage|

Carpet is usually the most expensive item within the house, so having wet carpet is not a good thing. They have to be to be able to withstand being walked on, having dirt and mud ground into them, or having food or drink spilled on them on a regular basis. This is an occupational hazard [...]

Wet Carpet – The Importance Of Drying It Quickly

By |2018-03-12T02:11:21+00:00March 12th, 2018|Water Damage|

If you’ve ever woken up or come home from work to find your carpet soaking wet following a burst pipe or a flood, then you don’t need us to tell you what a pain it is to dry everything out again and return your home to some semblance of normality. Sometimes your carpet is so [...]

When is a building considered dry?

By |2018-03-12T01:46:14+00:00March 12th, 2018|Water Damage|

WHAT IS MEANT BY CLEAN? The cleaning process includes locating, identifying, containing, removing and properly disposing of unwanted substances from an environment or material. An area is considered 'clean' when contaminants, pollutants and undesired substances have been removed from an environment or surface, thereby reducing damage or harm to human health or materials. WHEN IS [...]

Understanding Basic Flood Recovery Procedures

By |2018-03-12T01:36:42+00:00March 12th, 2018|Water Damage|

The restoration of property and possessions after flooding requires specialist knowledge and should be undertaken by professionally qualified damage management technicians. FLOODING CAUSES SEVERE STRESS TO EVERYONE AFFECTED After a major flooding incident stress can be compounded by delays and lack of information due to the number of simultaneous demands on insurers, loss adjusters and [...]

Do & don’ts if you have been affected by flooding?

By |2018-03-12T01:25:40+00:00March 12th, 2018|Water Damage|

Don't expect things to return to normal in the immediate future. Recovering buildings and property damaged by flood water can be a lengthy and specialised process. Do be prepared to have your life disrupted for some time. If temporary accommodation is required you need to bear in mind [...]

Bowling Disaster; Timber Floor Drying

By |2018-01-22T10:25:06+00:00December 14th, 2017|Water Damage|

We at Specialised Restoration Services (SRS) specialise in structural drying of all different types of materials including timber floors / timber floorboards; and were called onsite for emergency drying of the Bathurst Tenpin Bowling Alley, on 45 mitre street, Bathurst NSW 2795; The water ingress entered the property via the the box guttering overflowing on [...]