Park City, Utah based Chem-Dry of Park City issued a public advisory reminding homeowners to check their washing machine drain pipe before leaving the laundry room. This is due to a recent case where a senior client’s wife, who has dementia, used the washing machine without the drain pipe being properly hooked-up. This costly mistake flooded the entire laundry room, kitchen, and hallways with hardwood floors, resulting in mitigation and repair costs of up to $18,000.
Daryl Olsen, from Chem-Dry of Park City, explains that hardwood floor water damage can be very tricky and expensive to address. “Speed is the key to saving your hardwood floors from permanent water damage. The first 24 hours are critical, and the longer the wood is exposed to water, the worse the damage will be. When wood gets wet, it begins to expand, leading the edges of the wood flooring to swell. This results in warping of the wooden plank’s edges and loosening of the glue beneath the surface, causing the floors to pop up as they expand,” he says. Furthermore, Olsen asserts that it is very important to remove the water quickly, not only to save the hardwood flooring but also to prevent mold growth—which is harder and more expensive to resolve.
Meanwhile, Chem-Dry of Park City shared a number of useful tips and guidelines on how to prevent such hardwood water damage from worsening. The most important advice they give homeowners is to find and stop the source of water as well as keep the floor free from soaked carpets, rugs, and furniture. Secondly, they advise homeowners to remove all the standing water by using a wet vacuum and wipe the affected areas until they are dry. “You can also use a dehumidifier to absorb the excess moisture and accelerate the drying process by using fans and leaving the doors and windows open,” says Olsen. Finally, they recommend hiring a professional water damage cleanup company because such companies know how to fully remove excess water; dry, dehumidify, and disinfect the affected area; restore the condition of soaked items, and remove all traces of mold from the property.
As noted on the company’s website, Chem-Dry of Park City has a team of professionally trained water damage restoration specialists who will go over the best possible solutions to help homeowners avoid any further damage to their property. Olsen also asserts that their water damage restoration experts help homeowners deal with insurance companies, an especially useful benefit given that not knowing what to say (or saying the wrong thing) to the insurance company could result in the claim being denied. He further states that hiring a professional water damage restoration company like Chem-Dry of Park City ensures that the property will be fully restored to its pre-damage condition.
Chem-Dry of Park City is one of the most trusted Park City water damage cleanup companies, based on a number of positive reviews and recommendations received online. Aside from water damage repair, they also offer a wide range of professional home services, including carpet cleaning, countertop restoration, pet urine removal treatment, rug cleaning, tile and grout cleaning, upholstery cleaning, and more.
One of their satisfied clients, Amy Day says in a Google review, “The guys from Chem-Dry of Park City were amazing. My carpets have never looked so good. I have been debating whether I should replace them or not, but with Christmas coming, I decided to wait. I'm glad that I decided to get them cleaned instead. They look great and I saved money by not getting them replaced. I will use them again for sure.”
Meanwhile, Nicole Willey says in a 5-star Google review, “I had never had my carpets cleaned before, but they were in dire need of it due to having pets stains and dirty traffic areas all over. I called Chem-Dry of Park City and they scheduled me for the next day. The technician was very personable and explained everything to me regarding how the process would work. He was a very polite young gentleman. My carpets are clean now and I am a very happy customer. I will be using Chem-Dry of Park City for many years to come.”
Complete details can be found on the company’s website. Alternatively, homeowners may send an email or call the company’s service hotline to inquire about their wide range of professional home services. Furthermore, interested parties may visit Chem-Dry of Park City’s official social media pages to stay up to date with their latest news and announcements.
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