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My Chicago Retail Store Has Water Damage. Who Can Help Me to Restore It?

8/21/2022 (Permalink)

a water damaged basement with puddles of water covering the concrete floor Water damage in the basement of your store can seem rather minor but affect the structure. Contact SERVPRO to quickly assess and help restore.

Call a Restoration Company to Perform Commercial Water Cleanup in Your Chicago Retail Store

In any business, risks are a given, and some like water damage bring potential losses. This is true in Chicago retail stores where the risk of loss is significant after a water intrusion incident, resulting from a burst pipe or faulty sprinkler system, among other causes. When that happens, you need help from a company like SERVPRO to prevent further losses.

Why can’t I just clean up the water on my own?

Whether you can perform clean up yourself mainly depends on the extent of the water damage. However, in our expert opinion, it is advisable to let professionals assist you to perform commercial water cleanup in your Chicago retail store. Water and moisture can get into unexpected spaces. If you do not remove them properly, they can lead to mold growth, rot, corrosion, and other issues. After a water intrusion incident, failing to clean up your retail store properly can cause it to be a breeding ground for microorganisms like bacteria, which carry serious health risks to customers and employees. Experienced water restoration technicians know what to do and have the right equipment for the job.

What can I expect from your services?

We dispatch our technicians immediately we receive a call and work efficiently and fast to reduce operational downtime. Saving time is vital when dealing with water damage in a retail store. Water damage can lead to the loss of cash registers, shelves, refrigerator cases, and security systems, which are expensive to replace. Water can also ruin products in the selling space and inventory items in the stock room. Employees can also lose their jobs if your business does not recover from water damage. Therefore, it is our priority to complete the cleanup process quickly so that you can get back to business. Our restoration services include:

  •   A thorough floor to ceiling inspection.
  •   Photographic documentation
  •   Written documentation
  •   Water extraction
  •   Deep cleaning of affected materials and surfaces.
  •   Thorough drying by placing air movers and dehumidifiers in the affected areas properly.
  •   Sanitizing affected surfaces with antimicrobial products to prevent microbial growth.
  •   Odor removal using odor remove equipment and products.

To dry the wet areas effectively, our SERVPRO technicians can create drying zones within the retail store. A drying chamber enables us to control the temperature, humidity levels, and airflow for the purpose of increasing evaporation within the zones.

We complete the work professionally with minimal intrusion. It is our priority to provide a safe environment for your customers and employees. We can work with you to ensure that the business operations resume within a short time.

SERVPRO of Hyde Park / E. Bridgeport / Bronzeville prides itself on offering high-quality commercial water damage restoration services. Call us any time at (312) 509-5000 to restore your retail store to its preloss state.

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