What Happens When Water Sits?
Water is so powerful that it can form mountains. But, when water is left sitting in your property it can become hazardous to your health. SERVPRO of Annapolis/Severna Park restored a property where a basement leak left standing water in a home for 2 weeks untreated. SERVPRO of Annapolis/Severna Park employees IICRC Water Mitigation Technicians that can properly treat a property with stagnant water.
Standing water is a breeding ground for bacteria, mold, and parasites that can be harmful to your health. While contaminated water poses a bigger health risk, bacteria will even grow in clean water. Mold can begin to grow and spread in as little as 48 hours.
In Arnold, Maryland, a home experienced a basement water intrusion that went undetected for 2 weeks while the homeowner was hospitalized. Based on the insurance adjuster’s suggestion, the homeowner contacted SERVPRO of Annapolis/Severna Park when he witnessed the amount of stagnant water as well as mold in the property. The complete basement and first level of the home, up to the ceiling, was covered in mold. This included couches, kitchen cabinets, flooring, and walls…everything you can think of. Our team provided water extraction, drying, dhimmification, as well as mold mitigation. They use a variety of cleaning techniques to clean and sanitize your belongings.
SERVPRO of Annapolis/Severna Park is highly qualified to handle stagnant water. Our team members are certified and well-trained in water damage and mold mitigation. When standing water is found in your property, remember the team that is faster to any sized disaster, SERVPRO of Annapolis/Severna Park.