Step 3: Water Removal / Water Extraction
After the inspection and damage assessment step is completed, the water extraction process begins. This important step removes the majority of the water. At SERVPRO of Hardin/Larue Counties, we use powerful pumps and truck-mounted vacuum units to quickly remove hundreds or thousands of gallons of water from your property. This proven process, highly trained technicians and state of the art equipment mean reliability and efficiency for you. When things go wrong we're here for you. We strive to make it "Like it never even happened." so you can get back to the more enjoyable things in your life.
Move-Out / Pack-Out
If your home requires extensive restoration or cleaning, SERVPRO of Hardin, Larue, Marion, Adair, and Russell Counties can conduct an organized, efficient move-out to protect your belongings from further damage.
- Move-Out Service
Emergency Water Removal
Our highly trained technicians will begin the water removal process almost immediately. Depending on the amount of water, we may use powerful submersible pumps in addition to industrial strength, wet/dry vacuums. Removing most of the water helps reduce drying time and helps prevent secondary water damage and mold and bacterial growth.
- Remove Excess Water
- Use Submersible Pumps and Industrial Wet/Dry Vacuums
Inspect the Carpet Pad and Carpet
We inspect the carpet and pad and determine if they should be removed to protect the subfloor.
- Inspect Carpet Pad and Remove If Needed
- Inspect Carpet and Remove If Needed
Water Removal Equipment
- Moisture detectors, hygrometers, and other meters measure the extent of moisture saturation.
- Infrared cameras may be used to find “hidden” water behind walls and ceilings.
- Submersible and gas-powered pumps are used for continuous pumping of high-level water.
- Truck-mounted and portable extraction units perform efficient water removal.