Your Belongings and Storm Damage
When it comes to tackling storm cleanups that have affected your home or business, consider SERVPRO of Champaign/Urbana to help. Our qualified staffers have the knowledge and expertise to help you recover from the damage. SERVPRO provides full-service restoration from heavy wind, rain, flooding or other things like mold. SERVPRO has services like dry cleaning, wet cleaning, spray and wipe, foam cleaning, abrasive cleaning and also immersion cleaning.
SERVPRO can also help to salvage electronics that have been damaged by water. It is best not to try to turn on or operate any electronic device that you believe has been damaged by water. Here are the types of electronics we can help with: Television sets, DVD players, computers, and more.
Restoring electronics requires prompt action. SERVPRO begins the restoration process by cleaning the outer parts of an electronic device. This pro-active process by SERVPRO staff can impede any further damage due to water corrosion. All of the electronics will be cleaned and inspected by one of our electronics technicians. At SERVPRO of Champaign/Urbana, we have a contents claim inventory service (CCIS). CCIS is very much in demand for those who need a detailed and accurate list of things.
Storm and water damage affects not only the structure of your house but also your belongings. SERVPRO of Champaign/Urbana understands that your home is more than a structure; your family's furniture, clothing, keepsakes, and other belongings help transform a house into a home. Consider SERVPRO today.
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SERVPRO of Champaign / Urbana specializes in restoring contents damaged by storms and other water damage events. Our expertise and our “restore” versus “replace” mentality can help you save money while preserving precious keepsakes that can’t be replaced. We pretest your contents to determine what items can be restored back to their condition before the water damage. We utilize several methods of cleaning your contents, including:
- Dry Cleaning - Used for cleaning light residues or to pre-clean prior to cleaning.
- Wet Cleaning - An effective cleaning method for removing moderate to heavy residues.
- Spray and Wipe -Effective for items that can’t withstand cleaning.
- Foam Cleaning - Used for upholstery fabrics that might shrink or bleed if cleaned.
- Abrasive Cleaning - Involves agitation of the surface being cleaned.
- Immersion Cleaning - Contents are dipped into a bath of the cleaning product.
If your home requires extensive restoration or cleaning, SERVPRO of Champaign / Urbana can conduct an organized, efficient move-out of the affected area. A move-out will provide several benefits, including:
- A quicker remodeling process
- Protecting items from potential damage
- Protecting contents from further on-site damage
When restoration is completed, we will work with you to coordinate the move-in according to your needs. The services offered upon move-in may depend on your insurance coverage.
Water-damaged electronics can present a serious hazard. Do not attempt to turn on or operate any electrical device that you suspect has been damaged by water. We will coordinate the restoration of your electronics, including:
- Television sets
- DVD players
- And more
The key to restoring electronics is taking prompt action to prevent further damage. We start by cleaning the exterior of electronic devices to help stop further corrosion and damage. Electronics will be cleaned and inspected by a qualified electronics technician.
Document / Photograph Drying
When your valuable documents, including photographs, are damaged by water, extreme caution should be taken to help ensure the water damage does not destroy the document. Although some documents may not be restored to pre-water damage condition, SERVPRO of Champaign / Urbana can save a great deal and help minimize additional damage.
Depending on the type of documents and the level of water damage, we have five options for the restoration of documents:
- Air Drying
- Freezer Drying
- Vacuum Freeze Drying
- Vacuum Thermal Drying
Contents Claim Inventory Service
When a storm event happens, the damage can often feel overwhelming. We can help ease the worry and confusion during the recovery process by offering our Contents Claim Inventory Service (CCIS), which provides a detailed and accurate list of your belongings. We take a room-by-room inventory of your contents, including digital photos, and in some instances, bar coding.
Our Contents Claim Inventory Service:
- Preloss list and value of contents
- Detailed and accurate report
- Better information to settle claims quicker
- Assistance with burden of proof for claims
- Peace of mind when you need it most