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Frozen and Burst Pipe Cleanup in Morristown

12/28/2020 (Permalink)

burst pipe cleanup morristown nj near me When a frozen pipe bursts in your Morristown home, hundreds of gallons of water can flood your entire property.

As temperatures decrease, frozen and burst pipes increase! Any time temperatures drop below freezing, the water in your pipes can freeze, expand, and cause them to rupture or burst. This results in hundred of gallons of water to completely flood your Morristown home, causing extensive water damage and possible mold growth.

When you need help cleaning up the mess from a burst pipe, SERVPRO of Morristown's water damage restoration specialists are Here to Help 24/7, 365 days a year. With over a decade of experience, you can be sure SERVPRO of Morristown can make your water disaster "Like it never even happened."

What To Expect When You Call SERVPRO For Burst Pipe Cleanup

When you call SERVPRO of Morristown for professional water damage restoration services after a water leak or burst pipe, our representative will ask you the following questions:

  • When did this occur?
  • What was the source of your flooding?
  • What areas of your home have been affected by water?
  • How much standing water is currently in your home?
  • Is the water source still flowing/Have you turned off the water supply?
  • Have your filed an insurance claim?

These questions help our team be better prepared for your unique water damage situation, determining how many team members are needed, how much equipment is required, and if there are any special circumstances that need to be addressed.

Burst Pipe Cleanup Process

While every burst pipe cleanup project is unique and requires a specialized plan, SERVPRO of Morristown follows the same general process every time:

  1. Emergency Contact - A representative takes down all your information and what damage has been caused to your home.
  2. Water Removal - Our crews rapidly extract standing water from your home. When this step is completely promptly, it increases the likelihood that materials like carpets, wood flooring, and drywall can be salvaged.
  3. Drying Equipment Set Up - Equipment is set up throughout your home, strategically placed to ensure proper drying of the entire structure. This may include air movers (fans), dehumidifiers, floor mats, and more. Equipment is not removed until your property is completely dried.
  4. Demolition (as needed) - Since burst pipes are usually located behind walls or ceilings, some demolition may be done to open these areas up to dry. Your Project Manager will clearly explain what areas will be demoed.
  5. Mold Remediation (as needed) - Depending on how long your pipe was leaking or how long standing water was in your home, there may be the need for mold removal services.
  6. Cleaning & Sanitizing - After a water loss from a frozen pipe, the affected area of your home will be cleaned and sanitized to get rid of any dirt, bacteria, or mold spores.
  7. Restoration - Once all water damage cleanup is completed, SERVPRO of Morristown's in-house construction team will take the final steps to restore your home to pre-damage conditions. This may include painting, replacing drywall, replacing carpet, or major structural repairs depending on the extent of damage to your property.

Common Questions

Are burst pipes covered by insurance?

Yes, the damage resulting from a frozen or burst pipe will be covered by insurance, but the repairs to the broken pipe will not be.

What should I do until SERVPRO emergency response arrives at my home?

When dealing with a burst pipe in your Morristown home, you can do the following until our emergency team arrives:

  • Stop the source of your water to prevent further water damage. You will likely need to turn off your main water supply.
  • Use towels, mops, or a wet-dry vacuum to get up standing water.
  • Move any furniture out of wet areas.

How can I prevent my pipes from freezing and bursting?

To help prevent pipes from freezing, you should:

  • Insulate pipes
  • Open cabinets to warm pipes under sinks
  • Keep the heat on
  • Winterize your pipes if leaving for an extended amount of time
  • Let faucets drips to keep a continuous flow of water

Need Help Cleaning Up After A Frozen or Burst Pipe? Call SERVPRO of Morristown 24/7 - 800-734-3213

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