Sump Pump Failure Damages Basement
Storms recently ripped through the Chicago suburbs, causing thousands of dollars in damages to homes throughout the area. As the rain continued to fall, the sump pumps in these homes failed to keep up. The home pictured here suffered that fate, as their sump pump failed and caused water to enter into their basement. The water would end up affecting the carpet as well as the walls. Thankfully most of the customers content was able to be salvaged except for a few cardboard boxes. SERVPRO was able to asses the damages and determine what the next steps needed to be. The technicians on site determined that most of the walls needed to be cut due to wet insulation as well as determining that the carpet and pad was not salvageable. When all the demolition was completed, they set drying equipment consisting of air movers and dehumidifiers to start the drying process. All in all the process was completed after 4 days. The customer was very pleased with our work and decided to use us for the reconstruction as well. It will be a pleasure too see this project through from start to finish.