Hardwood Floor Drying Tacoma

Hardwood Floor Drying

Flood Water Damage Restoration Tacoma by Advanced Water RestorationWhen wood comes into contact with moisture you want to call on a professional to get your floors dried as soon as possible to avoid structural damage and mold growth.  Advanced Water Restoration has the specific training, experience and tools to get your floors quickly and affordably dry.  We will work hard to try and preserve your flooring.  We have come to be the water restoration and hardwood floor drying company that Federal Way can depend on for speedy, quality services.  The quicker you can get the floors dry the less likely the water will cause irreparable harm.  Tacoma residents and business give us a call today to help with your water restoration project.

Drying Water Damaged Wood Flooring

Hardwood Floor Drying Tacoma

When you are working with moisture on hard wood you are battling with the clock.  In as little as two or three days mold can grow causing additional damage and a hazardous environment.  It is very important to address moisture problems as soon as they are discovered. Leaving floors to dry on their own may take weeks or months.   The quicker our expert technicians can get the floor dry, the more likely you will be able to avoid permanent damage, mold growth or other structural problems.  When you call us we will come out on-site quickly and get your drying process started right away.

Restoring a Hardwood Floor

Here’s an outline of a typical Tacoma hardwood floor drying call:

1. When we first arrive we will complete a comprehensive inspection of the water damage.  We will also check out the subfloor and the flooring materials such as the nails.  Sometimes wood floors are not able to be restored and will need to be spot replaced. The greater amount of water damage the has already occurred the less likely the flooring can be fully salvaged. Floors that have some damage but have not completely buckled may be able to be restored- every flooring situation is different, we take the time to fully inspect the problem.

2. After the flooring have been surveyed any visible moisture will need to be removed. The water that has accumulated on top of the floors or pooled underneath the floors will need to be dried.  Wetness that sits by floors will continued to be soaked up by the flooring and be an ideal environment for the growth of mold.

3. The next step is to set up our professional, quick drying vacuum panels. This will greatly  increase the airflow that surrounds the flooring helping it to dry as swiftly as possible.

Additional Information on Moisture and Wood Floors

Moisture on the wood flooring over time will cause problems no matter the type of wood. Some flooring though can withstand some amounts of moisture and be able to be restored.  Solid wood flooring damages very easy but can be sanded and refinished which will bring back the original beauty.  Harder wood floors will soak in the moisture slower than other wood or partial wood flooring- which makes harder flooring easier to salvage.  Engineered wood can also take a while to soak in water but once it is damaged they can not be refinished.

When working with excess moisture and wood it is important to work with experienced professionals that can go to work right away in saving your floors.  Advanced Water Restoration provides Tacoma with swift, knowledgeable, cost-effective services that will give you piece of mind.  Contact us today!

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