Commercial Flood Burst Pipes This 10,000 square foot building sustained water damage from burst pipes when temperatures dropped. Tenants had just moved out and the building was up for sale. The damage impacted the office areas as well as warehouse. Abbotts provided Insurance Claim Management services, coordinating directly with the insurance company in [...]
Sewage backup tops the list 'Homeowner Horrors'. The smell is just the beginning - a disgusting reminder of the bacteria, viruses, parasites and hazardous waste that has invaded your home. Even in small amounts, sewage can pose health hazards. If not quickly cleaned and sanitized, these hazards can spread to other areas of [...]
Moisture Meter Inspection Looking at the bathroom area where a backup occurred, the walls appear to be dry. The moisture meter inspection tells a different story. Allowing moisture to remain in walls can result in rot and/or mold damage. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!
The lack of gutters above two bedroom windows on the second floor resulted in mold seeping in from the outside. Air test confirms that mold is present even though it cannot be seen inside the home.
A free inspection and estimate for a homeowner that discovered mold when retrieving holiday decorations from the basement. The mold resulted from a drainage issue on the outside of the home. They initially tried to clean the mold with bleach but soon realized that did not work and called for an inspection. The moisture meter [...]
Water Damage Leads to Removal of Insulation Water damage in Brighton, CO leads to removal of insulation.
The aftermath and devastation of fire.
This 5000 sq ft crawlspace had 4 to 5 inches of water due to a sprinkler line break. Our team extracted the water, dried the space out using air movers and dehumidication units. They then applied antimicrobials and installed a vapor barrier to prevent moisture from damaging the building. Antimicrobials are an important step to [...]
Abbotts performed this dry down in Castle Pines, CO. The main water shut off broke resulting in the flooding of a crawl space. Abbotts setup a drying system including air movers and dehumidification units to mitigate the flood, dry out the space and prevent mold and mildew from forming.
A dishwasher failed in this Pueblo West home resulting in flooding on the main level and into the lower level basement. Our crews extracted the water then set up drying equipment in an effort to salvage hardwood floors and carpet. Some carpet was already destroyed along with drywall and ceilings. Crews tested for asbestos - [...]