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Can Hardwood Floors Be Saved After Kitchen Flooding?

7/12/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO equipment at work in kitchen Flood damage in your kitchen doesn't make for a happy home. SERVPRO techs are ready at a moment's notice for the water removal service you need.

SERVPRO Provides Water Damage Restoration in Nashua That Can Restore Hardwood Floors

Kitchen flooding is something that often happens in homes. A burst pipe, overflowing dishwasher, or water line to the refrigerator could be the cause. If the kitchen has hardwood floors, they can be permanently damaged if immediate mitigation does not occur.

Is Replacing the Floor the Only Option After Water Damage?

Hardwood floors are lovely. They are easy to care for and durable. One thing they do not like is moisture. When there is a water intrusion in the kitchen, the hardwood floors soak it up rapidly. It is vital to get professional help within the first twenty-four hours if you want to save your flooring. If you do not get water damage restoration help in Nashua, you could end up with:

  • Crowning – the water pushes the wood upward
  • Cupping – the moisture depresses the wood
  • Buckling – lifts the floorboards off the subflooring
  • Mold – can happen in less than 24 hours

Restoring Instead of Replacing

Genuine hardwood floors can be restored if dealt with quickly and professionally. Wood not only absorbs water but pulls moisture from the air. Hardwood floors can seem dry but have moisture underneath or trapped in the wood. We make sure the proper action gets taken to restore your hardwood floors.  Other services we provide include:

For the professional help you need to save your hardwood floor, call SERVPRO of Nashua  at (603) 889-2311.

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