There is no doubt that in the disaster restoration industry, there can be some strange losses that occur. Sure, we see a lot of supply line leaks, kitchen fires and suspect growth in the crawlspace. However disastrous those losses can be, they are all fairly common in our line of work and our team is well equipped to handle them quickly and efficiently. However, not as commonly, we do occasionally get called out to assist in some rather unique situations. The great thing about our team is that we have years of industry experience, so we can handle just about anything that you throw our way. Whether it is a leaking baptismal pool at your church, a sewage line back up in a newly built home or a car crashes into your building – we have seen it and we can handle it. Here are our three more unique mitigation calls from last month and how we handled them.
Churches can often experience larger losses if there is no one onsite monitoring the facility throughout the week. Our team was called out one evening to assist with a leaking supply line for the baptismal pool. By the time that our team arrived onsite the line had leaked through the sanctuary, through the floor and into more than 4,000 square feet of the basement of the church. We treated this loss just like we would any other supply line leak, just on a larger scale. Lots of extraction and lots of equipment were what we needed.
With a newly built home, one would imagine that the potential for a loss would be low because all the plumbing and insulation is new and has not been used. However, there are some rare occasions where a disaster occurs and the property owner will need our services. For example, in a new development going up, the house that happened to be at the end of the sewage line experienced a large black water overflow. This is when sewage water backflows up the line and into your home or business. This is a category three water loss and it can be extremely hazardous to one’s health. It’s always advised to get professional help to clean up such a mess. Our team is trained to come onsite and clean up this type of loss safely and minimize dangerous exposure to our team as well as any occupants.
Lastly, we responded to property damage where a drunk driver ran into the side of someone’s home. Actually, the rear side of the home. Sure, this is something that happens in the movies, but how often does a car run into a building in real life? In this case, the car hit the home at the perfect angle to detach the addition all in one piece. Thank goodness, no one was in the affected area when the car struck the home. Our team was able to respond promptly, cleanup the debris and board up the structure so that no further damage would occur from the coming storm. At first glance, our team wasn’t quite sure how to approach it, but we put our heads together to develop a plan that was safe and would accomplish our goal of minimizing further damage.
No matter how strange the job is, Triad Service Team of Professionals is ready and willing to help you out. Give us a call today! (336) 829-5345