Residential Water Damage

From leaking faucets to burst pipes and flooding, residential water damage is one of the most common and potentially destructive problems you can face as a homeowner. If not taken care of immediately, excess water in your home can promote electrical hazards, cause expensive damage to your home’s structure and furnishings, and can even lead to the growth of hazardous mold. When the worst happens, call the experts at ServiceMaster by Viking.

With one call, we’re at your side providing expert guidance on what to do and the experience to fix the problem, fast.



What is water mitigation?

Water mitigation is the process of reducing or preventing the amount of water damage that happens after a flood, a leaking roof or any number of water-related reasons. By taking fast action, you can prevent additional damage and costs.

Count on the experts at ServiceMaster by Viking for:

24/7/365 Response – Seven days a week, 365 days a year, daytime or nighttime, we quickly respond to get your life back to normal.

Industry Leadership – For more than 60 years, ServiceMaster Restore has set the standard for water damage services.

Best-of-Class Methods – Our methods and processes meet or exceed industry standards.

Advanced Technology – We use state-of-the-art products to ensure the best results for your home.

Insurance Capabilities – We offer comprehensive water mitigation services and have a long history of working with insurance companies to help get your claims processed as quickly as possible.

IICRC Standards – ServiceMaster by Viking works with the IICRC to help set the standards by which the industry operates.


•  We’re ready to restore your home following any disaster
•  24/7 trained and well-equipped experts respond to your needs
•  With you as our priority, we say what we do and do what we say

What are the causes of water damage?

Residential water damage happens for a variety of reasons, including:
•  Plumbing leaks
•  Burst or broken pipes and hoses
•  A clogged toilet
•  Moisture behind walls
•  A leaking roof
•  Foundation cracks




Water damage can spread to other areas of your home.


Pressed wood swells and disintegrates and bacterial odor spread throughout your home.


Water can cause severe complications and secondary damages resulting in disruptive and costly repairs

We will be on site quickly, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With rapid response, floors, walls, and personal property can often be restored.

What to do if you’re in the middle of a loss
•  Damage from water and bacteria growth can begin within hours. Call for professional help.
 •  Remove as much water as possible by mopping and blotting.
 •  Remove wet area rugs or other floor coverings not permanently attached. Do not attempt to remove carpet
 •  Lift draperies off the floor, loop through a coat hanger and place the hanger on the drapery rod
 •  Wipe furniture, prop up wet furniture cushions for even drying and place aluminum foil under furniture legs
 •  Move photos, painting and art objects to a safe, dry location
 •  Keep books on shelves. Pack them tightly to prevent warping of pages until we arrive.
 •  Open drawers, closets and cabinet doors to enhance drying

What not to do
•  Do not enter a room with standing water until electricity has been turned off
•  Do not use a regular household vacuum to remove water
•  Do not lift tacked-down carpet without professional help
•  Do not use electrical appliances while on wet carpet or flooring
•  Do not disturb visible mold
•  Do not remove books from shelves

Removing the water and the worry

With rapid response, your floors, walls, and priceless possessions can often be preserved and restored. Our certified technicians come to your home backed by decades of field experience, along with proven water remediation techniques – perfected in our own one-of-a-kind test house – to remove moisture and promote effective drying. From start to finish, we’re with you at every step, until the last piece of furniture has been put back in place and you’re safely back in you home made sound again.

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ServiceMaster by Viking provides Residential Water Damage cleanup and Restoration Services to Warren PA, Jamestown NY, Dunkirk NY, Fredonia NY, Salamanca NY, Olean NY, Bradford PA, Chautauqua NY, Cattaraugus County, Chautauqua County NY, Warren County PA and throughout the area.

When disaster strikes, every minute that goes by makes the problem worse. Don’t delay.