Step 5: Cleaning and Sanitizing

Water Damage Cleanup in Austin

Following a major water damage event, it's likely that the effected areas of your Austin home or commercial property will require water damage cleanup. A professional cleaning services and water damage restoration company, like SERVPRO of East Central Austin can help. The benefit of working with a company like our SERVPRO office is that we can handle all aspects pertaining to the cleaning and cleanup of your water damage issue, and focus on restoring your home to the condition it was in prior to the damage occurring.

After experiencing water damage, your walls, flooring, and ceiling will likely need to be professionally cleaned and restored. If the amount of water in your Austin TX property was severe, you could also need water extraction and water removal Austin. If mold has started to grow as a result of the water damage, you will likely need a mold inspection and professional mold remediation. All of these are elements that our SERVPRO team can handle for you.

In addition to cleaning your Austin property’s structure, as part of our water damage cleanup services, our SERVPRO professionals will professionally clean your furniture, upholstery, clothing, and any other restorable belongings that were affected by the water damage. Wet materials tend to have a very distinct odor. We will perform professional odor removal and deoderization where needed. Our Austin SERVPRO team consists of highly trained and certified water damage Austin experts to assist in all water damage cleanup situations.

Contents Restoration

SERVPRO of Downtown and East Central Austin specializes in restoring contents damaged by fire, water, or mold. Our expertise and “restore” versus “replace” mentality can help you save money while preserving precious keepsakes that can’t be replaced. Learn more about Contents Restoration.

  •  Dry Cleaning
  •  Wet Cleaning
  •  Spray and Wipe
  •  Foam Cleaning
  •  Abrasive Cleaning
  •  Immersion Cleaning

Odor Removal and Deodorization

We are trained to identify and eliminate offensive odors. Our technical expertise and industrial grade air scrubbers and fogging equipment go well beyond simply masking odors and other shortcuts that don’t work when your odor problem is serious or persistent.

  •  Odor Removal and Deodorization
  •  Air Scrubbers and Fogging Equipment

Sanitizing Treatments

Depending on the scenario, we may use antimicrobial, antibacterial, or disinfectant treatments to clean your property.

  •  Antimicrobial and Antibacterial Treatments
  •  Sanitizing and Disinfectant Treatments


We will remove and dispose of damaged materials with guidance from you and your insurance adjuster.

  •  Properly Dispose of Refuse

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