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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Meet Rover, a Breakthrough in Water Damage Restoration

One of the most interesting tools that our franchise has at our disposal to overcome water damages to Hampshire County residences and places of business is our Rover. This unique piece of equipment works to aid in water extraction from carpeted areas, which often act as magnets for saturation and water pooling. Water can seep through the fibers of the carpet and absorb into the padding and subflooring, making it difficult for conventional drying and extraction approaches to be efficient and effective.

One of the distinctions that makes Rover such a special tool for this work is that it uses the body weight of the rider to help in making the extraction more efficient. Also, while the equipment does work best with some open areas to ride around on, it does not take up as much space as other weighted extraction tools which makes it a time and space-saving machine to take to every water removal project our SERVPRO franchise accepts.

As you can see from the video, the technician is riding on the equipment over a saturated carpeted area. The premise with this equipment is that the weight of the rider rolling along forces water, even saturation down through the padding, back towards the surface. As it reaches the surface, the vacuum on Rover sucks up this excess and sends it through the discharge hose fixed to the back of the machine.

The tool has helped to make drying efforts take considerably less time than other approaches, shaving off days from this step overall. With so many homes and commercial properties with carpeted areas, this ride-on equipment has proven invaluable to offering our clients a practical and productive solution to water losses that affect their property.

While this might only be a short video describing this equipment, it can also be a quick look at our continued obligation to offer the best approach to restoration that exceeds your expectations. We have the best tools in the industry for overcoming any disaster that you might face. Give our SERVPRO of Hampshire County technicians a call anytime at (413) 324-1300.