Step 5: Cleaning and Sanitizing

Water will affect whatever is comes into contact with. A few common places water damage happens is in your walls, floors or ceilings. If water removal isn't handled properly, it can lead to structural damage to your Parma/Seven Hills home. At SERVPRO of Parma/Seven Hills we believe your personal belongings matter and we can help clean and restore your belongings that come into contact with water damage such as electronics, photos, furniture, upholstery and clothing. Many homeowners want to try and handle water removal cleanup themselves however, our team is trained to inspect water damage for not only the water you can see but also the water you cannot see. Those structure damage we mentioned happens when water damage goes undetected. If water isn't dried properly, it will lead to expensive future damages. 

Contents Restoration

SERVPRO of Parma / Seven Hills 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

Back to Step 4: Drying and Dehumidification

Forward to Step 6: Restoration