Recent Commercial Posts

Apartment building suffers water damage

10/8/2019 (Permalink)

This Columbus, Wi apartment complex experienced a water damage that flooded carpeting and affected the ceiling of the apartment below.  They called SERVPRO of Madison North & East to handle the water mitigation.

SERVPRO of Madison North & East are water damage restoration specialists and are ready to restore your Madison home or apartment building back to pre-water damage condition. We quickly extract the water and then dry your property using state-of-the-art equipment. SERVPRO of Madison North & East uses moisture monitoring equipment to effectively measure and document the drying process to ensure your property is dry.  We also utilize professional-strength cleaning, sanitizing, and deodorizing products to cleaning and sanitize the affected water damage area for your comfort and safety.

Have Water or Flood Damage?
Call Us Today – (608) 221-1818

Taking precautions to prevent water damage during construction

9/26/2019 (Permalink)

As a new business owner, the last thing you want is water damage during the construction of your business. However, it can happen if the proper procedures are not followed.  This article from "The Hartford Insurance" explains what can happen: 

Common causes of water damage during construction include:

• Improper installation of weatherproofing, waterproofing and moisture barrier systems on the exterior skin of a building

• Poorly glued connections on plastic pipes or improperly sweated copper pipe connections

Supervisors should ensure that all weatherproofing/ waterproofing installations adhere to the building plans, manufacturers’ specifications, industry standards, and all relevant building codes. The WDPP (Water Damage Protection Plan) should include a quality control plan for plumbing connections and fittings such as marking each connection with a permanent marker. The plan should also include the fire sprinkler system. Worksite inspections should verify that:

• Water accumulations from rain and groundwater are not migrating into the building

• All door and window openings are covered at the end of each work shift and prior to inclement weather

• Water lines and mechanical equipment are protected from freezing

• Sprinkler or plumbing lines that are pressure tested with water are drained immediately following the test

• Standpipe valves are closed

• Roof drains are not blocked with leaves or debris

• Sink drains are not clogged

• Storage areas are dry and well ventilated

• Materials are raised off the floor by pallets for storage Controls

The WDPP (Water Detection Protection Plan) often outlines preventative measures to minimize the risk of water damage such as an administrative policy to shut off the domestic water supply during off-hours. Supervisory personnel should verify that no trades will be working during off-hours before shutting off the water supply. In addition, they must ensure that the domestic water line doesn’t provide water to any operating mechanical system that requires a constant water source. Other preventative procedures include:

• Providing a secondary power source (i.e. generator) when using sump pumps or other water pumping systems

• Testing sprinkler and plumbing systems with air pressure to identify system leaks before charging with water

• Sealing leading edges of roofing materials at the end of each day to prevent storm water from getting under an incomplete roofing membrane

• Providing heat during the winter in buildings with charged water lines or standpipes to protect from freezing

• Leaving a gap of at least 1/2” between the drywall and the floor to minimize water contact in the event floors become wet

Many leak detection systems are available to help prevent water damage. Many commercial water flow detection systems are completely non-intrusive (no cutting of pipe to install) and easy to program. Passive leak detectors monitor water flow and sound an alarm (local or connected to a centrally monitored system) when water starts to flow and the system is armed during off hours. Active leak detectors not only generate an alarm, but can also prevent water leaks by automatically shutting off the water supply. The WDPP can list the leak detection systems used on-site, identify supervisory personnel responsible for their use, and refer to the operating guidelines for each system.

Source: https://www.thehartford.com/sites/the_hartford/files/preventing-water-damage-during-construction.pdf

Have Questions? Call SERVPRO of Madison North & East Today – (608) 221-1818

Apartment water pipe leak causes damage

7/11/2019 (Permalink)

This downtown Madison Wi apartment building experienced a water damage when a water pipe under the sink began to leak.  This apartment was on the third floor and went unnoticed while the tennant was out.  Water leaked throughout the apartment and began to leak into the apartment directly below.  They called SERVPRO of Madison North & East to handle the water mitigation. 

SERVPRO of Madison North & East can respond immediately to your commercial water damage emergency and has the training, experience, and equipment to handle large commercial flooding or water damage emergencies. Whether your water emergency occurs in an apartment building, office building or big box store, we will respond quickly to mitigate the damage and manage the restoration project through to its completion.

Water Damage or Flooding? Call Us Today (608) 221-1818

Water pump failure causes damage

5/8/2019 (Permalink)

This Madison apartment building facility manager called SERVPRO of Madison North & East when one of their tenants said there was water coming out of the ceiling in their bathroom.  They discovered that a cooling tower pump burst and was leaking water into the apartment below and possibly inside the walls of the apartment.  

SERVPRO of Madison North & East has the training, experience, and equipment to handle large commercial flooding or water damage emergencies. Whether your water emergency occurs in a small office building or a large apartment building, we will respond quickly to mitigate the damage and manage the restoration project through to its completion. 

With all water damages, time is off the essence to lessen the chance of further damage to your property.  This is why SERVPRO of Madison North & East prides itself on their 24 hour 365 days a year service.  

Water Damage or Flooding? Call Us Today (608) 221-1818

Water Damage in Commercial Property

4/5/2019 (Permalink)

This commercial property in Madison, Wisconsin experienced a water damage in the ceiling of the large manufacturing area.  They notice first condensation forming on the underside of the roof.  During further inspection, they found that a water hose in the attic was leaking.  They called SERVPRO of Madison North & East to handle the water damage.

SERVPRO of Madison North & East has the training, experience, and equipment to handle large commercial flooding or water damage emergencies. Whether your water emergency occurs in a small office building or big box store, we will respond quickly to mitigate the damage and manage the restoration project through to its completion.

When it comes to commercial and residential restoration services, SERVPRO is a leader in the industry. Available 24 hours a day and seven days a week, SERVPRO of Madison North & East responds quickly to your Madison business’s fire, water, and mold damage emergencies. 

Have Questions? Call Today – (608) 221-1818

Sprinkler system causes restaurant water damage

3/30/2019 (Permalink)

This Wisconsin Dells, WI restaurant experienced a water damage when the sprinkler system went off unexpectedly.  Water sprayed over the main dining area affecting the ceiling, walls, tables and flooring.  The owner called SERVPRO of Madison North & East to handle the mitigation as efficiently as possible to minimize loss of business.

Water damage can strike your commercial property at any time and can sideline your business, regardless if the damage occurs from a major storm event or a broken water line. Every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when you have an emergency water event, the SERVPRO of Madison North & East professionals offer fast, 24 hour emergency services, 365 days per year.

Water Damage or Flooding? Call Us Today (608) 221-1818

Water damage in Madison clubhouse

1/18/2019 (Permalink)

This clubhouse in Madison, Wisconsin suffered a water damage when the upstairs bathroom toilet overflowed.  Water soaked the floor causing the ceiling downstairs to leak water in the room below.  SERVPRO of Madison North & East was called in to do the mitigation.  

We are water damage restoration specialists and are ready to restore your Madison home back to pre-water damage condition. We quickly extract the water and then dry your property using state-of-the-art equipment. SERVPRO of Madison North & East uses moisture monitoring equipment to effectively measure and document the drying process to ensure your property is dry.

Have Water or Flood Damage?
Call Us Today – (608) 221-1818

Madison Wisconsin Clubhouse Suffers Water Damage

10/19/2018 (Permalink)

This clubhouse in Madison, Wisconsin suffered a water damage when the upstairs bathroom toilet overflowed.  Water soaked the floor causing the ceiling downstairs to leak water in the room below.  SERVPRO of Madison North & East was called in to do the mitigation.  

We are water damage restoration specialists and are ready to restore your Madison business back to pre-water damage condition. We quickly extract the water and then dry your property using state-of-the-art equipment. SERVPRO of Madison North & East uses moisture monitoring equipment to effectively measure and document the drying process to ensure your property is dry.

Have Water or Flood Damage?
Call Us Today – (608) 221-1818

Leaky Roof in Commercial Property Causes Water Damage

10/19/2018 (Permalink)

leaky roof caused water damage in this Wisconsin commercial property.   During a storm, water came in from under the roof, damaging ceiling tiles and flooding the carpet.

SERVPRO of Madison North and East was called to do the mitigation.  Within 3 days, this business was back to normal "Like it never even happened."

Commercial Restoration Services

There's never a convenient time for fire or water damage to strike your business. Every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when an emergency situation arises in your business, give us a call and we'll be there fast with the help you need.

If your business suffers a major loss, call us at         (608) 221-1818.

Commercial Fire Damage Restoration

10/19/2018 (Permalink)

Fire damage can be devastating not only a homeowner, but for a business owner as well.  In addition to the fire and smoke damage, there also can be significant water damage from firefighting efforts and fire suppression systems. Every hour that is spent restoring your business back to pre-fire condition is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. This isn't acceptable!  If your business experiences a fire, smoke or water damage, call SERVPRO of Madison North and East and we will get your business, back in business in no time!  

  • 24 Hour Emergency Service
  • Faster to Any Size Disaster
  • A Trusted Leader in the Fire and Water Restoration Industry with over 1,700 Franchises
  • Highly Trained Fire and Water Damage Restoration Specialists

Commercial Fire Damage? Call Us Today – (608) 221-1818

Water damage in Columbus Apartment Complex

6/27/2018 (Permalink)

This Columbus, Wi apartment complex experienced a water damage that flooded carpeting and affected the ceiling of the apartment below.  They called SERVPRO of Madison North & East to handle the water mitigation.

SERVPRO of Madison North & East are water damage restoration specialists and are ready to restore your Madison home or apartment building back to pre-water damage condition. We quickly extract the water and then dry your property using state-of-the-art equipment. SERVPRO of Madison North & East uses moisture monitoring equipment to effectively measure and document the drying process to ensure your property is dry.  We also utilize professional-strength cleaning, sanitizing, and deodorizing products to cleaning and sanitize the affected water damage area for your comfort and safety.

Have Water or Flood Damage?
Call Us Today – (608) 221-1818

Water damage in ceiling of commercial property

4/18/2018 (Permalink)

This commercial property in Madison, Wisconsin experienced a water damage in the ceiling of the large manufacturing area.  They notice first condensation forming on the underside of the roof.  During further inspection, they found that a water hose in the attic was leaking.  They called SERVPRO of Madison North & East to handle the water damage.

SERVPRO of Madison North & East has the training, experience, and equipment to handle large commercial flooding or water damage emergencies. Whether your water emergency occurs in a small office building or big box store, we will respond quickly to mitigate the damage and manage the restoration project through to its completion.

When it comes to commercial and residential restoration services, SERVPRO is a leader in the industry. Available 24 hours a day and seven days a week, SERVPRO of Madison North & East responds quickly to your Madison business’s fire, water, and mold damage emergencies

Have Questions? Call Today – (608) 221-1818

Madison Restaurant has a Water Loss

4/17/2018 (Permalink)

This Madison, WI restaurant experienced a water loss when their commercial coffee maker water pipe broke flooding the floor and the affecting the offices down below.  They called SERVPRO of Madison North & East to handle the mitigation.

SERVPRO of Madison North & East has the training, experience, and equipment to handle large commercial flooding or water damage emergencies. Whether your water emergency occurs in a small office building or big box store, we will respond quickly to mitigate the damage and manage the restoration project through to its completion.

SERVPRO of Madison North & East can respond immediately to your commercial water damage emergency regardless of the size or scope of the damage.

Water Damage or Flooding? Call Us Today (608) 221-1818

24 Hours Emergency Service/ Faster to any size disaster

Cottage Grove Business Suffers Water Loss

3/15/2018 (Permalink)

This Cottage Grove commercial property experienced a water loss when the water from heavy rains wasn't able to drain properly away from the building.  With further inspection, it was determined that the gutters were clogged.  They called SERVPRO of Madison North & East to handle the mitigation.

When your commercial property has water damage from flooding or leaks, we have the expertise and equipment to properly restore your property. At SERVPRO of Madison, we invest in the latest technology and equipment because it helps us restore your business more quickly and to minimize cost. This equipment allows us to detect hidden moisture and extract standing water quickly and efficiently. We also utilize professional-strength cleaning, sanitizing, and deodorizing products to cleaning and sanitize the affected water damage area for your comfort and safety.

Have Water or Flood Damage?Call Us Today – (608) 221-1818

Water Damage in Madison Clubhouse

10/18/2017 (Permalink)

This clubhouse in Madison, Wisconsin suffered a water damage when the upstairs bathroom toilet overflowed.  Water soaked the floor causing the ceiling downstairs to leak water in the room below.  SERVPRO of Madison North & East was called in to do the mitigation.  

We are water damage restoration specialists and are ready to restore your Madison home back to pre-water damage condition. We quickly extract the water and then dry your property using state-of-the-art equipment. SERVPRO of Madison North & East uses moisture monitoring equipment to effectively measure and document the drying process to ensure your property is dry.

Have Water or Flood Damage?
Call Us Today – (608) 221-1818

Leaky Roof Causes Water Damage in Commercial Property

10/14/2017 (Permalink)

A leaky roof caused water damage in this commercial property in Watertown, Wi. During a storm, water came in from under the roof, damaging ceiling tiles and flooding the carpet.

SERVPRO of Madison was called to do the mitigation.  Within 3 days, this business was back to normal "Like it never even happened."

Commercial Restoration Services

There's never a convenient time for fire or water damage to strike your business. Every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when an emergency situation arises in your business, give us a call and we'll be there fast with the help you need.

If your business suffers a major loss, call (608) 221-1818.

Leaky roof causes water damage in commercial property

7/24/2017 (Permalink)

Roof leak causes water damage

A leaky roof caused water damage in this commercial property in Watertown, Wi. During a storm, water came in from under the roof, damaging ceiling tiles and flooding the carpet.

SERVPRO of Madison was called to do the mitigation.  Within 3 days, this business was back to normal "Like it never even happened."

Commercial Restoration Services

There's never a convenient time for fire or water damage to strike your business. Every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when an emergency situation arises in your business, give us a call and we'll be there fast with the help you need.

If your business suffers a major loss, call (608) 221-1818.

Preventing Commercial Water Damage During Construction of Your New Business

5/9/2017 (Permalink)

Don't let water damage get your business down before opening day

As a new business owner, the last thing you want is water damage during the construction of your business. However, it can happen if the proper procedures are not followed. Remember that “SERVPRO of Madison North & East”is proud to serve our local business owners in Dane, Columbia, Sauk, Richland, Iowa, Grant and Vernon counties when the unexpected happens.  This article from The Hartford Insurance explains what can happen: 

Common causes of water damage during construction include:

• Improper installation of weatherproofing, waterproofing and moisture barrier systems on the exterior skin of a building

• Poorly glued connections on plastic pipes or improperly sweated copper pipe connections

Supervisors should ensure that all weatherproofing/ waterproofing installations adhere to the building plans, manufacturers’ specifications, industry standards, and all relevant building codes. The WDPP (Water Damage Protection Plan) should include a quality control plan for plumbing connections and fittings such as marking each connection with a permanent marker. The plan should also include the fire sprinkler system. Worksite inspections should verify that:

• Water accumulations from rain and groundwater are not migrating into the building

• All door and window openings are covered at the end of each work shift and prior to inclement weather

• Water lines and mechanical equipment are protected from freezing

• Sprinkler or plumbing lines that are pressure tested with water are drained immediately following the test

• Standpipe valves are closed

• Roof drains are not blocked with leaves or debris

• Sink drains are not clogged

• Storage areas are dry and well ventilated

• Materials are raised off the floor by pallets for storage Controls

The WDPP (Water Detection Protection Plan) often outlines preventative measures to minimize the risk of water damage such as an administrative policy to shut off the domestic water supply during off-hours. Supervisory personnel should verify that no trades will be working during off-hours before shutting off the water supply. In addition, they must ensure that the domestic water line doesn’t provide water to any operating mechanical system that requires a constant water source. Other preventative procedures include:

• Providing a secondary power source (i.e. generator) when using sump pumps or other water pumping systems

• Testing sprinkler and plumbing systems with air pressure to identify system leaks before charging with water

• Sealing leading edges of roofing materials at the end of each day to prevent storm water from getting under an incomplete roofing membrane

• Providing heat during the winter in buildings with charged water lines or standpipes to protect from freezing

• Leaving a gap of at least 1/2” between the drywall and the floor to minimize water contact in the event floors become wet

Many leak detection systems are available to help prevent water damage. Many commercial water flow detection systems are completely non-intrusive (no cutting of pipe to install) and easy to program. Passive leak detectors monitor water flow and sound an alarm (local or connected to a centrally monitored system) when water starts to flow and the system is armed during off hours. Active leak detectors not only generate an alarm, but can also prevent water leaks by automatically shutting off the water supply. The WDPP can list the leak detection systems used on-site, identify supervisory personnel responsible for their use, and refer to the operating guidelines for each system.

Source: https://www.thehartford.com/sites/the_hartford/files/preventing-water-damage-during-construction.pdf

Call “SERVPRO of Madison North & East” (608) 221-1818 in case of a commercial water damage during construction.

Restoring Your Madison Commercial Property After A Water Damage Event

5/8/2017 (Permalink)

Restoring Your Madison Commercial Property After A Water Damage Event

Flooding and water damage events at Madison commercial properties are often complex with numerous issues that require a knowledgeable and flexible response. Whether we’re dealing with a relatively small water cleanup scenario or a large scale event, we work quickly to assess each unique situation and isolate the damaged area. In many instances, normal operations can continue in a temporary space while we restore your facility.

Restoring Commercial Properties Presents Unique Challenges

Our professionals are trained to be mindful of legal and environmental concerns and strive to fully restore the damaged area while working within your budgetary constraints. We understand that every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when an emergency situation arises in your business, give us a call and we’ll be there fast with the help you need.

About SERVPRO of Madison

SERVPRO of Madison specializes in the cleanup and restoration of commercial and residential property after a water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

Commercial Storm Damage Restoration

5/8/2017 (Permalink)

Storms and inclement weather can be devastating to any business. Wind damage, heavy rain, flooding and ice can occur suddenly and cause substantial damage in a matter of minutes. There’s never a convenient time for flooding or storm damage to strike your business. Every hour spent cleaning up is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. So when an emergency situation arises in your business, give SERVPRO of Madison a call and we’ll be there fast with the help you need.

  • 24 Hour Emergency Service
  • Faster to Any Size Disaster
  • A Trusted Leader in the Storm and Water Restoration Industry with over 1,700 Franchises
  • Highly Trained Storm and Water Damage Restoration Services

Storm or Flood Damage? Call Us Today (608)221-1818

Commercial Restoration Presents Unique Challenges

SERVPRO of Madison has the training, experience, and equipment to handle large commercial storm or water damage emergencies. Regardless of your property type or size, we will respond quickly to clean the property and manage the restoration project through to its completion. Learn more about our training and certifications.

Locally Owned Company with National Resources

SERVPRO of Madison will respond immediately to the storm or flood event affecting your commercial property, regardless of the size or scope of the damage. We are part of a national network of over 1,700 Franchises with special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large scale events and disasters.

We are proud to be a part of our community and strive to provide the residents and business owners in our area the fastest response times and our best work each and every day.

We are proud to serve our local counties: Dane, Columbia, Sauk, Richland, Iowa, Grant and Vernon counties.

Commercial Fire Damage Restoration

5/2/2017 (Permalink)

Baraboo hotel fire

Fire damage is especially devastating for a business or commercial property. In addition to the fire and smoke damage, significant water damage from firefighting efforts and fire suppression systems may occur. Every hour spent restoring your business back to pre-fire condition is an hour of lost revenue and productivity. If your business experiences a fire loss, call SERVPRO of Madison and we’ll respond immediately to get you back to business.  

  • 24 Hour Emergency Service
  • Faster to Any Size Disaster
  • A Trusted Leader in the Fire and Water Restoration Industry with over 1,700 Franchises
  • Highly Trained Fire and Water Damage Restoration Specialists

Commercial Fire Damage? Call Us Today – (608) 221-1818

Proudly serving our local counties: Dane, Columbia, Sauk, Richland, Iowa, Grant and Vernon.

SERVPRO of Madison Commercial Services

5/2/2017 (Permalink)

Call SERVPRO of Madison for your free quote: (608) 221-1818

When it comes to your commercial property, we mean business. You need a company that can minimize the disruption to your clients while delivering superior results. Whether you need professional cleaning to make your business shine, or emergency water restoration services, SERVPRO of Madison has the training and expertise to help make it “Like it never even happened.”



  • Small Office Buildings

  • Large Office/High-Rise Office Buildings

  • Apartment Buildings

  • Restaurants

  • Hotel/Motels

  • Small Retail Stores

  • Large Retail/Big-Box Stores

  • High-Rise Residential

  • Manufacturing & Industrial

  • Government/Military


Have Questions? Call Today – (608) 221-1818


Commercial Building Restoration Services


SERVPRO of Madison is available 24 hours a day to restore your property in Dane, Columbia, Sauk, Iowa, Grant, Richland and Vernon counties so you can get you back to business. We have the expertise, equipment, and highly trained personnel to handle your commercial water, fire, or mold damage. We can also access the resources of our national network of 1,700 Franchises to handle large commercial projects and major storm events.



Commercial Building Cleaning Services


Whether your need is removing an odor problem or deep-cleaning flooring or carpets, you can depend on SERVPRO of Madison to get the job done right the first time. We’ll respond promptly and make your workspace look its very best.