Your Belongings and Storm Damage

When a weather event such as a storm or flood, fire damage or even a vehicle accident does damage to your home and business, you can benefit from SERVPRO’s emergency board up services.

It’s your duty as the insured to prevent further damage. When you have damage to your roof, windows, walls or any part of your home or business you need to call on the professionals at SERVPRO to do an emergency board up.

Our technicians use approved board-up techniques to help minimize further damage and secure your home and business.

Reasons to board up a damaged home or business.

  • Protection from the elements. Boarding up broken windows and/or structural damage to tarping holes in your roof to your home or business you can prevent further water damage from occurring in your home or business.
  • Protection from animals. Damage to your home and business that leaves holes in your roof or other parts of your home can be an invitation to animals entering your home or business. Animals can cause extensive damage to the interior of buildings by urinating and defecating all over.
  • Protection from vandals. Damage to your home or business without boarding up is an invitation to individuals who like to benefit from the misfortunes of others.  By securely boarding up it’s a deterrent to those that want to benefit from your misfortunes.

Call SERVPRO of Stevens Point at 715-544-4855 if you’re in need of Emergency Board Up Services.

If You Have Questions or Need Help, Call Us Today – (715) 370-7181

Contents Restoration

SERVPRO of Wausau, Stevens Point, NW Wisconsin Rapids, and Marshfield specializes in restoring contents damaged by storms and other water damage events. Our expertise and our “restore” versus “replace” mentality can help you save money while preserving precious keepsakes that can’t be replaced. We pretest your contents to determine what items can be restored back to their condition before the water damage. We utilize several methods of cleaning your contents, including:

  • Dry Cleaning - Used for cleaning light residues or to pre-clean prior to cleaning.
  • Wet Cleaning - An effective cleaning method for removing moderate to heavy residues.
  • Spray and Wipe -Effective for items that can’t withstand cleaning.
  • Foam Cleaning - Used for upholstery fabrics that might shrink or bleed if cleaned.
  • Abrasive Cleaning - Involves agitation of the surface being cleaned. 
  • Immersion Cleaning - Contents are dipped into a bath of the cleaning product.


If your home requires extensive restoration or cleaning, SERVPRO of Wausau, Stevens Point, NW Wisconsin Rapids, and Marshfield can conduct an organized, efficient move-out of the affected area. A move-out will provide several benefits, including:

  •  A quicker remodeling process
  •  Protecting items from potential damage
  •  Protecting contents from further on-site damage

When restoration is completed, we will work with you to coordinate the move-in according to your needs. The services offered upon move-in may depend on your insurance coverage.

Electronic Cleanup

Water-damaged electronics can present a serious hazard. Do not attempt to turn on or operate any electrical device that you suspect has been damaged by water. We will coordinate the restoration of your electronics, including:

  •  Television sets
  •  DVD players
  •  Computers
  •  And more

The key to restoring electronics is taking prompt action to prevent further damage. We start by cleaning the exterior of electronic devices to help stop further corrosion and damage. Electronics will be cleaned and inspected by a qualified electronics technician.

Document / Photograph Drying

When your valuable documents, including photographs, are damaged by water, extreme caution should be taken to help ensure the water damage does not destroy the document. Although some documents may not be restored to pre-water damage condition, SERVPRO of Wausau, Stevens Point, NW Wisconsin Rapids, and Marshfield can save a great deal and help minimize additional damage. 

Depending on the type of documents and the level of water damage, we have five options for the restoration of documents:

  • Air Drying
  • Dehumidification
  • Freezer Drying
  • Vacuum Freeze Drying
  • Vacuum Thermal Drying

Contents Claim Inventory Service

When a storm event happens, the damage can often feel overwhelming. We can help ease the worry and confusion during the recovery process by offering our Contents Claim Inventory Service (CCIS), which provides a detailed and accurate list of your belongings. We take a room-by-room inventory of your contents, including digital photos, and in some instances, bar coding.

Our Contents Claim Inventory Service:

  •  Preloss list and value of contents
  •  Detailed and accurate report
  •  Better information to settle claims quicker
  •  Assistance with burden of proof for claims
  •  Peace of mind when you need it most