Case Studies

Residential Case Studies

Disaster Recovery

An animal became lodged in a Provo City sewer line causing an 18-home sewer backup. Although several of the homes had over 24” of raw sewage fill their basements, other homes were less severely affected.

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Fire Damage Recovery

A Park City fire devastated an upscale condominium complex. The unit where the fire originated required complete demolition and reconstruction – from the ground up. The adjoining units suffered moderate structural damage and a great deal of smoke and malodor damage.

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Commercial Case Studies

ZERMATT RESORT

A power outage caused the boiler to fail resulting in a major flood that affected the entire first floor of this beautiful upscale European lodge. All common areas, two corridors and 50 guest rooms were affected. A second flooding occurred when the power was restored and due to the fact that UDK was onsite, the new flow of water was extracted to prevent further damage from occurring.

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SPRINGHILL SUITES/LODGING DYNAMICS

After being open for just two weeks, Moab’s newest gem, the Springhill Suites experienced a sewer loss. The contamination affected numerous rooms and common areas on three levels of the property. Attempts were made to located a local restoration contractor in the area, but in the end, UDK was brought in by Lodging Dynamics to make the 200 + mile commute to handle the cleanup.

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MARIOTT MOUNTAINSIDE

As the well know Marriott Mountainside was ramping up for their busy ski and holiday season, the unthinkable happened. A water line broke flooding luxury rooms from the 10th floor, all the way down to the garage.

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HYATT HOUSE

The Hyatt House in Downtown Salt Lake City experienced a toilet overflow of category three contaminated water in one of their guest rooms. The contaminated water flowed throughout several guestrooms, corridors, hallways on two levels of the hotel and also the administrative offices.

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EMBASSY SUITES

The new Embassy Suites in South Jordan, Utah had just opened their doors when they experienced a trifecta of disasters.

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Jr. High Fire Damage Recovery

A six-alarm fire broke out at Wasatch Jr. High in Salt Lake City, UT. The fire originated in a computer room. School officials attempted to extinguish the fire with local resources: however the fire quickly grew out of control, severely damaging 60% of the structure.

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Restaurant Mold Removal

UDK was contacted by a local fast food chain that had recently moved out of a strip mall, and a new restaurant was going to occupy the space soon. When the property management company began the process of renovating the space for the new tenant, the carpenters came across what appeared to be mold.

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High School Fire Damage Recovery

An intense fire was started in the Main Library at San Juan High School in Blanding, Utah by thieves trying to cover their tracks while attempting to steal several computers.

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Middle School Water Damage Recovery

A large 8” irrigation line broke uphill from Eastmont Middle School.  Within minutes, thousands of gallons of water, mud and silt, began careening towards the school, breaking through glass doors and flowing for several hours until it was discovered.

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No matter how extensive the damage, Utah Disaster Kleenup can help. If you have any questions, call us at (801) 845-0065, or fill out our contact form.