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Case Studies

Case Studies

Our experience in disaster recovery and property restoration projects is second to none in the industry. We've been involved in all types, size and varieties of projects. To better understand the scope of our services, read more about some of our successful and challenging projects.

Bannack State Park

Bannack State Park in Montana was inundated with water, mud, and rocks from a flash flood. BELFOR restored more than 80 historic structures to help reopen the park.

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BELFOR Builds COVID-19 Testing Site

BELFOR builds a COVID-19 testing site for Medical University of South Carolina.

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Berry Plastics

Fire, smoke and water damage restoration to production lines and structural components of the Berry Plastics manufacturing plant in Oklahoma.

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Brookdale Clear Lake

BELFOR restored the Brookdale Clear Lake Senior Living Center in Texas after Hurricane Harvey wind-driven rains caused water damage to 186 rooms and common areas.

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California Casino

BELFOR performs mold remediation and microbial growth removal in a California casino kitchen.

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Cascade Wood Products

A two-alarm fire at the Cascade Wood Products manufacturing facility in Oregon caused significant property damage. BELFOR cleaned the 53,000-square-foot structure including production machinery, equipment and tools.

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Catoosa County Public Schools

An EF4 tornado caused property damage to 23 buildings in the Catoosa County School District in Georgia.

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Creekside Village Apartments

BELFOR mitigates accidental fire damage at the Creekside Village Apartments in Oregon.

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Diamond Princess

BELFOR completes deep cleaning and sanitizing services on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.

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East High School

East High School, the iconic school used to film Disney Channel's beloved High School Musical trilogy, was inundated with water from a flash flood.

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Ellet High School

A two-alarm fire caused structural fire and smoke damage at Ellet High School in Ohio. BELFOR worked with students in the Construction program to mitigate the damage and provide real-life project experience.

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Ferguson Showroom

Ferguson is the largest distributor of plumbing supplies, pipe, valve and fittings in the U.S. BELFOR restored a 60,000-square-foot Ferguson showroom and warehouse in North Carolina that suffered significant storm and tornado damage.

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First Congregational United Church of Christ

An arsonist destroyed the inside of the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, including the church steeple, historic stained glass windows and sanctuary.

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Florida Keys Community College

Hurricane Irma damaged 90 percent of the buildings on the Florida Keys Community College campus in Florida. More than 300 BELFOR specialists helped restore and reopen the campus.

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Fort Bliss

A massive snow storm and winter freeze results in water damage to 1,700 military homes at Fort Bliss in Texas.

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Gibson Cancer Center

A lightening strike caused heavy fire damage to the radiation oncology unit at the Gibson Cancer Center in North Carolina. BELFOR responded immediately with a fast-track recovery plan.

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Grant School District

Flood waters caused significant water damage to Grant Union High School, transportation and district offices in Oregon.

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Harvard University Herbaria

A water pipe burst and flooded the Harvard University Herbaria in Massachusetts. BELFOR freeze dried and restored a collection of valuable plant specimens.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The 165-acre Hewlett Packard Enterprise campus in Houston suffered significant flood damage in 16 buildings after Hurricane Harvey hit.

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Immaculate Heart High School

A sudden microburst of heavy rain and powerful winds damaged the Immaculate Heart High School in Arizona.

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Indian River State College

A hot water heater pipe burst in the Health Science building at Indian River State College in Florida, causing significant water damage to the building and its contents.

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Kansas State University - Hale Library

Hale Library at Kansas State University suffered extensive damage to its structure and contents after an accidental fire on the roof. Read an eye-opening experience from the front lines of the library’s recovery and restoration project with BELFOR.

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Legacy at Westwood Apartments

An accidental fire caused significant damage to six units at the Legacy at Westwood Apartments in California. Read how BELFOR responded on Christmas Eve to begin the recovery process.

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MCH Center For Women and Infants

Just five weeks after an electrical fire caused significant fire damage, the Medical Health Care System (MCH) Center for Women & Infants in Texas reopened for patient care with the help of BELFOR.

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Mineral County High School

A faulty roof drain caused water to intrude on the Mineral County High School gymnasium floor in Nevada. BELFOR dried and restored the hardwood flooring in the gym.

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Monroe Elementary School

BELFOR recovered and restored Monroe Elementary School in Ohio after vandals ransacked and damaged the interior.

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Muskego High School

BELFOR repaired damage and extracted sewage water from Muskego High School in Wisconsin after a pipe burst.

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New London Public Schools

Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School in Connecticut sustained water damage throughout the facility after a component to the HVAC system malfunctioned. BELFOR restored extensive damage to classrooms and hallways in just 10 days.

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Northern Illinois University Library

Approximately 640 rare archival books in the Founders Memorial Library at the Northern Illinois University in DeKalb were in need of mold remediation and another 40 rare books needed to be thermal freeze dried and pressed. BELFOR’s document restoration team cleaned and remediated the mold, and removed water or moisture from the books by placing them in the company’s large freeze dry chambers.

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Northern Wasco County

BELFOR cleaned and restored 12 service vehicles and equipment after a fire caused smoke damage to the truck barn building for Northern Wasco County Utility District in Oregon.

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Ocean Shore Elementary

BELFOR performed water damage mitigation and contents restoration after a storm drain blockage flooded the entire interior of Ocean Shore Elementary in California.

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Pensacola State College

Torrential rains flooded 10 buildings on the campuses of Pensacola State College in Florida. No classes were canceled, thanks to massive restoration efforts by BELFOR.

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Racine Village Municipal Building

The historic Racine Village Municipal Building in Ohio suffered extensive damage when a portion of the roof collapsed during a thunderstorm. BELFOR restored and reconstructed the structural damage.

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Remington Park

Tornado damage caused significant structural and water damage to both the interior and exterior of Remington Park in Oklahoma.

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Residential Condo Fire

BELFOR rebuilt four units at a residential condominium complex in Connecticut after an early morning fire.

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Residential Fire Restoration

Working with the Danvers Historical Society and city officials, BELFOR restores a fire-damaged home located in the the Salem Village Historic District of Massachusetts.

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Rogue Valley Manor

BELFOR mitigates smoke damage to the entrance, lobby and common areas of Rogue Valley Manor in Oregon after combustible material within the gas fireplace caught fire.

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Royal Mint

BELFOR restores the Royal Mint, the official maker and distributor of coins for the United Kingdom, after a fire in the production area causes severe smoke damage throughout the nickel plating plant.

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Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church

After Hurricane Harvey damaged the Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Texas, BELFOR completed the storm-related repairs, reconstruction and restoration project.

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Sun Property Management

BELFOR performs water mitigation after a water heater pipe burst, flooding three commercial suites in a Nevada office building managed by Sun Property Management.

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Suwannee County

When Tropical Storm Debby hit Florida, the Suwannee County Clerk office was flooded, leaving court and land documents/records saturated and in jeopardy of further contamination. BELFOR performed microbial cleaning and document restoration on-site in sealed areas.

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Taylor Middle School

BELFOR restored classrooms and hallways at Taylor Middle School in Texas after a two-alarm fire caused significant fire and smoke damage.

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Tulane University

In what is described as the biggest single restoration project in company history, BELFOR restored 87 buildings for Tulane University in Louisiana following Hurricane Katrina.

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UPCO

UPCO is the second largest manufacturer in the world and only U.S. manufacturer of sucker rods for the oil and gas industry. After a destructive fire, BELFOR cleaned its machinery and restored the manufacturing facility back into operation in just one month.

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Walton's Funeral & Cremation Center

BELFOR helped protect cremains by recovering damaged and degrading boxes after a fire at Walton’s Funerals & Cremations Center in Nevada.

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West Clark Community Schools

BELFOR restored the West Clark Community School campus in Indiana after a massive EF4 tornado devastated the building and athletic facilities.

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