Chris Penrose is currently a project manager at Northeast Power Dry. Before he was one of our project managers, Chris worked in general construction and blue print reading. His day to day at NEPD includes driving from property to property preparing scopes of work to be done on jobs. Chris also spends a lot of his time communicating with his customers to make sure that they are satisfied. He also speaks with insurance adjusters to verify customer claim information as well.
The things Chris likes the most about working for NEPD is the opportunity to help people with a stressful situation. He enjoys the people he works with as well as the people he works for. He enjoys the daily challenges he comes across because every challenge for him is a learning experience that helps him complete his future jobs more efficiently.
In Chris’ spare time he loves to spend time with his family. Some of the things he likes to do with his family are watching old reruns and play catch with his kids. Chris also takes pleasure in fishing, cooking, and watching football on his off days.
In Milford, New Jersey, a homeowner suffered from a pipe break in the bathroom of their finished basement that caused the ceiling to collapse. The insulation in the walls and ceiling were soaked, and there was standing water affecting the ceramic floor and carpeting. Additionally, mold was visible throughout the walls due to a previous leak that occurred from the hot water heater. As soon as the customer noticed the damage, Northeast Power Dry received a call to resolve the situation. The basement living room, bathroom, garage, and laundry room were all affected. When project manager, Christopher Penrose, arrived at the home, he inspected the damage and removed all unsalvageable materials. Technicians then installed 15 air movers, 3 dehumidifiers, and 1 air scrubber to dry the home. The drying process was complete within 5 days.
Customer in Glen Gardner experienced a pipe break in their kitchen ceiling that affected the kitchen as well as the basement below. Chris, our project manager knew from experience that the best course of action was for the crew to install 12 air movers, 2 dehumidifiers, 1 hardwood floor machine, and 1 air scrubber. The setup took the crew 5 hours to complete.
A home in Somerset, New Jersey experienced a sump pump failure in the unfinished basement leaving about 2 inches of standing water throughout the basement. The concrete flooring was affected as well as many of the contents within the space. Northeast Power Dry project manager, Christopher, instructed 1 crew to set up 6 air movers, 1 dehumidifier, and 1 air scrubber to effectively dry the property. After only 3 days, the home was completely dry!
A home in Old Bridge, New Jersey suffered from a hot water heater failure in their finished basement. The leak soaked the carpeting in the closet, utility room, and living areas. Northeast Power Dry project manager, Christopher, arrived at the residence and instructed 2 technicians to install 12 air movers, 1 dehumidifier, 1 injectidry machine, and 1 air scrubber. The drying was complete and the equipment was retrieved within 6 days!
A home in Maplewood, New Jersey, suffered from groundwater leaking into their basement during a period of heavy rain. The partially finished basement was flooded with approximately 2-3 inches of standing rainwater. When Northeast Power Dry project manager, Christopher, arrived at the residence, course of action was taken to resolve the situation immediately. The standing water was extracted using a pump that transferred the water from the basement to the outside drainage system. Once the water was removed and the area was cleaned, 1 crew setup the drying equipment. 13 air movers, 1 dehumidifier, and 1 air scrubber were put in place. After only 4 days time, the basement was completely dried out!
A church in Montville, New Jersey, experienced seepage from groundwater in the unfinished basement. The concrete flooring and walls were affected by approximately an inch of standing water in some areas. To ensure complete drying of the basement, project manager, Christopher, instructed 2 technicians to set up 9 air movers, 1 dehumidifier, and 1 air scrubber. After only 3 days, the property was fully dried and the equipment was retrieved.