Estimating the Damage to your Home from Water Damage Restoration

Many factors can cause water damage to your home or business, such as a leaky roof and burst pipes. Water damage to your business or home must be addressed immediately, regardless of its source.

The restoration of the property is possible with professional companies. They will evaluate the damage and determine the cause. Then they will give you a quote for their elite full service to restore your property.

The water restoration company will evaluate the extent of your water damage, and then give you a rating between one to four. The water damage restoration team must assess the extent of your water damage and the level of water contamination. 

This could be caused by a toilet overflow, sewage leakage, or floodwaters from a channel or river. Blackwater can lead to illness and even death if it is ingested. This category also includes standing water, regardless of its source.

Once these assessments are complete, the water damage restoration crew will start to eliminate the water. This may involve pumping out any standing water and sucking the water out of the flooring and carpet.

After drying, disinfecting, and sanitizing equipment, they will allow it to remain in place for a few days more so that moisture and temperature levels can return to normal. After two to three days, they will again assess the home. The equipment is removed if it reaches pre-water damage dryness equipment reaches pre-water damage dryness it is removed and the home is then restored.

Flood Restoration: Fixing Water Damage

Floods are an unfortunately common disaster for owners. It may damage valuables, carpets, walls, etc. In addition, we have no control over flooding or how much damage it can cause.

The best we can do is hire flood repair services which can make sure flood recovery management is done properly.

If flood damage occurs, toxic mold begins to grow within 48 hours of being wetted and, if not cleaned or disposed of properly, it will continue to grow. This is a dangerous health hazard, not something you want to risk.

Sometimes flood damage requires urgent water extraction. This is usually done using a large vacuum cleaner to extract the water. This is of course the first step in flood remediation. This is a dangerous move as there is stagnant water and most of the time the electricity is still on. You will need to contact your utility to turn it off before the water is drawn.

After all the water is removed, the deep drying process begins. This is most effectively done with dehumidifiers, but fans and open windows and ventilation can also help. In addition, all items in the floodplain must also be removed as soon as possible.

However, depending on the severity of the flood, drywall and flooring should be removed and disposed of. Wet carpets also often need to be removed, but professional services can sometimes clean and dry the carpet enough to save it.