What is Water Damage Restoration?

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Water can cause major damage to a home. Within minutes a burst pipe or faulty appliance can flood an entire home. Most times, these damages occur when no one is home. Walking into a flooded home can be overwhelming. However, Disaster Cleanup Services offers complete water damage restoration services. What happens after your home is flooded? How is it cleaned? Can your items be saved? Does insurance cover any of the costs? These are all questions that will go through your head during this stressful time. 

Water Removal

The first step in water damage restoration is removing all the water from the home. This is done with fans and large pumps. Once the water is removed, the area must be completely dried. Water is able to seep into tiny crevice’s around your home. This water must be located using special equipment and then dried. If not, it can result in mold growth and even structural problems. 

Water Damage Restoration

The next step is restoring your home to its original shape. This is completed using specialized cleaning agents that not only deodorize but eliminate any mold growth. This process also includes document and furniture drying. Many times, your home can be restored completely. If you do have water damage, it is important to call a water removal and restoration company as soon as possible. As rapid action is required to save the items in your home. 

The main objective is to ensure your family is safe before calling a water damage restoration company.  Once you have called the disaster cleanup company, they will work with you to determine if your insurance covers water damages. If so, the disaster cleanup company should work directly with your insurance company. This will alleviate any stresses you may have. Water damage can be severe.