The Water Damage Restoration Process – What Is It?

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Before we get into what the water damage restoration process happens to be, we think you should think of 911 Restoration when your office or home has been damaged by water. When disaster strikes, you need professional help. Water extraction, drying, cleaning, and then restoring are not easy tasks.

The first step is to extract all water from the affected area. You need to take action as soon as possible. The longer water is left standing, the more damage your possessions are likely to incur.

Although you should remove as much furniture, electronics, and more the moment you realize a flooding situation is occurring, the truth is, many times you will be dealing with the aftermath of a flood. When that happens, a call to 911 Restoration may just be the smartest decision possible. You’ll need to let us (or any other professional remediation company) know exactly what type of flooding you’re premises has experienced. You need to let the professionals know how extensive the flooding is, what type of water has caused the damage, whether the flooding is still happening or if you’ve managed to stop it.
Removing property that’s at risk for damage is something you should be doing until the professionals arrive.

Water Extraction

After a detailed inspection and water damage assessment, working as swiftly as possible to extract all the water in the affected area is essential. We use the latest, most up-to-date equipment in order to limit the damage to your facilities. In fact, our water extraction equipment is vital to the water damage restoration process since it helps us to remove enormous amounts of water as fast as possible.

After draining the water from the location, cleaning up the mess that’s left behind is the next step. All of the ruined property and debris must be gotten rid of. As the cleanup is done, identification of property that can be restored, like furniture made.

Drying the Area

During the cleanup process, drying the affected areas will begin. This involves airing out the location, heating hard to reach areas, and placing air movers and dehumidifiers in all affected places.

Carpets will likely need to be lifted, and channels may need to be created in floors, behind cabinets and more so that air can move around and behind these hard to reach areas. In many cases, this is necessary to help prevent the growth of mold.

After the water damage restoration process is completed, you will likely need to have a follow-up inspection done, and 911 Restoration is happy to have a specialist come out at your convenience to help with this.
We’ll also work with you to help prevent water damage in the future.