Home Flooding Restoration
Homeowners Act Quickly To Prevent Flood Loss and Damage
If your home, office, or business is flooding, you need to call us right away. Time is of the essence to prevent property loss and damage resulting from flooding. We understand this is a stressful time and our trained home flooding repair technicians have the tools and knowledge to quickly remediate the problem. Even small amounts of water damage can bring about other issues that are harmful to your health if not handled quickly.
Water Damage Do’s and Don’ts
- If NO RISK of electrical shock, first turn off circuit breakers to wet areas. Then unplug and remove electrical devices located on wet floor coverings and surfaces.
- Remove and secure as many small furniture items as possible to minimize rust or stains and expedite restoration.
- Place aluminum foil under legs of furniture, especially antiques, to protect furniture and prevent staining.
- Do hang draperies and pin up furniture skirts to prevent contact with water and minimize damage.
- Do remove books, shoes, paper good, fabrics, potted plants, or other items that may stain the carpet. Check under beds and in closets.
- Do remove and secure moisture sensitive or high value items.
- Do make plans for restoration crew to remove large furniture items from affected areas.
- Don’t use your home or wet/dry vac. Electrical shock could result.
- Don’t place newspaper on wet surfaces. Newspaper ink easily transfers to other surfaces.
- Don’t walk on wet surfaces any more than necessary in order to minimize safety hazards.
- Don’t activate your heating or air conditioning system if it has been in direct contact with water or especially sewage. It may spread contamination.
- Don’t adjust the indoor temperature unless instructed to do so by a qualified restoration technician.
- Water contamination spreads to additional areas, rapidly increasing your loss.
- Stains released from furniture (especially antiques) stain carpet permanently.
- Moisture sensitive furniture finish begins to discolor.
- Paper goods are ruined.
- Latent animal urine odor becomes apparent.
- Furniture in direct contact with water will begin to delaminate and split.
- Drywall/Sheetrock will swell and begin to disintegrate.
- Bacteria and sewage contaminates begin to go airborne and into air returns.
- Dyes from fabrics start to migrate.
- Metal surfaces begin to tarnish.
- Fungi and mold appear. Replacement may now be necessary instead of restoration.
- Persons with asthma, elderly, and children my develop reactions to the mold.
- Metal surfaces rust, causing permanent damage.
FloodPro Uses Industry Leading Equipment and Drying Systems
The most advanced structural drying systems on the market are used by Flood Pro. We have an extensive collection of the best equipment and meters available to find the water, and to make sure we are properly drying your structure. Each technician arrives with an Inspection Kit to perform a thorough inspection of the affected areas of your home or business.
Our water drying methods can save you 50-75% over other companies. While other companies readily tear out wet materials like carpet and dry wall, our expertise is “Drying in Place.” Typically we can dry the structure and contents of a flooded home in three to five days. There are times when flooring and materials must be replaced. However, items that seem beyond repair can often be restored when the restoration process is started without delay. Faster drying results in lowered expenses.