5 Water Damage Restoration Tips Everyone Should KnowApril 29, 2022
Not only that, but updating your water heater will make sure you have a more modern, energy efficient model. If the damage to your home was severe enough, you might be out of the house for quite a bit of time while the rebuilding happens. New flooring is put down, insulation installed and new sheets of drywall are put up. Once your home’s been returned to a normal moisture level, it’s important to get your home disinfected and sanitized. The water that flooded your house could have brought with it bacteria, mold and other things that can endanger your health. After all the water has been pumped out of your house, there’s still more work to do.
Once this step is complete, we can move on to addressing the damage. Our emergency water restoration services are available 24/7 for your water damage cleanup needs in Palm Beach FL and beyond. Water damage, whether it’s caused by a relatively small pipe leak or a major storm or flood, needs to be addressed quickly.
Will use and would recommend for future professional cleaning services. At K-tech Kleening, we understand how important it is to extract the water as quickly as possible to prevent further damage to your property and your belongings. We will remove it using specialized, high-powered drying equipment.
In the case of water damage, after you have determined that it is safe to enter the property, the first priority is removing all standing water. The longer water remains on the property the more damage occurs in deterioration of building materials and potential mold growth. All severely warped wood , rotting wood and wood that has developed mold/mildew problems will need to be replaced. Pry apart damaged boards and thoroughly clean beneath them before replacing them. Water causes damage every second it remains in contact with your property’s building materials, so the faster we can provide water removal services, the less damage results. However, this is a job for a professional water removal company.
The doors, windows, andwood flooringmay swell and warp, and metal may begin to rust and corrode. At the same time, there is a possibility of serious biohazard contamination. With a lot of standing water, you can start removing it with buckets or plastic tubs. Then use a mop to absorb excess water in hard-to-reach areas. Go and rent a wet-dry vacuum from a local hardware or even grocery store to finish the job once most of the water is gone and let the area ventilate and dry thoroughly. Our water remediation equipment will be left on site for 3-5 days.
Water heaters are another thing that can wear out eventually. Some models have a definite lifespan and there should be an installation date on the side of the unit. A busted water heater can lead to a flooded basement and thousands of dollars in repairs.
Look beneath your sinks and around toilets to make sure it is always dry and to ensure that water supply and drain pipes are in good condition and not leaking. Cabinets should not be wet or damp and there should be no mold under the sinks. Musty odors are a common sign that a property has water damage. The musty smell is like wet newspaper or cardboard and is usually the strongest around the area where the water damage occurred. It’s easy to forget about your roof, but the truth is that shingles get worn out and your roof ages over time.
Whatever size the water damage is to your business, we have the experience and equipment to deal with it. Our customer-focused professionals will assess the residential water damage to your property. Then, we’ll help you understand the severity of the damage so you’re able to make the best decisions for the restoration of your home. Our top-notch people use the most advanced equipment to detect hidden moisture and extract standing water. At FP Property Restoration, our team is on-call 24 hours a day to assist you.