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Water Damage Restoration Process

8/18/2023 (Permalink)

1. Call A Water Damage Restoration Company.

The first thing you should do upon recognizing signs of water damage is to call for help. If you don't contact a water damage restoration company immediately, you run the risk of weakening your property's structural integrity and exposing it to a mold invasion. In addition to contacting a restoration company, be sure to call your insurance agent. She or he will provide you with information regarding how to quickly and correctly file your claim.

2. Property Assessment.

After calling arestoration company, contractors will come to your property and complete a thorough assessment. The assessment is designed to provide the remediation specialists with a clear understanding of the extent of your water damages . Once this information is attained, the contractors will develop and implement a strategic plan to expedite and optimize the restoration process.

3. Water Removal.

After the strategic plan is drafted, the contractors will move forward with the water removal process. This process will involve the use of specialized, professional equipment like vacuums and power pumps.

4. Drying And Dehumidifying Process.

Once the water removal process is complete, the restoration specialists will move forward with the drying and dehumidifying work. Generally, your walls and floors will retain excess water. This water can cause swelling, warping, or the complete breakdown of your property. For this reason, your restoration team will work with skill and speed to eliminate all remaining moisture through the use of industrial equipment.

5. Cleaning.

The final step in the water damage restoration process is thorough cleaning. Your restoration team will offer a wide range of services to get your house in safe, sanitary condition. Some of the services offered will include disinfectant, antibacterial, and antimicrobial treatments. Deodorization and odor removal treatments can also be offered.

When you find that your residential property is adversely impacted bywater damage, it's time to implement the right solutions. The fast, effective solution is calling a team of excellent, expedient contractors to restore your property.

As a locally owned and operated business, SERVPRO of Kingsport/Bristol is ready to respond if disaster strikes your home or business.

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