Water is one of the most essential chemical compounds that a person can put into their body each day. It is also used to produce steam which turns turbines and in return produces energy. Water is amazing, unless it is found where you really do not want it. If you come home to find that your home has been flooded you probably do not think that water is that amazing. Water damage can be pretty terrible if the water has been in the area for long amounts of time. No matter the damage, here is what you can expect when you hire a water damage restoration company.
Water Damage Assessment
You can expect a professional to come over to your home and start analyzing the damage that has been caused by the water. You can expect the professionals to be very thorough and efficient. They will be in your home and out of your home very quickly. They will be back as soon as they know what they need to do to the home.
Get The Water Out, Then Drying And Dehumidifying
The next step in the process that you can expect is for the professionals to come in get rid of the water. They will usually use a sump pump to get the excess water out, and then then they will start to dry everything out. This is usually accomplished by having some big fans airing everything out. This step can take a little bit, but it is absolutely essential to water restoration.
Cleaning And Sanitizing
When your home has experienced water damage there is a very good chance that they are going to have to go in and clean the home very well. Sometimes if the water damage was bad enough they will have to rip up carpet and remove sheet rock and insulation. In these times when it is really bad you can expect them to be thorough because you do not want to have mold growing in your home. Good cleaning up and sanitizing is integral to the restoration process because wet insulation can be a home for mold growth.
Let The Restoration Begin
Now that the home has been stripped down and cleaned, you will then be able to restore it. This can sometimes means putting down new carpet, putting up new sheet rock and insulation. No matter what you have to do with the restoration the professionals can be there to walk you through the entire process.