Storm Damage Restoration
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Storm Damage Restoration Services
Weather is unpredictable and can cause significant storm damage to your home or business in an instant. Storms are likely to cause water damage, fire damage, or sewage backups and may lead to mold damage as well.
If you have storm damage, our local restoration professionals will get your life back to normal fast. They are experienced in all types of storm damage, including roof leaks, flooded basements, ice dams, sewage backups, lightning fires, and frozen pipes. The licensed and insured professionals in the Restoration Local network will even work directly with your insurance company.
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Let Restoration Local give you peace of mind in an emergency. As the #1 network of restoration companies across the country, we have listings for a local contractor near you.
- Free No-Obligation Estimate
- 24 Hour Emergency Service
- 30 Minute Response Time
All of our on-call contractors offer 24-hour emergency storm damage services, 30-minute response, and a free, no-obligation estimate on all restoration services. These compassionate and dependable specialists will clean up your disaster fast! They won’t just restore your home or business, they will restore your life.
What Is Storm Damage Restoration?
Storm damage comes in many forms. From water damage to smoke and soot, we are here to get rid of your stress and get your life back to normal. After an initial assessment and free estimate, our experienced storm damage restoration crews will secure your property to keep you safe and prevent further damage. We use professional-grade equipment to clean, dry and disinfect affected areas.
Our restoration process begins with an initial assessment and a free estimate. We always offer 24-hour emergency service and 30-minute response time.
Tarp and Board-Up
We seal and secure your property to keep you safe and prevent further damage. Depending on the damage, this includes boarding up windows and doors and tarping damaged roofs or walls.
Extract Water and Sewage
If necessary, we remove standing water and sewage. For larger floods or sewage backups, we will pump out the affected area. For smaller jobs, we may use vacuums to suck up the water. Depending on the specific damage, water extraction may take place after removal and disposal.
Removal and Disposal
We then inspect the damage and remove materials that cannot be restored. This may include structural materials like plaster, drywall, ceilings, carpeting, and carpet padding as well as personal items affected by the damage. Unfortunately, furniture, paper-products like books, magazines, and newspapers, and other porous items may need to be discarded.
For situations with water and sewage damage, we use professional-grade air movers and dehumidifiers to dry out areas and materials that can be salvaged. We closely monitor our equipment to ensure the fastest drying time possible and prevent further damage. Dry out may take several days depending on the extent of the damage
Smoke and Soot Removal
For situations with fire and smoke damage, our professionals use air scrubbers, thermal fogging, and ozone treatments to restore walls, ceilings, cabinets, and furniture. We clean and purify HVAC systems to prevent the spread of soot. Depending on the extent of the damage, offsite restoration services may be required.
Disinfect, Deodorize, and Sanitize
Then we thoroughly deodorize, sanitize, and disinfect the area to eliminate smells and prevent the growth of bacteria, viruses, parasites, and mold. We also disinfect and deodorize affected furniture, fabric, and other materials that were exposed to water, smoke, and sewage.
Finally, we rebuild and restore the storm-damaged area to the original condition. This may include painting walls and ceilings, hanging new drywall, laying new carpeting, refinishing or replacing cabinets, and refinishing hardwood floors. It may be necessary to replace damaged appliances or fix structural issues with your property as well.
Heavy rains and high winds have the potential to cause significant storm damage to your home or business. Damage from storms usually affects basements and attics, but it can cause water damage in any room of your home. Water will damage flooring, walls, and ceilings. If not cleaned up immediately, it can lead to mold damage as well.
The heavy rains associated with rains are likely to cause flooding, especially if you live in lowlands or near rivers, lakes, and other wetlands. Coastal areas are also prone to flooding during severe storms, tropical storms, and hurricanes. Flash flooding is common throughout the Southwest, especially during monsoon season, when the dry soil cannot absorb the torrential rains. Storm flooding can also lead to sewage backups as well.
Even the mildest tropical storms and hurricanes can cause significant storm damage. Strong winds can damage roofs and siding and even break windows, leading to additional damage from rain and flood waters. The torrential rains can cause floods or even overwhelm wastewater systems leading to sewage backups. The storm surge is also likely to cause water damage throughout coastal areas. Mold is likely to develop if water or sewage sits in your home for a few days.
Severe monsoon storms can appear with little warning, bringing strong winds, lightning, heavy rain and dust. The soil in the Southwest is usually too dry and compact to absorb the heavy rains. The resulting flash floods can lead to significant water damage. High winds can also damage roofs and siding, allowing rainwater to damage ceilings and walls. In rare cases, lightning strikes may cause wildfires leading to fire and smoke damage.
Common during severe thunderstorms, hail is likely to cause impact damage which can also lead to water damage. The irregular and jagged surface of hail can puncture roofing shingles, with strong winds causing further damage. In some cases, large hailstones can even break through your roof or windows. Depending on the severity of the hail damage, heavy rains can lead to damage roofs and walls.
Strong winds can damage roofs, chimneys, and siding, leading to leaks that cause water damage. In addition to winds directly damaging your roof or siding, they can also blow trees or other debris into your home. Wind damage is most common during tornadoes, tropical storms, and hurricanes, but even monsoons and thunderstorms may cause wind damage in certain circumstances.
The extremely powerful winds associated with tornadoes can cause significant damage to your home or business. Tornadoes can lead to significant damage to roofing and siding, either directly from severe winds or from other debris. If there is wind or tornado damage, intense rains may also cause water damage.
Winter Storm Damage
While water damage is commonly associated with spring and summer storms like thunderstorms and hurricanes, winter weather storms can also cause significant storm damage. Heavy snowfalls, ice buildup, and extreme temperatures are also likely to cause storm damage to your home or business
Extremely low temperatures and poor insulation can cause pipes to freeze. As water expands, it creates pressure that can eventually burst the pipe. A burst pipe can lead to significant water damage and flooding. Depending on the location of the burst pipe, it may also damage ceilings, drywall, flooring, and other possessions.
Ice dams form when ice forms on the edge of your roof. Warmer portions of your roof cause snow and ice to melt and run down to the icy section. As this section repeatedly thaws and freezes, water can push underneath roofing shingles. This can lead to slow leaks throughout the winter or even more severe leaks during spring thaws or summer showers. Depending on the severity of the damage, it can cause mold or even structural issues with your roof.
Fire And Smoke Damage
Flames can lead to structural damage and destruction of property, but fires can lead to a variety of types of damage to your home or business. Smoke and soot can damage drywall, wood, and other porous materials. Water from firefighting efforts can also cause water damage and may lead to mold issues if not cleaned up properly.
Wildfires are common throughout the Southwest, where dry conditions and drought leave vegetation susceptible to fires. Even the smallest ignition source can start a large brush fire. Aided by winds, these fires can quickly spread. While wildfires are known for their destruction, they also produce a significant amount of smoke that can reach even further than the flames. Fire and smoke damage can cause extensive damage to your property. Additionally, water from firefighting efforts can also lead to damage as well.
Fires caused by lightning can cause damage in a variety of ways. Most obviously, they can start fires on your roof or in your attic. They may also cause wildfires that lead to fire and smoke too. They can also cause power surges that start electrical fires or cause smoke damage inside your home or business. Lightning also creates a shock wave that can damage trees and cause roof damage. In some cases, the shock wave is intense enough to damage concrete, brick, and cinder block. This may lead to water damage during heavy rainstorms.
Damage From Other Natural Disasters
While less common, these storm-related events have the potential to cause a significant amount of damage.
Common in Hawaii, Alaska, and along the West Coast, powerful tsunami waves can cause both structural and water damage. Flood waters from a tsunami are likely to contain sewage or other bacterial contaminants. If not cleaned up properly, tsunami flood waters may also cause mold growth.
Severe earthquakes have the potential to cause catastrophic damage, while mild earthquakes may break water supply, sewer, electrical, and gas lines. Water supply lines and sewage pipes can cause water damage and may lead to mold growth. Broken electrical and gas lines pose a serious risk of explosion and fire and may lead to fire and smoke damage.
Sinkholes are caused by underground erosion, usually due to water. While some sinkholes can be disastrous, others may disrupt water supply, sewer, and gas lines. Broken water supply and sewage lines will cause water damage. If water and sewage are not removed promptly, they are likely to encourage mold. A broken electrical or gas line may cause explosions and fires, leading to fire and smoke damage.
Landslide and Mudslide Damage
While landslides and mudslides are caused by different conditions, the results are often similar. Damage is likely to include broken electrical, gas, water supply, or sewage lines, which may cause floods, sewage backups, fires, or explosions. This can lead to water, fire, or smoke damage and may promote mold growth.
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How Much Does Storm Damage Restoration Cost?
It’s difficult to predict the cost of storm damage restoration without seeing the extent of the damage first hand. Common factors that impact restoration costs are the:
- Type and amount of damage
- Size of the area affected
- Types of materials involved
- Difficulty of extracting the water, if there is water damage
- Amount of reconstruction necessary
Your insurance policy may cover some or all of the cost for storm damage cleanup. Call 1-888-443-3110 now for a free, no-obligation estimate on storm damage restoration.
Call Now For Storm Damage Restoration Services
From sewage cleanup to smoke removal to water damage restoration, our local restoration professionals provide complete storm damage cleanup services. They are experienced in both residential and commercial storm damage caused by floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, burst pipes, and other natural disasters. No matter the cause of your storm damage, they will get your life back to normal.
Locate a local restoration company near you now. In an emergency, call 1-888-443-3110 for a free, no-obligation estimate on storm damage from the on-call restoration company in your neighborhood. Let these compassionate and dependable restoration specialists give you peace of mind in an emergency.
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