Water Damage and Other Restoration Services Provided In Fortuna, CA
- Emergency Water Restoration
- Basement Flooding Services
- Fire & Smoke Restoration
- Sewage Cleanup & Restoration
- Wet Floors, Ceiling and Drywall
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When it comes to restoring your home, you can count on Restoration Local. Each of our experienced technicians and contractors are both insured and licensed. And if that isn’t enough we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can respond in as quickly as 30-minutes. Still not convinced? Upon arriving at the job site, we will provide you a FREE no obligation estimate of our services.
We provide service for water damage, mold removal, sewer cleanup, flooded basements and fire and smoke repair. We welcome you to join the hundreds of other homeowners who trust us to restore their lost property.
Water Damage Mitigation & Restoration
Water damage mitigation is the process by which you try to reduce or even prevent the amount of damage caused by floodwater in your residence. By observing water mitigation, one can be able to stop any additional damage that is likely to be caused by the leakage. Major causes of water damage include plumbing technicalities, heavy rainfall or a storm, leaking roofs and burst pipes. After this unfortunate occurrence, water damage repair is required. You can call us to help you with the water removal. Call: 1-888-443-3110
As a homeowner, after a flood, burst pipe or storm that puts your life and others in danger, you need to move with speed and contact us right away. This is a way to ensure that the water damage home repair services commence immediately. Water damage restoration services, once engaged, can serve to prevent an impending catastrophe in the affected residence.
Steps to take in fixing water damage
- Call us to be directed to an experienced technician right away
- Close the main source of water into the house. In case of floods, try as much as possible to keep extra water from entering the house
- Switch off the mains in your electricity line. Identify all electrical appliances and ensure there is none connected to power
- Keep all books and papers at a higher place, which is obviously safe
Flooded Basement Restoration
Basement flooding is usually certain in cases of heavy floods. This is because water usually follows places with least resistance. This is how water gets its way into your basement! Water in the basement is one of the situations many would not wish to encounter.
The causes of a flooded basement include an insufficient drainage line along the basement of a building, storms, or even faulty water pipes. After such an unfortunate incident, there is a need to move with speed and conduct a flood damage cleanup at the basement.
To clean up the basement, you need to first remove the water. This may not be easy as the basement flood cleanup is rather hectic. First, we select the equipment with consideration of whether it is a minor or a major flood. The next step is to start removing the water, by focusing on areas that are more likely to get damaged fast. We also start with the highest area since it has the least pool of water to make the workload easy. The third step is to dry the affected area. If there are windows, there is need to keep them open to allow moisture to escape the building. We use fans to make the process faster.
Mold is not just an ugly nuisance, but can be a serious health risk. Some types of mold are quite toxic. All mold produces airborne spores. It usually begins as black spots. These can show up on almost any surface, and continues to grow if untreated. Mold cleanup is especially important inside walls or ceilings where it can continue to spread, increasing health risks, creating foul odors, and rotting away damp wood.
Mold is particularly especially dangerous to anyone with severe allergies or asthma. Almost any home can get mold even under ordinary conditions. All it takes is a little pocket of moisture such as a dripping pipe along with some mold spores from outdoors. It can survive in temperatures as low as 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Ordinary mildew is usually on the surface only and can usually be killed and cleaned up with special cleaners or ordinary bleach.
If you suspect you have a mold problem, it’s important to call in trained inspectors as soon as possible. They’ll be able to identify infected areas and being mold remediation. They may recommend cleaning or replacement of building materials. If the mold is severe, local authorities may decide the property is not suitable for living until the mold removal is complete.
Fire Damage Restoration
Restoration after a fire can begin when your fire department tells you it’s safe to return. The first thing you should do is open windows and possibly turn on a fan to clear away any lingering smoke. Smoke is acidic as well as carcinogenic, and can also damage and stain surfaces. It can also contain harmful fumes from other substances destroyed by fire. At times smoke, and the water used to extinguish the fire, can do more damage than the actual flames. Proper fire damage restoration involves treatment for all three.
Don’t eat food that’s been exposed to heavy smoke. You may want to unplug appliances, remove valuables, and leave the home if smoke damage is extensive. Take stock of your belongings and take photos of the damages as soon as it’s safe. Unless the damage is slight, leave the cleanup to trained fire cleanup specialists. Rebuilding isn’t possible until proper restoration is done.
Sewage Cleanup and Restoration
Has your home suffered a sewage spill due to an overflowed toilet, sewer backup, or septic tank failure? Do not attempt sewage cleanup on your own; this is a job for professionals. Contaminated sewage water contains a large number of microbes, bacteria, and viruses that can lead to serious health consequences.
Sewage water from toilets, sewers, septic tanks, and rivers and streams is considered category three or “”black”” water, the most hazardous of all forms of water damage. Even clean or “”gray”” water can turn into dangerous black water if it is allowed to sit untreated.
We provide emergency sewage cleanup to make your home safe and clean again. Regardless of the source of the sewage damage, we will respond quickly with efficient water removal, cleanup, sanitation, and restoration.
Drywall, Ceiling, and Floor Water Damage Restoration
When drywall is damaged by water, you’ll see brown stains, buckling, or blistering. The same is true of water damage to ceilings, including wood or tile. This may come from a leaky roof, requiring roof repairs as well as water mitigation. Replacing drywall is usually necessary. Painted surfaces may hide water stains. You may want professionals to check for mold and hidden moisture before repairs begin.
Carpet must usually be removed and replaced, including the carpet pad. Inspection of the subfloor should also be done. Call in a professional to assess the damage. Sometimes carpet can be salvaged with special cleaners and equipment, or only damaged areas replaced.
Calling a professional can reduce the time and trouble it takes to take stock of damage, initiate repairs, and get your life back to normal. Always document the damage and check with your insurance agent to see what’s covered. But above all, think safety first during and after home disasters.
Top Water Damage and Mold Damage Facts
- A small 1/8 in crack in a pipe can leak up to 250 gallons of water a day
- Water damage accounts for approximately 23% of all homeowner property damage in the US
- From 2002-2011 the average annual flood losses in the U.S were more than 2.9 B
- 33% chance of being exposed to mold when you move to a new home, apartment or office
- 93% of Chronic Sinus Infections have been attributed to mold
Reviews From Restoration Customers
Robert P: My fiancé and I had overnight flooding from Andrea on June 7th to June 8th. Called in the middle of the night and they responded immediately. The job was done efficiently, effectively, and with the utmost courtesy. We hope to not have any more flooding, but if we do, Ace will be the first company we call!
Hotrod W: Great guys, great work. They even helped to make sure my insurance paid for everything they should have. This was my first water damage claim and even though the house was in chaos for a few days, everything got dried out and replaced… Even got new carpet for the downstairs. Very happy with the work they did.
Drew B: We have had many emergency floods at rentals properties we manage and they were just a phone call away and responded in more than a timely matter. Because the water extraction and flooring are right there together, we already had the flooring picked out and it was also installed immediately after the water was extracted.
Kim S: The technician explained all details of the job to me thoroughly. I annoyingly had a million questions and he answered them without the notion that my OCD was taking over the conversation. He and the team were nothing but great! Highly recommended and I’ll be referring them to anyone I know that needs services of this kind.
Tony D: I felt they really had my best interest at heart both with the water damage and the insurance claim. They went out of their way to make sure I understood the process and got everything from my insurance carrier. Hopefully I won’t have water damage again, but I would call these guys back right away, and would recommend them to everyone
Brian A: The technician re-constructed our water damaged house (an entire first floor) from buckled hardwood, spongey carpets and wet drywall back to where it was pre-damage. They are a company that dots their i’s and crosses their t’s, and stays on top of all the subspecialties required for these projects to be successful. Would highly recommend them!