Water Damage and Other Restoration Services Provided In Litchfield, IL
- Water Damage Restoration
- Flooded Basement
- Mold Removal & Restoration
- Fire Damage Service
- Sewage Contamination Cleanup
- Wet Ceiling, Drywall Floors, Restoration
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Here at Restoration Local we take great pride in our work. Hundreds of homeowners have trusted us to help restore their lost property. Our experienced technicians are licensed and insured. With our availability of 24/7 we are able to assist homeowners in situations be it emergency or otherwise. Call us now for a FREE estimate.
We are happy to assist you with water damage, mold removal, sewer cleanup, flooded basement or fire and smoke repair. We would be happy to serve you and help restore your damaged or lost property.
Water mitigation is reducing or preventing the amount of water damage after a major leak or flood by use of processes like emergency water removal. Basically, it is the process of managing property damage. Water damage restoration is performed by a water damage service to prevent damage in the future.
Water damage is when a home or business owner receives large portions of damage to their property caused by water intruding and attacking materials. Rusting of metals, rotting of wood and growth such as mold growing are all results of water damage. Water damage is caused by things like flooding, storms and leaking pipes.
When you have an emergency water damage home repair situation, water restoration companies like us know how to handle these things, and we are available 24 hours a day. 14,000 people experience emergency water damage at some point, and 98 percent of basements will experience water damage. Call us at 1-888-443-3110.
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 Removal & Remediation
Mold can quickly spread throughout any home in as little as 48 hours whenever a water source, such as a plumbing or roof leak, is introduced. Mold is a serious issue and can damage your health. Unfortunately, microscopic mold spores are just about everywhere, making it next to impossible to remove every single spore from your home. However, when properly treated by a professional mold removal and remediation company, you can once again begin enjoying the air quality you deserve.
Mold remediation involves identifying and addressing mold problems in a home, business, or any other structure. Almost always performed by a professional mold restoration company like us, specializing in the potentially harmful job of mold cleanup and removal, mold remediation involves a number of essential steps.
A licensed contractor will first identify the source of the problem and all moldy areas. Then, a remediation plan will be developed, with containment of the infected area being a top priority. HEPA filters are used to remove harmful mold spores from the air and any porous materials like damaged sheetrock are removed. The rest of the area is thoroughly dried before the reconstruction process can begin. Exposure to mold can cause serious health issues. Whether you have mold in basement from a flood, mold in the attic from a leaky roof, or anywhere else in your home, protect your health and call a mold removal specialist today.
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.
When sewage backs up, this is considered to be an emergency situation and should be dealt with immediately. Sewers back up for a variety of reasons like tree roots blocking them, water in the basement or blockage in the service pipe between the home and city main. Cleaning them out provides an entry into the home drain system so clogs can be removed or pipes inspected.
Ceiling, Carpet and Drywall Water Damage Restoration
Drywall is very popular in the construction of both commercial and residential houses. Drywall has obviously many advantages of its rival building materials, but it’s an enemy of water. Contact with a lot of water causes the drywall to swell or host pathogens and molds. For this reason, whenever there is water damage, the drywall, ceiling, and carpet may need to be changed.
It is important to enlist the services of a reputable restoration company like us because drywall and ceiling contribute to the overall structural integrity of a water damaged house.
Facts About Water and Mold Damage
- The average cost of water damage insurance claim $6,965
- The average age of a failed washing machine supply hose is 8.7yrs
- 75% of water heaters fail before they are 12 years old
- 93% of Chronic Sinus Infections have been attributed to mold
- Reports show a direct correlation between high presence of mold in households and depression
Reviews From Restoration Customers
Ryan M: The technicians took over all of the repair work and all of the stress of dealing with the insurance company processing a complicated loss claim. Their main goal is getting your property back to the pre-loss condition not what the insurance company feels the repairs are worth.
Figurative P: These guys are the pros. Unfortunately I have had the need for this service twice in the last couple of years. They explained in English what they were doing and why and things went smoothly with their drying and with the insurance claim. I am a very happy customer.
Doug M: I had a major flood when I was on vacation. The damage to the house and personal property was extensive. The technician took care of all repairs, dealings with the insurance company and moving personal property to and from storage. Any problems were discussed and resolved.
Monica W: We had a busted water main that flooded our downstairs. The technician came in, evaluated the situation, got the appropriate equipment in place, and before we knew it, we had a dry family room. His knowledge was impressive, and his willingness to help was such a blessing!
Rebecca C: I HIGHLY recommend this company for any vent, water, mold, etc. issues. They were on time, stayed within quote budget, and even went the extra mile to solve problems that were not predicted. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE Utilize this wonderful company for any of your household issues 🙂
Fernanda F: I usually don’t write reviews, but I had to write a review after the wonderful service I had. The gentleman was very sweet and explained everything he was going to do. That made me feel very comfortable because he was extremely attentive. The service they provide is phenomenal too!