All Water Damage and Other Restoration Services Provided In Normal, IL
- Water Damage
- Flooded Basement
- Mold Removal
- Fire Damage
- Sewage Cleanup
- Wet Drywall, Ceiling and Floors
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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 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 and Basement Flooding Repair
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 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.
Heavy rain and partially blocked sewers can cause sewage backups and a real mess. If sewage water inside your home isn’t taken care of immediately, your flooring, walls, and personal property can become badly damaged. Your home can also become the perfect environment for the growth of bacteria and mold.
Sewer backups and cleanups should be considered a serious problem deserving of emergency treatment. With the possibility of contamination from bacteria, viruses, other harmful microbes capable of causing serious illness, professional sewage cleanup is always a must. Regardless of whether you have a “clean water” problem caused from a broken faucet or supply line or standing “black water” full of dangerous microbes, a sewage cleanup professional like us will develop the appropriate plan of action for your home.
Ceiling, Carpet and Drywall Water Damage Restoration
When drywall gets wet, it quickly absorbs water, loses its strength, and falls apart. It’s essential to repair damaged drywall, ceilings, and carpet as soon as possible as all three can pose a health hazard by becoming a breeding ground for mold within just two days. Wet drywall can even be a safety hazard as it is at high risk of collapsing or falling apart.
Our professionals will respond quickly to restore water damage. With drywall, this usually involves removing and replacing damaged sections. Sometimes hardwood floors and even carpet may be saved, but it depends on the severity of the water damage and how fast it is treated. Contact us today for fast, superior water damage mitigation to your drywall, ceilings, and flooring.
5 Facts About Water Damage and Mold Damage
- 60% of claims paid by home insurance companies are from water damage
- Water damage risk is highest in newly built homes or homes older than 20 years
- 93% of all water damage can be prevented
- There are more than 100,000 different types of mold that exist
- 12% of childhood asthma can be attributed to indoor mold exposure
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!