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Akron, IA

Restoration Local is your source for water damage repair and restoration services in Akron, IA. We have been serving the city of Akron and surrounding cities in Iowa for years. In addition to water damage we also provide services in mold removal, basement flooding, fire and smoke restoration and sewage cleanup. Our technicians are trained and ready to assist you with any of your damaged home needs.

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If your home has damage caused by water, fire or mold it is time to act. Postponing could cause more damage to your home and poses a health risk to you and your family.

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Below Are Our Water Damage And Other Related Restoration Services We Provide In Akron, IA

  • 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 Damage Mitigation

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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

water in flooded basement in Akron, IA

Many homeowners have gone down the basement stairs after a heavy rain only to find several inches of water in their basement. Draining water in the surrounding soil can easily find its way through cracks in the basement walls. Insufficient drainage on the property or faulty sump pumps in combination with excessive rainfall can lead to unexpected basement water damage.

A flooded basement must be immediately pumped out. If the sump pump isn’t adequate, professional restoration teams can bring their own pumps. Nothing can be done until the water is removed. In the meantime, it’s important to stay out of the basement to avoid safety risks such as electric shock. Any chemicals or cleaners can also seep into the water to create health risks.

Any water damaged belongings, particularly appliances, should be removed before professional drying takes place. Water damage restoration can then begin with a thorough inspection to spot any growth of mold and mildew, trapped pockets of moisture, or damage to the walls or foundation which could undermine the strength of the upper floors.

Mold Removal & Remediation

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Mold remediation is a process used to remove and cleanup mold from an indoor environment. During the process, the mold restoration company will perform an assessment, contain the mold and provide air filtration. Finally, they remove the mold, clean the contents and restore everything to new.

It is important to perform mold removal as soon as possible after an incident because mold spores thrive on moisture. Allergens and irritants are a result and can cause serious health issues and even death. Mold in the basement is a serious matter that affects all members of the family.

Mold is caused by things like flooding, leaky pipes or roof, condensation and poor ventilation. 93 percent of chronic sinus infections are because of mold, and there has been a 300 percent increase in asthma in the past 20 years. This is why early mold cleanup is vital for you and your family.

Fire Damage

Kitchen fire damage in Akron, IA

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.

Cleanup Sewage

A sewage spill in your home caused by a backed-up septic tank, overflowed toilet, or sewer backup creates a dangerous and hazardous environment. A sewer backup should always be considered an emergency as the water likely contains bacteria, viruses, and microbes that may lead to serious illness. Always leave sewage cleanup to a professional to safely clean contaminants and protect your family.

Sewer water is classified as category 3 or “”black water,”” the most hazardous of all types of water damage. While even clean water can degrade into “”gray”” or “”black”” water if allowed to sit untreated, black water is considered extremely contaminated and it also includes flooding from streams and rivers or standing water that supports microbial growth.

We offer 24-hour emergency sewer cleanup services to quickly restore safety and health to your home. If your have suffered storm damage or a sewer backup, contact us right away for prompt, superior service.

Drywall, Ceiling and Carpet Water Restoration

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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.

Top Water Damage and Mold Damage Facts

  • Statistically, your house is affected by water damage every 25 years
  • 40% of homeowners in the US have experience loss from water damage
  • A small 1/8 in crack in a pipe can leak up to 250 gallons of water a day
  • Over 50M suffer from mold and allergies each year
  • 45M homes in the US have unhealthy levels of mold

Customer Reviews

Kyle P: I called on a Saturday morning with a flood. They came out, ripped up my carpet and dried my whole basement. They also worked directly with the insurance which made it very easy for me. The thing I liked the most was that they did everything from start to finish, so we only had to deal with them for carpet / walls / paint etc. I recommend highly

Maria A: We had water damage in our basement and we contacted this company for a mold remediation job. They were great, professional, told me what they were doing and did it, cleaned up before they left and did a great job. They even came back to make sure the mold and humidity were gone. I am very satisfied with the job and I would definitely recommend them.

Erica R: The Technician was very professional, on time, polite, and they went above and beyond to make sure I was a satisfied customer. They provided me with a free estimate, and scheduled services for the very next day. Work was done in a very timely manner, very professionally, and they left everything very clean and organized. My home no longer smells like mold.

Jane T: His team of professional workers turned a flooded kitchen disaster into a showcase kitchen. They were all pleasant to work with, experts at their work in putting new cabinets and flooring in an old and uneven house and made it awesome. I would highly recommend this company to anyone needing an experienced, professional, and very reasonable priced contractors.

Haley K: I am a property manager here in Fayetteville and we have used this company in most of our OMG cases where the pipes burst and we have water coming out of the walls of a home. They get out to the home very quickly once notified and are very professional! They also work well with the insurance companies and are great at taking care of all aspects of the repairs needed.

Cindy B: Everything from start to finish was taken care of and done as they said. Once the repairs were started, they were always here when promised and did a wonderful job! I absolutely recommend them to anyone finding themselves in a situation where their services are needed. This was a first for me and they made it much easier with all their help. Thanks so much for everything.

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