Quality Water Damage and Other Restoration Services Provided In Altoona, IA
- Water Damage Cleanup & Restoration
- Basement Flooding Restoration
- Mold Remediation
- Fire & Smoke Service
- Sewage Cleaning
- Wet Floors, Ceiling and Drywall Damage
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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.
Has your home suffered water damage from a burst pipe, flood, leaking appliance, or other disaster? Fast action is important to protect your belongings, minimize the damage, and prevent the growth of mold, bacteria, and viruses. We specialize in water damage home repair to restore your home to its pre-damaged condition. Call us at 1-888-443-3110.
There are many sources of water damage in a home and three categories of damage. While water damage cleanup must happen as soon as possible regardless of the source, some types of damage are more serious and pose a higher health risk. We offer emergency water removal and water damage restoration for all three categories of damage:
- Category 1/Clean: This involves water from a sanitary, clean source like a faucet or toilet tank. If not addressed quickly, it will degrade to category 2.
- Category 2/Grey: This is water that comes from a somewhat contaminated source such as a dishwasher, washing machine, sink drain, or toilet overflow with urine. Grey water may have contaminants that can cause health issues.
- Category 3/Black: This is the most dangerous type of water damage and it may be caused by a sewer backup, stream or river flooding, toilet overflow with feces, or stagnant water that supports bacterial and viral growth.
Our water damage restoration services begin with fast response to assess the problem. All water will be removed from the area before it’s dehumidified to remove moisture and eliminate the possibility of mold and bacterial growth. Next, your home will be cleaned, sanitized, and treated with antifungal and antimicrobial products.
If you have suffered a flood or some type of water damage, fast water mitigation is essential. Contact us today for emergency water damage response to restore your home and help you move on.
Flooded Basement Services
If your home has a basement, there’s a good chance you will deal with water in the basement in some degree eventually. A flooded basement is a nightmare for homeowners, especially when the water damages treasured belongings in storage. In most cases, basement water damage is the result of a failed sump pump, insufficient drainage around the foundation walls, heavy rains, poor waterproofing, or a combination of these factors. The basement is more susceptible to flooding than any other area of the home as water will always follow the path of least resistance through the foundation and into the basement.
As soon as you notice water in your basement, it’s time to take action to prevent further damage. After even two days, water in your basement can become a breeding ground for mold and bacteria. The first step to basement flood cleanup is water removal. Basement water removal and dehumidification to completely dry out the space. Next, we will identify the cause of the water. This may be infiltration of groundwater or surface water, a failed sump pump, or high humidity. From there, you can count on our basement flooding repair technicians to thoroughly clean, sanitize, and treat your basement before restoring it to its original condition.
Dealing with water in your basement? Contact us right away for emergency flood damage cleanup.
Mold Removal & Remediation
Microscopic mold exists naturally virtually everywhere. For the most places, it remains minimal. Mold is however catalyzed by water. Water leakage or flooding causes mold to spread fast and become a nuisance to the occupants of the house. It is also known for damaging certain materials used in house construction.
It is important to detect mold fast especially after a recent leakage or flooding. Mold removal experts focus on the removal of mold and bringing it back to the normal area levels of mold. Mold is known for hosting other substances that may irritate the occupant of a mold infested house because these substances release substances that may be allergic to some humans. The stench is also awful and may irritate the occupant.
As soon as mold is detected or flooding occurs, you are advised to get in touch with mold extermination experts who will begin the mold remediation and restoration process. Mold thrives in moist conditions. After all the mold is removed, and all the contents cleaned, occupants are advised to keep the air dry and filter incoming air. Restoration is also needed to ensure that the damage that was done to the floors, roofs or other structures is repaired. Restorations may range from small repairs such as painting to major overhauls such as the reconstruction of a structure.
There’s nothing more traumatizing than experiencing a fire in your home. Unfortunately, according to data from the National Fire Protection Agency, a fire is reported every minute. When the flames appear, the first priority is the safety of you and your loved ones. As soon as the flames clear, however, is when the fire damage restoration begins.
The first 48 hours after a fire are often called the golden hours of fire damage recovery. A quick response to the scene is needed to stabilize the structure. Smoke damage and acidic soot caused when a fire is extinguished enhances the corrosion and deterioration of structures and property. Aside from mitigating damage, the fire restoration process involves water damage restoration, smoke damage cleanup, thermal deodorization, and complete reconstruction.
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
Drywall, ceiling and carpet water restoration can be needed for a variety of reasons such as a flood, a fire or a major storm. Causes of damage like floor water damage or ceiling and drywall water damage are also due to things like leaking from broken pipes. Almost 40 percent of Americans have experienced loss from water damage, and water damage is the second most frequently filed claim in the United States.
A restoration company like us will come and assess the damage to your property then begin the process of cleaning and repairing the damage. Sometimes there may be extra measures included like hazard containment and ventilation. Moisture, of course, needs to be taken care of right away to avoid health issues with things like mold.
5 Facts About Water Damage and Mold Damage
- 40% of homeowners in the US have experience loss from water damage
- 93% of all water damage can be prevented
- The second most frequently filed insurance claim in the US is for water damage
- Reports show a direct correlation between high presence of mold in households and depression
- There are over 1,000 types of mold and mildew inside homes in the US
Here’s What Our Customers Have To Say About Us
Sonia L: Unfortunately a pipe was broken in one of the bathrooms and caused a disaster. The guys were very friendly, quick and neat to work, achieving a very good result. Thank you very much! I definitely recommend this company
Marco G: The technician was very prompt, and I was very pleased with their workers. They were all very knowledgeable and great people to work with in every way. I am satisfied with their work and I would recommend them to anyone.
Sam F: The technician is very knowledgeable and the job was done on time and the work looks great! All mold was removed and he even took the time to educate me a bit on what type of mold and what was required to eliminate the problem.
Sabrina J: Thank you for doing such amazing work in my home. You said what you were going to do and had it done. You were easy to work with and the whole team was excellent! I will refer you to everyone I know. Keep up the good work!
Anthea B: My house flooded recently. My son’s bedroom, the kitchen, and the bathroom were flooded and water-damaged. The technician came and they removed all the water, and they repaired all the damage. They did it quickly and professionally.
Elizabeth P: We had molded, damaged walls and ceiling and they fixed it timely and professionally. Hard working group who were reliable, cleanly, and trustworthy. They were very flexible and worked around our schedule too. Highly recommended.