Our Top Water Damage and Other Restoration Services Provided In Rathbun, IA
- Water Damage
- Flooded Basement
- Mold Removal
- Fire Damage
- Sewage Cleanup
- Wet Drywall, Ceiling and Floors
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Here at Restoration Local quality is our #1 priority. We understand that having lost or damaged property can be stressful and we are here to help. Our experienced technicians are available 24/7 to answer your call. They are licensed and insured and can be at your property within 30-minutes if needed. 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 & Restoration
From burst pipes and leaky faucets to flooding caused from damaging storms, water damage is a potentially destructive problem and must be addressed right away. If plumbing issues and water damage are not taken care of immediately, electrical hazards, the growth of mold spores, and expensive structural damage may ensue. When your plumbing fails or a storm floods your home with water and causes an emergency water damage issue, water damage mitigation and restoration may be needed. If you wait too long to begin the mitigation process, soaked carpets, ruined furniture, and water damage cleanup could be the least of your worries. Call us now at 1-888-443-3110.
Water damage mitigation is the process of preventing or reducing the damage to your home in the event of a flood or serious leak. While some handy homeowners choose to tackle the mitigation and restoration process on their own, trained water damage repair professionals like us are needed to ensure a home is structurally sound and free of mold and harmful bacteria. Therefore, when you spot water damage in your home, you should remain calm and contact us right away.
Depending on the extent of the damage and the amount of water mitigation needed, you may also need to turn off the water main, turn the electrical breakers off in all of the damaged areas, protect the feet of your furniture, and remove any items that may stain wet carpet. Our water damage restoration specialist will take care of the rest.
Flooded Basement Restoration
Flooded basement restoration services will be needed after moisture accesses a space following a rainstorm or snowstorm. Usually, after ice melts and soaks the ground next to a basement, hydro static pressure builds up. This process occurs when the moisture that’s found outside a home exceeds the pressure that’s present in a basement.
The weather patterns greatly influences how frequently flood repair services will be needed in a basement. Whenever major storms impact your area and cause flooding, restoration and flood damage cleanup services should be pursued quickly in order to preserve highly valuable items. As dedicated service technicians, we always work hard throughout basement flood cleanup and basement restoration jobs. You’ll benefit from using our basement water damage services because the strategic restoration techniques that we use help us eliminate all water in basement seams that can lead to a mold infestation.
You’ll need to learn the common signs of a leak so that you can seek our services before mold impacts your basement. If the pipes in your basement are leaking quickly, there will be damp spots in certain areas on the floor. When a pipe leaks slowly, the signs won’t be dramatically noticeable on the floor because the foundation will dry rapidly. However, you can still detect this kind of leak on time and seek basement water removal services by examining the floorboard. If the leak is severe, the water will make the paneling buckle.
Mold doesn’t need much to make your home its own: any damp, cool area will do. Mold can spread throughout your home after only 48 hours following the introduction of water damage from a hidden plumbing leak, roof leak, overflowed toilet, or leaking water heater.
As a leading mold restoration company, we use a tailored approach for every mold remediation project. We will first conduct a careful assessment of your home to look for signs of mold and identify any water sources. The cause of the mold will need to be addressed before we use several effective mold removal techniques like barriers and negative air pressure to keep mold spores from spreading.
We remove all mold-infested materials with air scrubbers and HEPA vacuums. Once the contamination is removed, the area will be treated with antifungal and antimicrobial products to kill remaining mold spores and prevent new growth. We will restore items that can be saved and sanitize your home to remove residual odors.
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
A sewer that’s been backed up due to clogged or damaged drains is one of the most unpleasant situations you’ll face in the home. The damage could be in the home plumbing, in buried septic tanks, or the pipes leading to the city sewer. It will take trained and licensed plumbers to ascertain the cause and fix the problem.
Clean up can begin as soon as the water has drained or been pumped away. The solid waste must be cleaned up, the area dried with circulating fans, and surfaces scrubbed and disinfected. You’ll likely have to throw out any carpets or rugs. Sewage cleanup can be a big and nasty job that you should leave to professionals. Trained crews like ours can get things cleaned up, deodorized, and check for any water damage to the surrounding walls and floor in case hidden damage calls for repairs.
Drywall, Ceiling and Carpet Water Damage Restoration
Drywall water damage happens quickly, and when not promptly treated and dried, it begins deteriorating and needs immediate replacing. In addition to absorbing water and swelling up, a primary concern with drywall water damage is the growth of mildew and mold, both of which are associated with causing several health issues.
In addition to drywall water damage, which generally occurs in a structure’s walls or ceiling as a result of a leaking roof or pipe, carpet water damage can be extremely frustrating as well. Since many carpet manufacturers void any warranties when water damage is visible on the latex backing, professional steam cleaning and ozonation is almost always needed. A water damage hardwood floor will require professional restoration as well. The good news is, whether you have a water damaged ceiling or a water damage floor, a quality contractor will be able to restore or replace both and have your home looking like new.
Top Water Damage and Mold Damage Facts
- The first 24-48 hours are the most crucial when dealing with water damage
- In the past 5 years, all 50 states have experienced floods or flash floods
- 14,000 people in the us experience water damage emergency at home or work each day.
- 28% of population have genes that make them highly susceptible to mold related health issues
- Reports show a direct correlation between high presence of mold in households and depression
Reviews From Our Customers
Leas H: This company is awesome! Great service from start to finish- very professional manager & crew. Respond time was exceptional. If you find yourself in need of restoration I highly recommend contacting Richard, Daniel & Malik for assistance.
Roderick H: These guys have helped me out several times when my bedroom add-on flooded. They were fast, considerate and took the time to explain everything and how to prevent a serious mold problem after my Sheetrock was soaked. Highly recommended.
Mehdi B: David performed a mold inspection for us. He was on time, very professional, and spent a lot of time to do a thorough inspection for free. Although he did not find any trace of mold, he gave us tips to prevent having a mold problem in the future.
Michael B: One of our pipes broke in our bathroom and water flooded most of my bedroom, which is all carpet so trying to try it out was impossible. I was kind of freaking out when it was happening but the technician totally saved the day! Highly recommend these guys
Thelma J: The technician did work for my sister, and they were very helpful. She had a fire loss and they were out to her home the very next day. The technician and his employees were on time each day, very courteous and helpful in a time of need. I highly recommend!
Rick P: They went up and above what they needed to do because they wanted to give extra to make sure I was happy. They are extremely easy to work with and all of their help they brought in were incredible. All great workers and very personable. I would highly recommend them!