Water Damage and Other Restoration Services Provided In Waukon Junction, IA
- Emergency Water Damage
- Wet Basement
- Mold Removal
- Fire & Smoke Repair Service
- Sewage Restoration
- Water Damaged Floors, Ceiling and Drywall
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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 Restoration
According to data collected by the American Insurance Association, water damage accounts for most claims made in homeowner’s insurance. Water damage can be gradual, from a leaky faucet or a failed plumbing system, or instant from storm water.
If left unattended, the water will damage floor panels, walls, encourage the growth of mold, cause rusting of metallic items, delamination of plywood, and damage other valuables within the interior of your building. In such a scenario, you need to respond quickly to prevent a further damage to your property. One way you can respond to the problem is to contact a water damage restoration company like us to come and fix the problem. Call: 1-888-443-3110
We at Restoration Local provide water damage services like water damage clean up and emergency water removal. We also identify and fix the cause of the water. We have the appropriate machines used for structural drying and moisture meters to locate and remove invisible moisture. The equipment helps in making your interior dry quickly, hence minimizing damage.
Before we arrive on scene, you need to take some actions to prevent more damage. Close your main water supply to prevent more flooding and switch off your power supply to avoid short circuiting and electric shock. You may also clear books, papers, and other fabrics that can get wet or even stain your carpet. Doing this will make water mitigation easy for your service provider.
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 exists naturally in every place and is hard to eliminate. Wet and damp conditions provide an excellent setting for the rapid growth of mold. Exposure to mold spores can cause health effects like coughing, sneezing, skin irritation, and other allergic reactions. The health effects are severe to allergic individuals and those whose immunity is compromised.
Mold spreads quickly and hence needs a fast action to save your interior space from mold contamination. Mold removal and remediation require some specialized equipment to seal the infected place such that the mold does not spread to other parts of the building. You also need pressure machines to pump in clean air while pumping out contaminated air. After cleaning and eliminating contaminated air, you will need microbial agents to clean mold stains, make the affected room resistant to water, and ensure the HVAC systems is mold-free. The task is quite challenging and often requires an expert to help manage the mold if its level in your living space is already noticeable.
Therefore, if you suspect that mold has grown in your interior space, it would be wise to call a restoration company like us to help you remediate the mold in your interior space. We will supervise the presence and cause of mold damage in your home. We will also help you remove the indoor air, clean the places and materials that have mold on them, and provide a long-term solution to prevent future mold growth.
Fire Damage Repair
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 & Restoration
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.
Drywall, Ceiling and Carpet Water Damage
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.
5 Facts About Water and Mold Damage
- Just a few inches of floodwater can cause tens of thousands of dollars in damage
- 14,000 people in the us experience water damage emergency at home or work each day
- 98% of basements in the US will experience some type of water damage during their lifespans
- 12% of childhood asthma can be attributed to indoor mold exposure
- 45M homes in the US have unhealthy levels of mold
Here’s What Our Customers Have To Say About Us
David B: The technician and his crew were exactly what we needed after realizing the second floor windows were leaking into the first floor after a major storm. He is a pro and knew exactly how to solve the moisture problem before mold could take hold. He worked with our insurance and made the entire process as smooth as possible. He also took the time to patiently answer all of our questions and always made us feel like a priority.
Bibianne Y: My experience with all the employees, from first contact to the very last one, was friendly, meticulous, professional, thorough and respectful of a family’s needs and feelings in an unexpected and pricey basement water problem. They knew that we were overwhelmed at the scope of demolition work needed to prep for further foundation work and they patiently talked us through all the work they would do for us in the project in the basement.
Nanci M: We had a lot of damage during the 2015 ice dams. The technician really knows his stuff – and can really work with you and the insurance companies (which is always so difficult). He has a great bunch of guys and whenever any of them were at the house working, they did excellent work. It’s been a trying year to get all the repairs done and to get reimbursed by insurance. Thank goodness we had the whole team to work with and help us through the whole process.
Qi Y: My townhouse water meter was broken and 38 gallon water ran into my basement and my neighbors basement. Mold grew in next couple of days after removed damaged carpet from my basement and neighbors basement. The adjuster, went thru inspection with me for both basements and showed me all mold spots and told me how the mold remediation would be conducted. The work started the same day after I hired the company. Mold remediation job took two days and they took away all equipment right after the job done.
Dale B: Solved our problem immediately! When floods happen we all panic. I called as soon as I saw the wet carpet in my finished basement. Water was leaking from my a/c and I had a large area of carpet and padding that needed to be dried and changed before it got any worse. They removed the wet padding, then dried the carpet and replaced the padding. They even had to cut away the carpet from a doorway area and they re-laid the carpet perfectly as if nothing had ever happened. Friendly, efficient workers and great service.
Rob L: I have had many do work for me over the past 16 military years and three houses that I have owned, but this by far is the BEST COMPANY I have ever had do work for me. My AC unit flooded the garage, laundry room and my daughter’s bedroom. These guys were the most professional people I have ever seen. The work was of the highest quality and was done very quickly and professionally. They got rid of the water. They did drywall removal and installation. They also remove carpet and laid tile There was no headaches at all and the pricing was the best in the market.