Quality Water Damage and Other Restoration Services Provided In Forest Hill, LA
- Emergency Water Restoration
- Basement Flooding Services
- Fire & Smoke Restoration
- Sewage Cleanup & Restoration
- Wet 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 Mitigation & Restoration
The main risk of water damage is that the moisture can remain in spots you can’t see, such as within walls or floors. Water can weaken the structural integrity of wood-framed houses, destroy drywall, and lead to the growth of mold. While clothes and furniture may be saved with quick action and thorough drying, water damage cleanup is necessary for the home. Call us now at 1-888-443-3110.
It’s a good idea to take stock of your possessions for insurance reasons, but always use caution when returning to the home. Never enter a water-damaged home without ensuring that the power is turned off. Flooding may also release toxic chemicals, and after prolonged periods, the presence of algae and wildlife, including snakes. It’s always a good precaution to wear thick rubber boots, rubber gloves, goggles, and an air respirator if possible.
Water damage cleanup may involve removal of porous materials like wood, drywall, and carpets. The home will also have to be checked for mold and structural damage. Often the home will have to be dried with commercial drying fans and scrubbed with detergents before repairs can even begin.
Flooded Basement Restoration
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 and Remediation
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 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.
When sewage water and debris backs up into your home, our sewage cleanup services can be very beneficial. Our crews tackle sewage-related projects by carefully removing all sewage and water from the premises. Then, we lift and haul away any flooring pieces, carpets, or furnishings that are contaminated.
Ceiling, Carpet and Drywall Water Damage Restoration
When drywall is damaged by water, you’ll see brown stains, buckling, or blistering. The same is true of water damage to ceilings, including wood or tile. This may come from a leaky roof, requiring roof repairs as well as water mitigation. Replacing drywall is usually necessary. Painted surfaces may hide water stains. You may want professionals to check for mold and hidden moisture before repairs begin.
Carpet must usually be removed and replaced, including the carpet pad. Inspection of the subfloor should also be done. Call in a professional to assess the damage. Sometimes carpet can be salvaged with special cleaners and equipment, or only damaged areas replaced.
Calling a professional can reduce the time and trouble it takes to take stock of damage, initiate repairs, and get your life back to normal. Always document the damage and check with your insurance agent to see what’s covered. But above all, think safety first during and after home disasters.
5 Facts About Water Damage and Mold Damage
- Just a few inches of floodwater can cause tens of thousands of dollars in damage
- 98% of basements in the US will experience some type of water damage during their lifespans
- The average age of a failed washing machine supply hose is 8.7yrs
- Over 30% of brand new homes built have mold of some form in them
- There are over 1,000 types of mold and mildew inside homes in the US
Reviews From Our Customers
Anthony C: Fast, professional, knowledgeable. The technician is one of the most thorough restoration experts on the island, and worked with me to restore the damage in my home exactly to my liking.
Francisco K: The technician came to my house did a fantastic job restoring my entire house due to a flood. Very polite help me out from the beginning to the end of the Job I will definitely recommend
Lei M: The Technician took prompt action when I needed help. I am really appreciate his efficiency and putting a team together within less than an hour. He was very professional, polite, always on time.
Nathan S: They went over the areas multiple times to ensure all of the areas were clean of all residual molds. VERY difficult job- well done! Very friendly group, very professional. Absolutely recommend.
Carolyn M: I had a great experience with this company. They came and explained what they would do. What I would need to do and worked with my insurance company give them a try for your flood from water pipes or fire etc.
Nirav S: He made sure everything was ordered and installed in a timely manner. He also made sure the work was being done correctly by his employees by stopping by multiple times throughout. Great service and great people