Below Are Our Water Damage And Other Related Restoration Services We Provide In Altoona, PA
- Water Restoration
- Flooded Basement Services
- Mold Restoration
- Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration
- Sewage Cleanup & Restoration
- Wet Ceiling, Floors and Drywall
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Our contractors and technicians are licensed and insured professionals. At Restoration Local we ensure that when we do a job that we do it right. In case of an emergency we respond within 30 minutes and are available 24/7. All of that coupled with our FREE estimates means you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.
You can count on us to bring what was lost, back to like new condition. With extensive experience in water damage, basement flooding, mold removal and fire damage we are confident in restoring back what was lost.
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.
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
The mold removal and remediation service that we offer is designed to destroy spores that thrive inside and outside a home. According to experts, there are thousands of mold species, so certain procedures must be implemented in order to eliminate specific mold in basement seams. The process of tackling a mold cleanup project without a professional isn’t a smart strategy because typical household solutions can’t successfully eliminate all mold.
By working with the technicians at our mold restoration company, you’ll get professional results since we always thoroughly examine and test areas where mold typically grows. Mold spores need moisture, oxygen, and food to grow, which is why our technicians use commercial-grade tools to inspect pipes that may have a leak in environments that are between 40 to 100 degrees.
If you think that mold is affecting your health, we can help. During a situation that involves mold, residents in a home will begin to experience typical symptoms, such as:
- Breathing issues
The big benefit is that mold is easy to detect because it generates dark spots on wall paneling and stains on flooring and ceilings. Mold also emits a strong smell that’s musty into a large or small space.
Fire Damage Restoration
Fire is one of the most destructive forces to damage your home. Along with damage from fire, you are likely dealing with damage from smoke, soot, and water from firefighting efforts. Smoke can quickly permeate fabrics, building material, and carpet while the oily soot can leave permanent stains. The residue left behind from a fire is a biohazard that can etch glass, tarnish metal, and discolor appliances within hours. When allowed to sit, smoke and ash will cause corrosion and permanent damage while the water will lead to mold and bacterial growth.
While a fire can be very destructive, we are standing by with superior fire damage restoration to clean up smoke, soot, and water damage before the residue can spread and cause further damage. Our fire and soot damage technicians will remove contaminants and water and use commercial-grade chemicals to permanently remove the smoke aroma. Once the fire and soot residue is removed, water will be removed from your home to dry it out before restoration can take place.
Fast action is essential when it comes to fire. Contact us today for superior fire damage restoration to restore your home and remove health hazards and unpleasant aromas.
Sewage Cleanup and Restoration
Sewage cleanup needs to be done immediately due to the nature of the mess. It can lead to diseases and a hazardous environment to those around the place.
The process of cleaning up a sewer system includes:
- Putting the solid waste into plastic bags and disposing of them well
- Soaking up the liquid parts into plastic bags
- Dispose of all the carpets and rugs
- Mop the area clean
You should call in a specialists like us to do the rest of the work. Keep yourself safe from contamination during the process
Drywall, Ceiling and Carpet 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 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
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!