Water Damage and Other Restoration Services Provided In Washington Ht, PA
- Water Damage Restoration
- Flooded Basement
- Mold Removal & Restoration
- Fire Damage Service
- Sewage Contamination Cleanup
- Wet Ceiling, Drywall Floors, Restoration
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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
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
Many homeowners have gone down the basement stairs after a heavy rain only to find several inches of water in their basement. Draining water in the surrounding soil can easily find its way through cracks in the basement walls. Insufficient drainage on the property or faulty sump pumps in combination with excessive rainfall can lead to unexpected basement water damage.
A flooded basement must be immediately pumped out. If the sump pump isn’t adequate, professional restoration teams can bring their own pumps. Nothing can be done until the water is removed. In the meantime, it’s important to stay out of the basement to avoid safety risks such as electric shock. Any chemicals or cleaners can also seep into the water to create health risks.
Any water damaged belongings, particularly appliances, should be removed before professional drying takes place. Water damage restoration can then begin with a thorough inspection to spot any growth of mold and mildew, trapped pockets of moisture, or damage to the walls or foundation which could undermine the strength of the upper floors.
Mold can quickly take root in your home following the introduction of any water source, whether it’s an overflowed toilet, a roof leak, failed basement waterproofing, or a hidden plumbing leak. Mold can spread throughout your home in just 48 hours and pose a number of health risks in addition to damaging your home.
We approach every mold remediation project with a tailored strategy that begins with an inspection and mold removal assessment. We will check for visible signs of mold and water sources, including leaks behind walls and damp subflooring. Several methods can be used for effective mold remediation such as negative air pressure and barriers to prevent mold spores from spreading during the mold cleanup process.
All mold and mold-infested materials will be removed carefully and safely with the use of HEPA vacuums and air scrubbers. Antimicrobial and antifungal treatments will be used to kill mold and prevent new mold from growing after contaminated materials are removed. Items that can be restored will be cleaned and sanitized to remove odors. Once mold remediation is complete, restoration will take place to restore your home fully.
Fire Damage Restoration
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 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
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.
Top 5 Facts about Water Damage and Mold Damage
- A small 1/8 in crack in a pipe can leak up to 250 gallons of water a day
- Water damage accounts for approximately 23% of all homeowner property damage in the US
- From 2002-2011 the average annual flood losses in the U.S were more than 2.9 B
- 33% chance of being exposed to mold when you move to a new home, apartment or office
- 93% of Chronic Sinus Infections have been attributed to mold
Customer Restoration Reviews
Robert P: My fiancé and I had overnight flooding from Andrea on June 7th to June 8th. Called in the middle of the night and they responded immediately. The job was done efficiently, effectively, and with the utmost courtesy. We hope to not have any more flooding, but if we do, Ace will be the first company we call!
Hotrod W: Great guys, great work. They even helped to make sure my insurance paid for everything they should have. This was my first water damage claim and even though the house was in chaos for a few days, everything got dried out and replaced… Even got new carpet for the downstairs. Very happy with the work they did.
Drew B: We have had many emergency floods at rentals properties we manage and they were just a phone call away and responded in more than a timely matter. Because the water extraction and flooring are right there together, we already had the flooring picked out and it was also installed immediately after the water was extracted.
Kim S: The technician explained all details of the job to me thoroughly. I annoyingly had a million questions and he answered them without the notion that my OCD was taking over the conversation. He and the team were nothing but great! Highly recommended and I’ll be referring them to anyone I know that needs services of this kind.
Tony D: I felt they really had my best interest at heart both with the water damage and the insurance claim. They went out of their way to make sure I understood the process and got everything from my insurance carrier. Hopefully I won’t have water damage again, but I would call these guys back right away, and would recommend them to everyone
Brian A: The technician re-constructed our water damaged house (an entire first floor) from buckled hardwood, spongey carpets and wet drywall back to where it was pre-damage. They are a company that dots their i’s and crosses their t’s, and stays on top of all the subspecialties required for these projects to be successful. Would highly recommend them!