All Water Damage and Other Restoration Services Provided In Effingham, SC
- Water Restoration Service
- Basement Flooding
- Mold Inspection & Removal
- Fire Restoration
- Sewer Cleanup & Restoration
- Wet Ceiling, Floors and Walls
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Here at Restoration Local we take great pride in our work. Hundreds of homeowners have trusted us to help restore their lost property. Our experienced technicians are licensed and insured. With our availability of 24/7 we are able to assist homeowners in situations be it emergency or otherwise. 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
Water damage mitigation is the process by which you try to reduce or even prevent the amount of damage caused by floodwater in your residence. By observing water mitigation, one can be able to stop any additional damage that is likely to be caused by the leakage. Major causes of water damage include plumbing technicalities, heavy rainfall or a storm, leaking roofs and burst pipes. After this unfortunate occurrence, water damage repair is required. You can call us to help you with the water removal. Call: 1-888-443-3110
As a homeowner, after a flood, burst pipe or storm that puts your life and others in danger, you need to move with speed and contact us right away. This is a way to ensure that the water damage home repair services commence immediately. Water damage restoration services, once engaged, can serve to prevent an impending catastrophe in the affected residence.
Steps to take in fixing water damage
- Call us to be directed to an experienced technician right away
- Close the main source of water into the house. In case of floods, try as much as possible to keep extra water from entering the house
- Switch off the mains in your electricity line. Identify all electrical appliances and ensure there is none connected to power
- Keep all books and papers at a higher place, which is obviously safe
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 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.
Fire accidents are among the most devastating experiences due to the ability of fire to spread fast and cause huge damages over a short period. Fires can also consume pillars and other structural important parts of the house. Fire is known for clearing nearly anything that stands in its way.
It is then important to deal carefully with fire damage cleanups and restorations. The services of a competent company and supervisor are needed to ensure that the damage parts are restored properly so that all the hazards are rectified. First, a cleanup is done to remove all the damaged things, any salvages remaining and finally the removal of harmful soot. The house is then restored to ensure that safety and reliability are restored. Owners of fire-prone places are also advised to install fireproof equipment.
Sewage Cleanup and Restoration
A sewage spill in your home caused by a backed-up septic tank, overflowed toilet, or sewer backup creates a dangerous and hazardous environment. A sewer backup should always be considered an emergency as the water likely contains bacteria, viruses, and microbes that may lead to serious illness. Always leave sewage cleanup to a professional to safely clean contaminants and protect your family.
Sewer water is classified as category 3 or “”black water,”” the most hazardous of all types of water damage. While even clean water can degrade into “”gray”” or “”black”” water if allowed to sit untreated, black water is considered extremely contaminated and it also includes flooding from streams and rivers or standing water that supports microbial growth.
We offer 24-hour emergency sewer cleanup services to quickly restore safety and health to your home. If your have suffered storm damage or a sewer backup, contact us right away for prompt, superior service.
Drywall, Ceiling and Carpet Water 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.
Facts About Water and Mold Damage
- 40% of homeowners in the US have experience loss from water damage
- 93% of all water damage can be prevented
- The second most frequently filed insurance claim in the US is for water damage
- Reports show a direct correlation between high presence of mold in households and depression
- There are over 1,000 types of mold and mildew inside homes in the US
Reviews From Restoration Customers
Ervin R: Efficient and excellent personnel and service. I recommend them highly.
Jodi P: For needing a restoration company this would be your best choice! You wont be disappointed in their work.
Chis A: Super responsive, and very helpful during a stressful, not-fun situation. His crew did a great job with the clean-up. Highly recommend!
Jonboy F: We had a sump pump failure in our basement. They worked with our insurance company keeping the costs under our cap and did great work.
Matt C: Came late on a Friday night and working into the early morning hours until the water was removed. The guys were very pleasant and helpful.
Lyndsey E: They’re very personable and know what they’re talking about. They’ll even work with your insurance and give up front pricing over the phone.