Water Damage Restoration Services

Water Damage Restoration Services

Water restoration is an Spangler water damage team integral part of property preservation because, apart from providing comfort and safety to the family, it also poses significant economic losses due to water damage to building materials, furniture, equipments, wallpaper, and carpets. A major threat is posed by water seepage through underground pipes and drainage systems. The most common cause of such seepage is poor septic system that has not been designed to cope with growing requirements. Another cause could be improper construction of houses, buildings, monuments, and other buildings. It could also be due to the use of inadequate water removal methods.

 

Water damage can be categorized into two types: wet and dry. Wet damage refers to any kind of damage caused by water creeping into building structures and causing water intrusion; whereas dry damage is the opposite of wet damage in that it refers to damage caused by wind, rain, or snow soiling carpets, paper, paint, and soiling mattresses, and similar things. Dry water restoration starts with checking for the existence of damp patches around the structure, cracks, mildew on surfaces, and mildew odor in rooms. This is followed by thorough cleaning of the building, drying the damaged areas, and disinfecting the affected materials to prevent further spread of mold and mildew spores.

 

Apart from repairing the damages, water restoration companies also perform other remedial works such as repairing leakages in plumbing lines, replacing roof shingles, repairing roofs, removing ladders from walls and removing debris and sewage from gutters and downspouts. They also conduct soil and groundwater testing through borehole and subsoil sampling to determine the suitability of rebuilding the area. In case of severe damages, water restoration companies also offer emergency response services such as filling in the vacuum pack and stabilizing the soil using polyethylene sheeting and sandbags. This also stops the water and mud from flowing into other premises.

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