Your Local Water Damage Restoration Experts
24/7 Emergency Water Damage Services
Water disasters are a devastating blow to your property and create massive damage in a short time frame. You may find yourself in need of water damage restoration services due to flooding, storms, plumbing issues, appliance overflows, or a burst pipe. No matter the cause though, Restoration 1 of Fairfield CT is here to help.
We fully understand that the key to mitigating water woes is a fast response and effective actions. For this reason, we offer 24/7 water damage response to begin the water restoration process as soon as possible. This ensures that you get back in your property in a reasonable amount of time with as little stress as possible.
Restoration 1 of Fairfield CT provides professional water cleanup and restoration services throughout Stamford, Connecticut and surrounding areas. Contact us today to schedule an inspection.
Common Causes Of Water Damage
A leaky pipe or clogged toilet may seem like a minor issue, but it’s important to quickly take appropriate action to repair these plumbing issues correctly because they can escalate into bigger problems without any warning. Standing water in your home often necessitates water damage restoration, costing you time and money. Water damage problems include:
Unless you are trained, dealing with water disasters is extremely difficult to do alone. Since the risk of incurring serious levels of water damage, and the accompanying costs, it is recommended that you call water damage restoration professionals to make sure the job is done correctly the first time around.
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The Water Damage Restoration Process
If you’ve found that your home or business has water damage, call Restoration 1 immediately to begin addressing the damage and saving your property from further loss. Upon receiving your call, we will quickly send out one of our certified water damage restoration technicians to inspect your property. In this inspection we will work to identify any existing water damage, as well as any other information that we can gather to assist in formulating an accurate restoration estimate.
When the water extraction phase begins, we will be sending out a full water restoration team armed with industry leading water extraction equipment. Our goal in this step is to remove every ounce of standing water, from within your home or business, in as short a time as possible. This urgency is key in saving your property further damage and minimizing the scope of our restoration job. Depending on the amount of water needing to be extracted, we will run our equipment around the clock until the job is done.
More often than not, some level of building materials will have been damaged in the occurrence of a flood or water damage. In some cases, such as with sewage backup, certain materials will be deemed unsalvageable just due to the toxic nature of the water. In any case, our restoration team will work to safely and efficiently remove any irreparable materials, leaving a clean slate and minimizing the risk of mold growth taking hold in your home or business.
Drying and dehumidification is essentially the second phase of the water extraction process. Once we have all the highly saturated and damaged materials removed from the site, we can begin implementing our industrial grade blowers and dehumidifiers to remove the water that has soaked into various materials. In this step, we will utilize moisture meters to identify the amount of water remaining in specific materials, allowing us to estimate how close your property is to being completely dry.
When dealing with water damage, we typically are also dealing with your insurance provider. In an attempt to ensure that you receive the coverage you deserve, our water damage restoration team will be documenting the entire process, taking photos of the damage, of lost possessions, as well as written documentation of the costs and more.
Once your property has been completely dried and all water damage concerns have been addressed, the last thing for us to do is to repair any damages that were caused by the water or during our restoration.
What To Do When You Find Water Damage
Whatever the source of your water damage is, fast mitigation is needed to return your property to its pre-loss condition. This is where Restoration 1 of Fairfield CT truly shines. Even still, while you’re waiting for us to arrive, there are some steps you can take to improve the situation. Here is what to do when you find water damage, and of course, what not to do.
Does Insurance Cover Water Damage Restoration?
The damage done to your home by water is typically covered by a standard homeowner’s insurance policy. The biggest stipulation in these cases is that the coverage is dependent if it is considered sudden internal water damage. Like most insurance policies, homeowners’ insurance rarely covers damage done by lack of maintenance or negligence.
In any case, keeping records of the damages is a great way to make sure you are appropriately covered when your home has been affected by water damage.
Water causes damage every second it is in contact with your home or business. Restoration 1 is available 24/7 so you never have to wait to recieve help.
Certified Water Restoration
Not only does our team have decades of experience, we also boast a team of highly trained and fully certified water damage restoration technicians.
When your home or business has been affected by water damage, Restoration 1 will always provide you with quick and accurate estimates.