A fire leaves behind devastating effects and water damages, transforming your cozy house into an unhealthy environment. We are training and certifying our specialists from All Pro Restoration Services to execute professional cleaning and restoration works, to handle your fire, and water restoration need appropriately.
What is fire and water restoration?
Property restoration refers to the works performed by the fire and water damage restoration companies to return a property value to the initial value after an unfortunate event. Is expected to have a multiplication of losses caused by the fire when it is coming to commercial properties due to business interruption and loss of revenues, so it is crucial a fast intervention from our side.
Additional damages to the property may incur during the intervention of the Fire Department when using large volumes of water in the efforts to extinguish the fire. It is a secondary but equally damaging effect, the relatively slow response time and a failure to quickly and effectively contain moisture and relative humidity in the house.
Restoration procedures include soot and odor removal, water extraction, drying and dehumidification, mold remediation, including when needed controlled demolition and replacement.
Should you replace your furniture and carpets after water damage?
It is not 100% necessary to replace your goods after water damage. Professionals from the fire and water damage restoration companies involved in the renovation process will do an initial evaluation of your carpets, curtains, furniture, and other belongings.
Our specialists will then advise if your carpet, for example, is unusable or further professional evaluation should be done to avoid wastage. You may need to replace the pads, for example, or clean the carpet depending on the extent of the damage.
In addition, we will inspect the backside of your false ceilings and dry walls to look for any hidden damages, that may remain hidden from sight during a superficial investigation. Our specialists will also inform you of the mold remediation plan.
Steps to follow in a water restoration process
Repairing a water damaged home involves a few steps:
- We will do a professional evaluation of the extent of water damage in your home
- Remove the water using pumps and vacuums. The process begins as soon as possible to prevent unwanted mold and bacterial growth
- After that, we will remove any remaining moisture doing a thorough drying and dehumidification
- Cleaning and sanitizing all personal belongings (including carpets, clothes, and drapes)
- The restoration process may involve replacing affected parts like drywall and insulation with new materials
The most important thing to keep in mind is acting as soon as the unfortunate event has taken place. It is essential to remove all the wet and contaminated materials from your home as soon as possible.
At All Pro Restoration Services, we will discard all materials damaged beyond restoration point within maximum 48 hours from the event, in accordance with the best industry recommendations. Taking these materials out will improve the air quality in the home and reduce the ability of dangerous microorganisms to multiply.