water damage clean up

Know the causes and water damage removal process.

Water damage is the worst nightmare for homeowners. The home you live in is destroyed and uninhabitable for the future, but you also have an enormous water damage clean up and restoration procedure to handle.

What is the cause of water damage?

Extreme weather

Storms, hurricanes as well as other disasters of nature do not occur on a regular basis However, the moment they occur, there will always be a chance of water damage affecting your home.

The forceful winds and the intense downpours could cause damage to your roof, causing an amount of rainwater right into your home or business. More importantly, severe weather may occasionally cause flash flooding, particularly if your home is located in an area with a high risk of flooding.

Gutter obstruction

The gutters on your home are meant to divert rainwater from your home. But, they can be blocked by branches, leaves and other forms of debris as time passes. In this case rainwater will not be capable of draining properly from your property , and it will instead overflow your gutters, then run through the sides of the home as well as cause damage to the walls, ceiling and flooring.

Pipes that leak

A leaky pipe inside the kitchen sink can cause water damage to the cabinet below it. A damaged pipe in the walls can make the situation more difficult. The damage water from an issue could cause could be massive, since the entire wall will be damaged by water and will encourage the development of an entire population of mold.

The worst case scenario is an unreliable plumbing supply line or drainage pipe that is buried beneath the concrete slab. If this happens it’s likely that you’ll have to pay for expensive repairs.

Water supply to washing machine line leak

It is supplied by pipes that supply water and are constantly under pressure. If the lines are constructed from stainless steel braided in a braid that is, you don’t have anything to be concerned about. The issue will arise when your washer has either rubber or PVC supply lines. They’re prone to break and wear out and the entire laundry room could be submerged within minutes if you do not stop the water supply promptly.

Condensation of AC

Your air conditioner creates condensation, with the water flowing from the cooling coil to the drain pan, and then out of your property via the condensate drain line. The system of drainage works up to the point that the drain line becomes damaged or the drain line for condensate is blocked by dirt or dust.

In the event that the water cannot be able to escape, it could be able to leak out of the AC right to your house. The water that drips from your AC unit can cause damage to the floors and walls, and may cause your insulation to become damp.

Blocks drains

The drains of the countertop sink in the kitchen, floor of your bathroom and in your bathtub can get blocked due to any number of reasons. Hair, grease accumulation and toiletries, dirt along with toys or foreign objects could block the drainpipe and hinder regular drainage. If they are not taken care of promptly, drains that are blocked can easily back up , and ultimately cause water damage and flooding within your home.

Sprinkler systems that are malfunctioning

When activated during the event of a fire, a water sprinkler system can help save your home or your life. But the problem is that there have been instances where older sprinkler systems turned on despite not having any indication of fire. It’s easy to imagine that the damage caused by water caused by a malfunction or accidently caused by the sprinkler system may be substantial, particularly when there are computers and electronic appliances scattered throughout your property.

The water heater that leaks

If you own an outdated water heater the chance that it will eventually let go is very high. This is also true for badly maintained or poorly constructed water heaters. Sometimes leaks can be caused by excessive pressure on the tank. If a water heater leaks, expect your basement, which is where it is likely to be to flood quickly.

Process of Water Damage Removal and Restoration. 

Emergency Contact

If you call us the number, our representative will take you through a series of questions that will allow us to properly respond to your particular water emergency. In addition to understanding the situation, we’ll need to arrange a date to have your neighborhood Servicemaster Quality Restoration professional to assess the property and formulate an appropriate restoration plan for you. A quick response is crucial and we’ll need to arrange this as soon as we can.

Inspection and Inspection and Damage Assessment

Once our specialists arrive at your residence they will evaluate the damage caused by water and assist you comprehend the extent of the damage and the potential hazards in the area, and then determine the best way to restore it. If needed, we’ll help in stopping the cause of the water damage. This is an essential step in developing a strategy that will result in effective restoration of your property.

Water Removal

The process of service usually begins by a complete extraction of water. This prevents the spreading of water throughout the structure, and also reduces drying time. In most cases, hundreds or thousands of Gallons of water are extracted with high-powered pumps as well as extraction equipment during the process of water removal.

Removal of Damaged Material

If any material is not successfully restored, it will be made clear to you. They are taken away as soon as they can to speed up drying of all rehabilitable materials.

Cleaning and Sanitizing

The effects of water damage can result in cleaning, sanitizing or the need to deodorize flooring, furniture as well as other things. Servicemaster Quality Restoration professionals make use of a variety of specially designed products, leading equipment, and tried-and-tested methods to achieve this vital element of restoration.


Once the majority that of the water eliminated Our experts use world-class drying equipment to get rid of the water that isn’t visible. This will focus on water inside the materials and bring them back to their original levels of moisture. The equipment is usually set up during the first visit to your home. The amount and type of equipment will depend on the specifics of your circumstance and standards of the industry.


In the course of drying our experts will be able to check in on your property every day to make sure that your that the drying process is running smoothly as well as to examine the drying equipment’s performance and make any adjustments required. This process of monitoring is essential for efficient and effective dry of the property.

Repairs and Construction

Following these actions, your home could require work on construction to bring your home back to its original condition. Repairs can involve small repairs or the reconstruction of entire parts of your house. We can speed up the process of restoration by handling both the initial mitigation and reconstruction of damaged areas. One company with the right qualifications for all of the restoration process can reduce time and keep costs down.