When your home has flooded from an act of Mother Nature or something as simple as a backed up toilet, it affects the entire house. Whether the water damages one room or more, it is critical to contact a professional water damage company, such as Certified Priority Restoration. Although it may appear like just water, the damage is far more significant because all water carries contaminants especially if you are dealing with an overflowing toilet bowl. Professionals must evaluate your home to pinpoint all water damage and remove harmful bacteria and germs. Without a professional’s opinion, you open your family to possible severe illnesses, ranging from short-lived colds to contagious viruses and respiratory distress. Take a look at Certified Priority Restoration’s website at www.certifiedpriorityrestoration.com to learn more about water removal in Fort Lauderdale.
Structural Damages Issues
Fort Lauderdale can have some wild storms, from thunderstorms to hurricanes. A flood can quickly overwhelm a house causing unseen structural and electrical damage. The standing water begins to ruin your carpeting, but unseen is what it is doing to your walls which are composed of drywall which is acting like a sponge soaking up the standing water. Additionally your electric sockets containing wiring for your entire house is being inundated with water and or moisture. Your cabinets that start at floor level are now beginning to deteriorate as water seeps into them especially if they are not wood but pressboard material as so many moderately prices cabinets are made of. These are the unexpected damages from flooding that the professionals know are in addition to flooring, carpeting, drapes, squirted furniture and the like. The water also has a chance to permeate any and all porous items as it seeks its own level. Now, close off the affected areas and contact Certified Priority Restoration at 954-874-8016 to come and evaluate the situation, and provide a free no obligation estimate.
Water Damage Repair not Possible
You must discard any porous items, including carpeting and rugs. Then the professionals can treat the water damaged areas that are non-porous, such as extracting puddles from concrete floors. Any affected drywall must be removed and replaced when exposed to standing water as well. It is a porous item that can emanate fumes for a long time if left installed. Professionals pinpoint furniture and decorative items that must be discarded, including sofas and drapes. Water damage once dealt with will unfortunately leave items that may no longer be clean enough for daily use.
The Clean Up after Water Damage in Fort Lauderdale
After discarding all the porous contaminated items, Certified Priority Restoration begins the clean up process. Along with water removal, they look for any mold and remove it accordingly. Depending on the type of damage, different chemicals are applied to the area to disinfect non-porous items. Once the professionals deem the area as clean, you may start repairing and replacing key items. If you are interested in learning more about the effects of water and moisture on your home or business property, or how to remove water and dry out a flooded building, you are invited to contact Certified Priority Restoration at 954-874-8016 or visit us at www.CertifiedPriorityRestoration.com.