Flooding can lead to mold growth, broken windows, shifting walls and even damage to the structural integrity of your home. If your home has been flooded, you must act fast to prevent permanent damage. The experts at Blaze Restoration are here to help.
Causes of Flood Damage
Overflowing or rising water is often the results of a storm. Additional causes of a flood include:
- Rivers overflowing
- Dams breaking
- Snow and ice melting
- Heavy rain
Most flood water is assessed as category 3, which means it contains harmful agents, toxins and pathogens. Water this dangerous must be managed by professionals.
Our Flood Water Restoration Process
Our knowledgeable and compassionate staff are ready to help clean up and restore your home after a flood. To do so, we follow our flood water restoration process designed to guarantee customer satisfaction. The process includes:
- Pumping out all excess water
- Assessing your home for damage
- Removing any damaged furnishings and debris
- Cleaning and eliminating dangerous contaminants left by the flood water
- Drying and dehumidifying your home to remove all residual water and prevent mold buildup
The goal of flood water restoration is to remove the excess water, decontaminate the area and make your home safe for repairs.
Importance of Seeking Help Quickly
Mold can begin to grow in just a few hours when exposed to excess moisture. Improperly drying your home can expediate mold growth, putting the structural integrity of your house and the health of you and your family at risk.
Stachybotrys chartarum, known as black mold, can easily grow on drywall, carpets, wood and ceiling tiles after a flood. Black mold releases toxins into the air that, when inhaled by humans and pets, can lead to a number of health issues.
Flood damage can be devastating if not treated quickly. The experts at Blaze Restoration are here to help, delivering high-quality and affordable solutions that are tailor-made to fit your needs.
For more information on restoring your home after flood damage, give us a call today at (800) 464-1142 to experience the Blaze way.