Water damage can be caused by many factors.
For example, rain water enter the basement, excess water from melting snow, leakages from pipes and dishwashers can all contribute towards water damage.
Water is very helpful in daily life but floods from water in your basement can cause a lot of damage. You will not be able to stay in the home and the items will be spoilt.
If you had switched on electrical appliances, they can lead to electrocution in the home. This is why you need to hire highly qualified professionals who will carry out the restoration process after the water damage.
Removing items from the home
The professionals will switch off electrical connection and remove all items which have been affected by the water in the home.
For example, the professionals will remove carpets and furniture from the home.
This is necessary to pave way for the removal of water which has accumulated in the home.
Extraction of water
The professionals will use specialized tools to remove all water which has accumulated in your home.
It is necessary for professionals to remove the water as soon as possible because any delay can lead to development of mold.
If the leakage was from sewerage water, the professionals will take safety measures when removing the water.
If water was contaminated due to other chemicals, they will remove it and dispose it safely.
Repairing the floor
Water can lead to damaging of your floor. In order to avoid cases where you will be affected by other floods in the near future, the professionals will repair the floor.
This can include installing tiles which may have been peeled off among other repairs.
The professionals will clean all dirt which may have been left due to the entry of water into your home.
If the water was from floods in your neighborhood, the professionals will remove all silt which may have been deposited on your floor. After removing the silt they will apply deodorants for your home to smell good.
Returning items to the home
After the home is dry, the professionals will return the furniture into the room. The furniture will have to be dried first.
The professionals can use specialised tools to clean the upholstery.