Choosing the Right Company for Flood Cleanup Services
Nobody “wants” to choose a flood cleanup company. If you find yourself in that situation it means you are experiencing a water loss in your home or business. Choosing a flood cleanup company to restore your home can be a difficult task, especially if you don’t know what questions to ask before signing off on the work. Here are a few things for you to consider so you will be a little better prepared if you are ever faced with a flood cleanup situation.
What is the Source of the Water Damage?
The source of the water damage will determine what happens first. It is critical to know if the flood water is contaminated, for example if your sewer has backed up the procedure will be different to ensure safety. Some water damage occurs suddenly when a pipe bursts or from a flooding stream nearby, while other times water damage can occur slowly over time from a leaking pipe or roof. A slow leaks could indicate other problems such as mold.
The type of water damage present in your home will affect flood cleanup efforts. Before hiring a flood cleanup professional, ask about specific experience they may have that is similar to your situation. If your home is flooded with sewage, they will need to have additional training and equipment to ensure your home will be restored and safe for your and your family. The professionals at 24 Restore not only have all of the certifications necessary to handle these type of water damage emergencies. PLUS, we have years of experience and would be happy to share references with you.
When contacting a flood cleanup professional, such as 24 Restore be sure to tell them what type of water damage your home has sustained, and don’t be afraid to ask them how they will handle flood cleanup.
Are you Qualified?
The appropriate training and certifications are an absolute necessity when you choose a flood cleanup company to handle your water emergency. 24Restore technicians are highly trained, certified and experienced. You can trust your home and your personal belongings to our experts. We are current on industry standards and certifications and we use state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to minimize damage in your home or business.
Do you Provide Additional Services?
Water damage is complex and chances are you will need more than just water extraction to get your home back to it’s pre-loss condition. Many companies providing flood cleanup and water damage restoration will offer a variety of other services that may be necessary to restore your home. Additional services may include mold removal and prevention, restoration of personal items and furniture, and the replacement of structural elements like drywall and wood panels.
What is Fair to Expect of 24Restore?
When it’s an emergency, you will want to work with a flood cleanup company that is available 24 hours a day and who can respond as soon as possible. We understand that with a flood cleanup time is of the essence. You should expect an immediate response for your emergency flood cleanup service. The longer you have to wait – the worse the damage becomes.
In addition to responding in a timely manner, it is fair to expect a written estimate before any work begins. In doing so, you will have a reasonable expectation of the flood cleanup work to be completed as well as the costs involved. If your flood damage is covered by insurance, 24Restore will work with your insurance company on your claim.
We realize that you have a choice when hiring a flood cleanup professional, and if the time comes when you need help we hope you will choose 24Restore. We follow the guidelines outlined above, we have the certification necessary, and we have the experience to make the flood cleanup as stress-free as possible.