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Understanding Water, Fire & Mold Damage Restoration Processes

The Secrets of Water Damage Restoration

Sadly, water damage can occur at any time, and it is costly. Insurance Business America claims, “In 2017, the total amount of insurance payouts for water damage was $13 billion. The average claim cost about $10,000.”

When you are dealing with water damage from a leak, flood, plumbing backup, or pipe break, you need to know which water damage restoration in Tampa residents use. Here’s a hint – they don’t try to repair the damage on their own. As much as we would all like to save money and have the ability to address the issue ourselves, the truth is, water damage restoration requires professionals.

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In 10 Minutes, I’ll Give You the Truth About Water Damage

According to Water Damage Defense, “14,000 people in the US experience a water damage emergency at home or work each day, and 98% of basements in the US will suffer from some type of water damage during their lifetime.”

When you have a pipe burst, washing machine overflow, a rook leak, or a home flood, you will need to hire the Sarasota water damage restoration professionals. This is because water damage is not to be taken lightly. The truth is water damage is costly and will result in even more damage if not handled correctly from the beginning.

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5 Incredibly Useful Damage Restoration Tips for Small Businesses

With the amount of time, money, and love you have poured into your small business, you don’t want to a disaster to ruin everything you’ve built. Whether you are dealing with a flood or a pipe break, small business owners have to work harder than others to make sure they don’t have to close their doors permanently.

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Water Damage And Your AC System

What happens to your AC after Water Damage

Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) systems, when directly contacted by Category 1 water, can cease to operate, or they can function inefficiently or spread excess humidity throughout both affected and unaffected areas of a structure. If contacted directly by Category 2 or 3 water, they can spread contamination to unaffected areas. Even if an HVAC system is not directly contacted by water, when operating, it can spread humidity or contamination from affected to unaffected areas. Further, microbial growth from other causes can be carried to the interior of HVAC system components where it can accumulate and degrade HVAC component operation. Read More »

HVAC Systems After A Flood

Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems can be contaminated directly by water damage. Air conditioning systems can also be contaminated prior to contact with water. If the heating and air conditioning system was running while the property was contaminated with Category 2 or 3 water, it can spread many other contaminants to other areas of the property that were not directly affected by the water damage. Read More »

Determining The Class Of Water Damage

Water damage is classified to designate water-damaged environments by their relative degree of saturation, which is then used to determine the approximate initial amount of equipment necessary for an efficient drying of a property.  Read More »

Planning Water Damage Remediation

Remediation Plan

Dririte of Tampa always puts in place a remediation plan with you prior to starting a project. If you are attempting a project on your own, you should always do the same. Keep in mind, water damage remediation is a very complicated task to ensure it is done properly, you should always contact a professional prior to starting a project on your own. Read More »

Water Damage Safety

Water Damage Safety in your Home

It can happen in the blink of an eye, a pipe bursts, the washing machine breaks, the toilet or sink tubes crack, a falling branch shatters a window during a downpour etc. The list goes on and on. Read More »

Why Hire A Certified & Licensed Water Damage Company?

YOU SHOULD KNOW . . .

There are no specific federal regulations, per say, for the water damage restoration industry. However, some companies offer build back services without being licensed contractor. Contracting without a license is a crime and hiring a company or individual without a license or the proper insurance can lead to dire results.

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Preventing Indoor Air Problems After A Flood

During a flood cleanup, the indoor air quality in your home or office may appear to be the least of your problems. However, failure to remove contaminated materials and to reduce moisture and humidity can present serious long-term health risks. Standing water and wet materials are a breeding ground for microorganisms, such as viruses, bacteria, and mold. They can cause disease, trigger allergic reactions, and continue to damage materials long after the flood. Read More »

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