Water Damage Restoration

The procedure of water damage restoration is a restoring  property back to pre-loss condition after sustaining any level of water damage.

Water damage cleanup can be just as difficult to contend with as fire damage restoration, if not more difficult. A trained expert will utilize hydrometers and various other implements of the trade, such as portable truck mounted extraction units and disinfectants, to ensure that the water damage is cleaned up properly and quickly. This may prove to be an intricate process best handled by the professionals.

However, there are a few things you can do for water damage restoration and a few things you can avoid to aid in the cleanup process.

Do:
•    -Remove excess water by blotting and mopping affected areas.
•    -Remove lamps and electric appliances from/wipe down wood furniture.
•    -Remove and prop up wet cushions and upholstery to allow drying
•    -Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet flooring
•    -If flooding occurs in the summer turn on the air conditioner to aid in the drying process.
•    -Remove colored rugs from wet carpeting.
•    -Remove expensive or sentimental items and store in a dry area.
•    -Clean debris from the flooring.

Don’t:
•    -Hang wet fabrics. Do not let them sit as this may cause the formation of mildew.
•    -Do not leave colored items on a wet floor as the colors may bleed and stain the flooring.
•    -Do not use your household vacuum to remove excess water from the floor.
•    -Refrain from turning on electric appliances until it can be determined that doing so would not cause any injury or short out the appliance.
•    -Do not turn on ceiling fans if they are wet.
•    -Don’t remain in rooms where the ceiling begins to sag.

Some Important tips of water damage restoration

These are just a few helpful hints that can help get you on the right track in handling the delicate situations in an effective and expedient manner. There are many courses of action you can take in aiding the fire damage cleanup or water damage cleanup in your home, office, or commercial location. Following the guidelines of “do’s and don’ts” will surely help expedite the process. However, there are some things that are just better left to the professionals. JDV Construction has trained professionals on staff who are here to help finish the job we hope our helpful hints have helped you start. Let us worry about attending to your fire damage restoration or water damage restoration so you don’t have to.