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Should I DIY Water Restoration?

2/10/2023 (Permalink)

leaking tap Should I DIY water damage? Call the professionals for your water restoration emergency

There is no doubt that water damage can be costly and time-consuming. Whether you're dealing with a burst pipe, sewage backup or some other kind of natural disaster, it's important to get professional help as soon as possible. Depending on the extent of damage, getting a second opinion before DIY would be a good idea.

Causes of Water Damage

Water damage can be caused by many things, including water leaks, flooding and pipe breaks. The most common type of water damage is from a pipe break that causes the inside of your property to become wet. Water damage behind the drywall can lead to extensive damage. Water will seep into the drywall and wood framing causing lots of damage. If you don't take care of water damage quickly, secondary damages can occur leaving your home in shambles.

When repairing any type of water damage it's important that you use a restoration and reconstruction company for cleanup and reconstruction to ensure the job is done right.

Unfortunately, it can also lead to issues like mold, rot and structural damage to the building itself if restoration isn't carried out correctly. The longer water is left in your home or business, the more damage it will do. The faster you act on restoring your property after a flood or leak, the less likely you are to face these long-term problems.

DIY Water Restoration

If you're thinking about taking on a DIY water restoration project, it's important to consider the costs and benefits of hiring a professional. While it can be tempting to save money by doing the work yourself, there are many reasons why hiring a professional is ideal. They know what they are doing. Water damage restoration professionals have been trained in how to properly assess and handle water damage situations. They understand the risks involved with working with electricity, mold remediation techniques, ventilation issues, etc.

They have access to specialized equipment needed for larger projects like commercial buildings where there may be multiple floors affected by flooding.

Commercial and Residential

If you've recently suffered a flood or water damage, we're here to help. Our team of trained experts provides fast and effective water damage restoration for both commercial and residential properties. We'll have your property back up and running in no time at all.

If you need help with insurance claims, we can assist with that as well! We know how frustrating it is when the process gets dragged out by an insurance company. We will make sure they pay out on their end so that you can move on with your life without worrying about money issues.

Properly Trained

If you're not trained in how to properly clean up after a flood or leaky pipe burst, it may be difficult for you to recognize signs of secondary damages. SERVPRO of Happy Valley is properly trained in the water restoration industry and have the experience and expertise to get the job done right. Give us a call at the first sign of water damage to prevent secondary damages of DIY.

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