In Houston, Texas and surrounding areas, Disaster Services provides a number of disaster restoration services, among them is flood restoration services. Our technicians are experts in the field and possess the experience and training to ensure the job in its entirety is conducted correctly. From natural disasters to unfortunate circumstances, floods can occur in your home. Without delay, Disaster Services is available 24/7 to respond to these disasters.
What are the Main Causes of Floods?
Disaster Service of Houston, Texas is your leading flood restoration expert. There are countless reasons that can cause your home to flood. A few common examples include:
– Heavy Rains
– Overflowing Rivers
– Broken Dams
– Urban Drainage Basins
– Storm Surges
– Channels with Steep Sides
– A Lack of Vegetation
– Melting Snow and Ice.
Flood Damage Process
The general procedure for flood restoration is listed below. It is important to know that each person’s circumstances are unique and there may be instances where other steps are involved. To help our Houston clients better understand flood restoration, Disaster Services procedure for flood restoration is as follows.
Assessment of full damage assessment. The level of water damage occurred is evaluated along with the location of all the affected areas. We track it to the point of entry and take immediate steps to staunch the flow if in the event water is still entering.
Flood water type identification. Categorized according to its source, such as outside water, leaky pipe, etc., and the potential contaminants it may contain. Disaster Services have the expertise to accurately identify any water type and restore its subsequent damage.
Water damage classification. In addition to surfaces that may need special procedures and products, such as concrete, brick, hardwood, and so forth, accurate classification also means we examine the entire area of your property that has been flooded, including floor components, like carpeting, carpet pad, tile, as well as walls/drywall, and insulation.
Removing water. We extract the excess water from your property using industry-grade, truck-mounted equipment. To minimize the damage to your property as much as possible, our experts move the drying process along quickly and efficiently. In order to offset the chances of a mold remediation, checking dark, hidden areas for moisture and dampness, specialty drying equipment and cleaning products are used.
Property and contents restoration. Damaged or contaminated items that cannot be restored are transported away for regulatory disposal or destruction, Disaster Services identify salvageable structural materials and contents then clean and sanitize these items. We fully decontaminate and sanitize the affected areas and materials, including HVAC cleaning to remove mold spores and other airborne contaminants and allergens using safe EPA-approved products.
Property and structural drying. To ensure all excess moisture and chances of a mold remediation has been eliminated in the areas affected by water damage, leading edge moisture-detectors and drying equipment are used.
Content restoration and renovation. Renovating materials and contents that suffered water damage is including in our restoration. To make certain your property is restored and to its clean, comfortable, pre-damaged condition is our goal with our restoration services.
Insurance claims support. Providing whatever documentation is required including pictures of the water-damaged areas and a detailed explanation of our water extraction and restoration procedures, we help facilitate insurance claims.