After water extraction and drying of water-damaged home is done, the next step is to rebuild and repair damage to the building structure. If your home is insured, your provider will most likely cover damages and the restoration professionals can get to work immediately. One important thing to remember that repair and restoration work should begin only after you’re absolutely sure that the water-affected areas has been thoroughly dried. Rare Restoration & Cleaning ensures that all excess water and air moisture is eliminated, down to the smallest pockets, vents, and hidden corners of the property.
Types of Property Repair After Water Damage
Repair of structural components
Restoration work following floods and any type of water damage may cover various components of your home, specifically, electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and others. Repairing or replacement of drywalls, flooring, and insulation may also be necessary, depending on the extent of the damage.
Restoration of personal property
Personal property and other household items may be salvaged if the quality of water that flooded your home isn’t toxic or contaminated. Some restoration experts offer services for drying and restoring appliances, important documents, and other personal belongings.
Repairing drywall is an essential part of construction as they make up a huge part of the house. A drywall is a type of panel made of wood pulp, plaster, and other material that make up the interior structure of walls. It’s standard construction material that’s designed to be non-warping and non-burning wall covering. Interior drywalls are mostly 0.5 inches thickness may also vary depending on building specifications. Drywalls come in 4×8 feet standard size.
Wet drywall is made of porous material that can absorb excess water, causing it to fall off from screw or nails that are holding it in place. In some cases, a drywall would only need to be pushed back in place. But if the drywall material has turned soft and smushy, the affected panels need to be replaced at once. Wet drywall is highly likely to be a breeding ground for molds. Damaged drywalls need to be dried thoroughly before repairing and patching can begin.
Rare Restoration & Cleaning will also evaluate the extent of damage to your floors. From the assessment, our specialist will be able to tell you whether restoration or replacement is needed. If the sub-flooring turns out to be ruined, we will have to replace it with a new floor covering of your choice. In the case of hardwood floors, the drying process might sometimes cause the material to unbuckle, in which case, some work would also need to be done. Every water damage situation is different and we do our best to work through the best course of action for restoration work that you will be satisfied with.
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