The containment of water and complete water extraction Colorado Springs is the top priority in the restoration of any water-damaged property. The longer standing water is left untreated, the more damage it will cause over time. Mold growth is one problem that could make complete restoration cost more time and money. When the affected areas have been inspected and specialists have decided on the course of action, the right equipment will then be brought in and the water extraction process can begin.
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Rare Restoration & Cleaning will first remove all wet furniture and items from the property. To ensure that the drying process will be thorough, all wet surfaces will be removed from walls, ceilings, and floors. All drywall and wet insulation that could no longer be salvaged will also be removed by the restoration workers. Baseboard may also have to be removed.
Once the water-damaged area is clear of wet surfaces and household items, submersible pumps and wet/dry vacuums will serve to suck out and move all excess water away from the building. Sometimes, water is extracted by the gallons and restoration specialists may use a number of pumps and vacuums to expedite the process. We have submersible pumps and gas-powered pumps. Each kind is used continuously and quickly extract high-level water. Truck-mounted units are also especially effective for the job.
Specialized flood-pumping equipment come with motors that render them capable of pumping tens of gallons of water per minute. They are set up to to discharge water several feet away from the flooded home or building.
What to do after a flood/ water damage
Following a flood or severe water damage to your home, there are a few measure you as a homeowner may take as it may take some time for contractors to arrive at the location. Here are some of the things you can do by yourself:
1. Turning off the water source, in the case of burst pipes.
2. Turning off the power source
3. Do an initial survey of the damage and personal losses.
4. Begin the process of moving furniture and essential items from the affected areas, but only if it’s safe enough to do so.
If the water-damaged area involves an entire community and neighborhood, you may seek the help of local authorities in temporarily disconnecting the power source or consult them if this is necessary. When our water damage removal Colorado Springs specialists at Rare Restoration & Cleaning arrive, you can sit back and be assured that we will deal with the problem in the fastest and most efficient way possible. Your home will be restored back to its original condition in no time.
We work with all insurance companies.
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