What is water damage restoration service?

Hiring a well trained professional to repair the damage done by excess water whether it was caused by a storm or flood, burst pipe, faulty dishwasher or laundry machine, etc. This includes the main water removal as well as the fixing of any structural damage and residual mold contamination.

What is the typical cost for water damage restoration?

This varies greatly depending on the degree of damage (How long the water has been sitting causing structural damage, additional mold problems, etc). Also of course a big factor in pricing is how large of an area has been affected. Another part of estimating the cost is how easy or difficult the access to the affected area is.

How much does insurance pay for water damage?

It will all depend on your particular insurance company and specific policy. Ask your home owners insurance agent about this. If you think you’re getting the raw end of the deal (unfortunately all to common with insurance these days in general!) hire a lawyer that specializes in claims specific to this industry!

Does water damage decrease home value?

It certainly can. All the more reason to hire a professional ASAP. Don’t let pools of water sit around destroying your home or other property any longer than it has to. Structural damage as well as the ensuing, dangerous mold issues need to be addressed properly and immediately.

How much does sewage cleanup cost?

This can add another layer to the difficulty in cleanup and therefor the total cost. Referred to as “Black Water” vs the typical “Grey” or relatively clean water. Potential health issues for both the restoration company and the client make this trickier and more expensive.

How much does it cost to clean up a flooded basement?

As with any other cost estimate in this business a big part of it is the square footage of the affected area, the total volume of water, if theyre are additional mold issues that need addressed, as well as ease or difficulty of access to the problem site.