Most people would rather not imagine dealing with a flooded home. Floods come quickly, often without much warning at all, and can strike homes both in flood-prone areas as well as in places that never before have encountered flooding. As you might expect, cleaning up after the damage caused by flooding is no easy task. Every affected area needs complete overhauling, a process that can take a long time and requires specialized skills.
Hopefully you will never experience a flood. However, if you do, make sure you do the right thing by hiring an experienced company for water damage restoration in Scottville, MI. For the future of your home after flooding, why not trust a company with significant experience handling all kinds of water damage, including hurricane damage?
What makes hurricane damage so unique?
Absolute Restoration Services has experience with flooding restoration caused by hurricanes. While in this part of the country hurricanes may be the last thing you ever think about, hurricanes are perhaps the most extreme form of flooding that exists. Hurricane force winds and rapid flooding creates tremendous damage to homes in a very short time. Afterward, homeowners return to a house that has extreme damage, as often the majority of the home’s interior has just about the worst type of water damage possible.
Absolute Restoration Services has spent time working in this type of environment, not only fully restoring homes, but also dealing with customers in an incredible time of need. Hurricane damage restoration requires special knowledge of how to properly clean and restore a home’s interior, as well as sensitivity in dealing with customers under duress and managing complicated regulatory and insurance related matters. Once working in this environment, you can trust that for Absolute Restoration Services, handling water damage restoration in Scottville, MI is not nearly as challenging.
How the water damage restoration process works
If you have experienced flooding in your basement, you might not know where to turn to next. Start by contacting a company with significant experience, such as hurricane damage restoration, for water damage restoration in Scottville, MI. Once you have made contact, schedule a full home inspection and assessment. It might also be time to contact local officials to alert them to the flood, as well as your insurance agent to learn whether the damage may be covered or not. The inspection and assessment will inform you of the extent of the damage and an estimated cost for full restoration. Once you’ve hired a company, the process of restoring your home can begin.
The water damage restoration process goes through multiple stages. First, the company must fully extract any standing water left in the home’s interior or basement. After the water is fully removed, the drying and dehumidification process can begin, usually involving specialized equipment made for drying out your interior space as quickly as possible. Once the experts have determined the interior is fully dry, cleaning and sanitation can begin, often involving special solvents to ensure no bacteria or mold is left behind. Finally, there’s the restoration process itself, which may involve replacing drywall and undertaking more extensive projects, depending on the extent of the damage.
Restoration after a flood is never easy, but you can make the process much simpler by relying on a company that has seen it all, including the damage left after a hurricane. Contact Absolute Restoration Services for further information about water damage restoration in Scottville, MI.