Fast water removal will limit damage and prevent havoc
Even light flooding and small amounts of water can cause substantial damage. When you see signs of flooding you need to act fast and call the water removal experts. A Emergency is a disaster recovery company that offers water removal and water damage restoration in Chicago, Niles, Morton Grove, Skokie and Lincolnwood.
Flooding can occur as a result of heavy rains, broken pipers, leaking roof, open taps, backed up sewers and so on. Flooding can occur from natural causes or domestic failures. Whatever the cause of flooding, damage is inevitable. However fast water removal can limit damage, eliminate havoc and prevent serious disruptions to your home or work environments. Disaster recovery teams have the knowledge, expertise, equipment and resources to perform fast water removal and effective water damage restoration.
When you suffer flood damage you need to call the water removal and restoration experts. And although disaster recovery teams respond fast there are things you can do whilst you wait for the water removal experts to arrive. First you should try and stop the water at its source such as closing and open tap or turning off the main water supply. You should turn off all electricity. Move items in order to avoid contact with the water.
Once the restoration crew arrives they will extract and remove the water. Extraction equipment is used to remove freestanding water. They also have special equipment to extract water from carpets padding, upholstery, furniture, fittings and equipment. They use specialized dehumidifying equipment to dry everything. Special chemicals are used to decontaminate affected areas. They will also salvage whatever equipment and items they can.
Water removal is one of the first steps in the water damage restoration process. Drying, disinfecting, sanitizing, salvaging, repairing and building are all important aspects of the water damage restoration process.