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Choosing a Water Remediation & Restoration Company

6/17/2019 (Permalink)

Choosing a Water Remediation &  Restoration Company

Broken water supply lines, sewage and septic system failures, and floods can cause serious Water Damage to your home, office of industrial building. As a homeowner or a manager of a commercial building, it's important to consider hiring the services of professional water damage remediation services to insure proper cleaning and drying and to prevent secondary damage like mold growth. Time is crucial when it comes to responding to flood damage , here are a few tips to choose the best professionals for the job.

Training and accreditation

Look for IICRC accreditation which requires training and experience. A credible water cleanup contractor should have trained Technicians to perform any mitigation service.

specializations in other fields such as plumbing and wiring so as to disconnect and connect broken pipes to restore the water damage satisfactorily. The contractor should have accreditation documents from relevant bodies like the Better Business Bureau.


Location can be an issue, remember the timeline is important, some insurance companies have relationships with remediation companies, but they may not be able to get there for hours or even days. Mold and fungus can start developing on the site after just two days. If the home or commercial building gets a mold manifestation, it may require that the building owner hires a mold removal company on top of the water damage restoration expenses.

Insured and bonded

It is always advisable to hire insured and bonded water in home or water in business removal companies. The water mitigation company should be bonded and licensed and comply with all policies regarding professional operation of a mitigation company.

Tools and equipment

The tools and equipment used by the water cleanup companies in removing the water in home or water in business are designed to be more effective than equipment sold for home use. Most businesses or homes can't afford to buy the expensive drying equipment necessary.

--If you have any water or mold issues please call SERVPRO of Flagler County at 386-447-2202 or visit  https://www.SERVPROflaglercounty.com/ for more information on water damage.

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