What is water damage restoration?
Restoration is the act of restoring or returning something to its former “normal” state. The first and most important aspect of water damage restoration is to remove excess moisture from the affected materials and return them to their original state. The restoration job is not complete until all affected materials are completely dried and restored to their original condition.
How can I prevent water damage to my home?
Inside your home - Obviously a dripping pipe can cause water damage inside your home. To find problems before they cause damage here are some tips:
How much does it cost to repair water damage and do I need an estimate prior to the work beginning?
Every water damage restoration project is different. It is often difficult to provide an accurate estimate for work to be completed. There are many variables that determine how long the drying equipment will need to remain in place. Quick Response uses a computer software program that is recognized throughout the insurance industry to generate our billing. Itemized billing is prepared once the structure has been properly dried. You or your insurance company will only be billed for work completed.
Can my carpet and pad be salvaged after water damage?
An experienced water remediation technician will be able to determine if your carpet and pad can be salvaged. Factors that are considered when making this decision include the age and condition of the carpet at the time of the water loss, the length of time the carpet was exposed, the source of the water damage and the temperature of the water.
Do I have a choice in the restoration company I choose to restore my property or must I use who my insurance company recommends?
Often times when you report a loss to your insurance company they will recommend one of their “preferred vendors.” Under the law, it is your right to determine which company will perform the work in your home or business. Quick Response has the best interest of its clients in mind every time.
How long will it take to dry out my property?
The average water loss takes 3-5 days. Depending on the extent of the damage, it may take longer. Our technicians will monitor the progress of the job daily. They will utilize state of the art moisture meters to measure the amount of moisture remaining in your building structure. Equipment will be added, removed or moved to assure the fastest results possible. Equipment left onsite should remain running and should only be moved by one of our experienced technicians.