Water Mitigation and Restoration in Louisville, Ohio
Water mitigation refers to the process of properly cleaning, sanitizing, drying, and restoring a property to its pre-water damage condition. Water mitigation is to prevent further damage in a water damage scenario. Determining the affected areas and properly drying out or removing the affected structures, like drywall and flooring. If left unattended, wet flooring and drywall can rapidly lead to major problems, like structural weakening and mold growth. If the water damage mitigation has not been dealt with in the first 24 hours of the damages being incurred, the mitigation efforts will be less effective. The longer you wait to mitigate the damages, the lower the value of the process as secondary damages set in, and restoration becomes no longer an option. Without mitigation, you may end up spending hundreds or thousands on replacing damaged items, rather than cleaning and repairing them. Every situation is unique, requiring an individualized plan of action to complete the mitigation process.
Water Restoration is the last step in water damage restoration, is the process of restoring your home or business to its pre-water damage condition. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall and installing new carpet, or may entail major repairs, such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business.
What affects water mitigation and restoration costs?
The price of water mitigation and water damage restoration services depends on numerous factors:
- Damage caused by low-risk clean water are always less expensive to restore than those caused by high-risk, unsanitary black water.
- The length of time a property has been exposed to floodwater affects the cost. The more time under water means more damage or even replacement.
- Mold growth warrants a higher cleanup price.
- How accessible a water damaged space is?
- The materials and equipment involved.
One big misconception about using mitigation and restoration services is that they are more expensive than the cost of replacing damaged items and structures. In fact, most disaster damages can be mitigated and restored for much less than it would cost to replace everything. A professional restoration team can save whatever is salvageable and replace anything that is not.
Call the professional team at SERVPRO of South & East Stark County at 330-823-4088. Our crews have the knowledge and experience in water mitigation and restoration. Need more information visit www.SERVPROsoutheaststarkcounty.com.