Water damage comes in many different scopes and sizes and from many different sources – making it totally unpredictable. With all the unknowns associated with water damage, there are a few key things that you should know concerning the restoration process:
The best way to ensure a successful water damage restoration for your home is to get the water cleaned up as quickly as possible. Water damage compounds over time, making every day, hour, and even minute crucial to mitigating damages. One of the most time sensitive aspects of water damage is mold growth. Water facilitates mold growth within 24 hours, so it can very quickly become a serious problem. Mold will continue to grow and spread until all the water and excess moisture has been removed. This is one of the reasons why a fast response to water damage is so important. Damage to your personal belongings and the structural elements of your home also worsen over time. As materials like wood, carpet, padding, upholstery, and drywall (just to name a few) are exposed to water, they absorb the excess moisture leading to deterioration, swelling, warping, buckling, and rot (again, just to name a few). This makes cleanup even harder, and most likely leads to more extensive and expensive repairs. Some structural elements may even require being replaced if water damage is present for extended amounts of time. Every second counts when it comes to a successful water damage restoration, so do not waste any time.
Without the use of professional-grade water extraction and drying equipment, it is nearly impossible to achieve efficient results. Water seeps into many of the materials in our home when it comes in contact with them, and will remain trapped there without the use of thermal imaging detectors and dehumidifiers. Even when it appears to the naked eye that all the water has been removed, this hidden moisture can remain and facilitate mold growth and deterioration. The best way to ensure all excess moisture is removed along with all the water is to utilize industry-proven techniques through industry-approved equipment.
You wouldn’t let just anyone into your Charlottesville home, and you wouldn’t let just anyone try to repair it following water damage (At least we hope you wouldn’t) – and that is why we have devoted our time, resources, and energy into providing the best water damage restoration services around. As a result, we use the best equipment in the industry, ensure all our technicians are fully qualified and certified, and are available 24/7 so we can respond as quickly as possible. Customer service is our highest priority, and we are so confident in the work we do that we guarantee 100% customer satisfaction. We know what it takes to properly restore your home from water damage, and truly care about you and your home.
Chris was very thorough in analyzing the condition of the problem. He was very professional, and has a very good disposition, funny at times. He is knowledgeable in his field of expertise and gave us an excellent free estimate and some great suggestions and recommendations. I highly recommend him and his company.- Rhodora K.
Wonderful experience with these guys – honest, thorough, and unassuming. Recommendations were the kind you’d give to family – both respecting money concerns as well as helping you to make the most informed decision for your health.
These guys are excellent!- Dalton Carr
I wouldn’t give any less than 5 stars for this company. The whole process, Alaina was very informative and respectful. She listened to my concerns and gave me all the cost effective ways to avoid possible use of their services which is a definite integrity move. The guys who came to actually clean out my basement were very polite and helpful. If I need any kind of restoration work in the future I’ll definitely call Restoration 1 of Charlottesville!!- Andrew Foltz
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