Water is never a good experience. Whether it’s rain water from a leak in your exterior or a burst pipe somewhere in your home Immaculate should be your first call. Our team of IICRC certified technicians are specially trained to extract water and help restore your home or office. Contact us now.
Whether your flood is caused by water that is clean or from a source like sewage, our team utilizes specialized equipment to make sure all debris and water is removed. Moisture isn’t always easy to discover so we use specialized gear as well as extraction tools to make sure no moisture is left under your flooring.
When floor is left moist for a period of time, bacteria and mold can develop quickly. Our process involves the application of a disinfectant that kills pathogens and spores so you can be assured your floors are truly clean and safe. We then use specialized lovers to make sure all moisture is removed from your floors and your walls.
Often times after a flood there may be effects on your flooring. There is A common issue that carpet will frequently buckle and wrinkle. Our technicians will re-stretch your carpet and clean the flooring using our cleaners once your floors are dry. No matter your flooring, our technicians will help restore it to a state that is like-new.
It’s not possible to locate water within your walls by sight or touch alone. We use moisture detection equipment that will let us determine where water is hiding within the walls of your home or office. In many cases, we can use a discreet wall drying system that requires small holes are made behind the foundation boards allowing walls to remain intact.
As a homeowner, are you aware of the potential damages your home might face in the event of a massive storm? Do you know how to spot the signs of water damage? Some signs are obvious while others aren’t. It is beneficial to you and your family to learn them all. Early detection is one of the best ways to fight the negative effects of excess water.
It is worth your attention. 500,000 Texas houses were at risk of damage from storm surges during hurricane season. The most endangered areas are home to almost 7 million people! Was your home affected by this catastrophic prediction? Continue reading to learn more about how to spot the signs of water damage.
This usually occurs on your ceilings but may be anywhere in your home. It might be on walls that are close pipes or on the floor. Wherever it is, this is one sign that points to water damage.
The stains tend to be darker than the original color. Dark browns, dark yellows, oranges, and greens are common. As water evaporates, minerals and salt left behind turn into unsightly discoloration.
Have you ever left laundry in the washing machine too long after the cycle was over? As opposed to smelling fresh detergent once you open the lid, you’re greeted with a strange musk. This odor is what happens when moisture has a chance to sit and cultivate. This is an ideal breeding ground for mold.
Humidity and the existence of water are perfect growing conditions for these bacteria, and unfortunately the smell can linger. Without removing the excess water and the presence of mold, the smell will stay.
This is a sign that you’ll have the ability to see and feel. Wet subfloors will cause your floors to begin warping. Based upon the material of your floor, this can present itself in many ways.
Some floors begin to break away from the foundation and expand. Some floors become soggy and begin sinking. Others buckle, cup or begin to rise up like a tent. Are you walking on uneven ground? Assume that the layers under the floor are harboring moisture. Early detection and treatment may save your floors.
This is comparable to warped floors, but on your walls. Walls with moisture or mold can begin to bubble and peel. The walls themselves will be soft and discolored.
This is a dangerous discovery. Excess moisture in your walls is an obvious sign of a water damage problem in your home. This means the walls will no longer be hardy and can result in baseboards to break and paint to be damaged. When water damage appears on your walls, this implies the leak has managed to remain out of sight for awhile until this stage. By the time you can see the signs, the damage is there.
Does your washing machine, refrigerator, water heater, or other appliance have a leak? If so, you’ll probably see a puddle of water under them. If your pipes have suffered damage, you may have the ability to see standing water collecting in your home.
Don’t forget to look at your crawlspace, either. This small area allows you access to the pipes and wires that run through your home. If there is standing water in this area, you may have water damage in your home.
According to the CDC, mold develops where there is moisture. Not all mold is poor — and in actuality, it’s fairly common. But surplus mold can be bad for your health, so don’t let it go untreated.
Exposure to moist environments can be damaging to our health. It has the potential to cause irritation in the eyes, nose, throat and skin. Damp environments indoors may lead to upper respiratory tract issues or asthma symptoms. If you see any sort of mold growing in excess in your home, this is a sign of too much moisture. Try using these steps to discover places in your home that are causing this growth of mold. Simply cleaning or removing the mold without professional help will not guarantee it isn’t coming back.
This is one of the bigger symptoms of water damage. Does your home sit in an area prone to flooding? Is it equipped with gutters and downspouts that send water away from the base of the home? If not, your home may be a set place for water.
A basement may flood for many reasons, from leaky pipes to a flooded appliance. Check the exterior of your home for any leaks, cracks, or areas in which you detect water may seep in.
Has your water bill been more expensive lately? If you compare this water bill to last month’s, the price should be about the same, give or take a few dollars. But an excessive water bill may be the sign of leaking pipes or a broken appliance.
Do you think that your water bill is higher than usual? Perform the above checks on your home to ascertain whether there may be water damage.
Then it may be time to consider expert restoration. The severity of the damage determines whether restoration or replacement is essential. Many times, companies will restore items if the cost to replace them is higher.
Since 1935, Roto-Rooter has been helping you with your plumbing and drain needs. With our state of the art water extraction equipment and our team of skilled technicians, Roto-Rooter Water Restoration service will extract, clean, and dry areas of your home or business that have experienced a water intrusion problem.
Our IICRC-certified crews are there to make sure the water extraction process is done in a quick, safe, and professional manner. No matter if due to a plumbing leak or bad weather, our Roto-Rooter water restoration experts will work with you and your insurance company to expedite your claim and provide the necessary details throughout the extraction process.
Whether a room, basement, or crawl space, Roto-Rooter will work efficiently to extract the water, remove damaged flooring and other materials, and prepare it for reconstruction. We will remove any contaminated items, dry and filter the air, as well as control the spread of airborne mold and other harmful agents.
We invite you to learn more about Roto-Rooter Water Cleanup services.