Causes of Water Damage & How to Respond.
Your home is a safe haven. Under normal circumstances, your living space provides the protection and comfort your loved ones need. However, accidents do happen. Pipe bursts, water tank leaks, and unexpected flooding can happen in the blink of an eye. When natural or accidental water damage occurs in your home, trust our team of certified technicians to restore your property to its original condition.
To help you prepare for a storm or flood, we have compiled a list of the top causes of water damage in houses and ways to respond. Our team prides themselves on delivering timely water extraction and water damage clean up with excellent customer service and quality assurance. We work quickly to document damages, work with your insurance company and streamline the process.
While there are situations in which you can prevent this from happening such as checking your home’s structure to ensure that everything is functional, there are also some that you can’t control such as natural disasters like storms. When a storm hits your area, the effect can be bad. Your home can be exposed to several damages such as water damage. When your home has water damage whether due to floor or water leaks from a plumbing problem, it is recommended that you hire a professional water damage restoration company to fix the problem immediately. Dynamic Remediation Solutions Inc. is your premier water damage restoration company that will work with you throughout the entire process, We are a IICRC certified firm in water damage clean up, contents processing, odor control and microbial remediation.
What Causes Water Damage:
- Severe Storms
- Sewage Backups
- Clogged Gutters
- Burst Pipes
- Plumbing Overflowing Issues
- Slab Leaks
- Roof Leaks
- Water Supply Line Leaks
- Appliance Leaks
- Clogged Drains
When Is The Right Time To Call A Professional?
As Soon As You Notice An Issue
We’re on call 24/7 for emergency services so you don’t have to wait!
We know it’s tempting, but when you realize your home has water damage, don’t try to fix the issue without a professional. Save the do-it-yourself (DIY) projects for another area of your home. Trust our certified technicians to handle water damage clean up & restoration with accuracy and absolute professionalism.
After A Major Storm.
New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania has weather is like no other. If you encounter signs of a roof leak after a serious storm, contact a professional restoration company like to assess the condition of your property. If left untreated, minor leaks can and will compromise the structural integrity (and safety) of your property.
If you’re not sure what water damage looks like, keep an eye out for the following signs:
- Water Spots
- Musty Odors
- Pooling Water
- Blistered Drywall
- Discolored Flooring
- Increased in Utility Bills
Our Water Damage Restoration Process
From the moment you call, ensuring your health and safety is our top priority. We arrive within 1 hour to inspect and resolve the water damage in your house. Our team is committed to ensuring the restoration of your property remains timely and convenient. Let’s break down our restoration process:
Documentation & Reporting
From the moment we arrive we begin our inspection and documentation process. We use a variety to equipment and strategies to assess the full scope of the damage. This includes:
- Taking atmospheric readings: relative humidity of the exterior, unaffected and affected areas to determine the normal or pre-loss condition.
- Taking moisture content readings of affected and unaffected building materials.
- We utilize thermal image cameras to get the full scope.
- Documenting the source of loss (how it happened) and creating a moisture map of the affected areas.
- We use the data we found to create a drying goal / and establish the protocol and plan of action.
Secure The Area
In order to prevent cross-contamination and keep Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s), mold or other pathogens from spreading throughout your home, we use heavy plastic sheeting to completely seal off the area(s) affected. We then implement advanced HEPA air filters to eliminate the spread of indoor air pollutants.
Remove Unsalvageable Materials & Contents
Even with the highest-grade solutions and technology, some items can’t be saved. We fully document the extent of the damages of your building, structural components and the contents with with pictures and itemized lists so that the full extent of the loss is recorded. Fortunately, our licensed technicians will clean what we can, and help you replace the unsalvageable items.
Remove The Water
Professionals will contain the area and use the right tools to remove water efficiently and they will do it quickly because they know that it is one of the keys to effective restoration and prevention of secondary damage of releasing VOC’s and future pathogen, and microbial growth. This is the bulk extraction and clean up of the water.
Dynamic Remediation Solutions Inc techs will then use dehumidifiers and commercial-grade water extraction tools to remove residual moisture. Utilizing the best moisture detection technology on the market to ensure that no moisture is left behind.
This process involves the use of broad-spectrum cleaners like antimicrobials, fungicides, disinfectants, and HEPA vacuums to eliminate any pathogens or contaminants in your house. If you’re worried about chemicals we even us plant based antimicrobials as well! We’ll scrub every corner and area until your home is healthy and safe to reenter.
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