Experiencing a flood or some type of water damage in
your home or business is certainly no trivial matter.
If you don’t mitigate the water damage and act fast,
water can begin to destroy anything it touches such
as drywall, flooring, ceiling tiles and wood studs.
As a water damage restoration professional we understand
that most water damage emergencies happen after hours
(normally while people are away from home) and require
immediate service. That is why water damage experts
are standing by 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help
get your home or business dried out and repaired.
Insurance companies have high expectations of water
damage refurbishment companies and will not provide
an indemnity unless the work is completely properly
at a fair price.
Major insurance firms know we provide professional
staff who are able to extract the unwanted water from
your home or businesses and rapidly set up dehumidification
and drying units to prevent further loss.
We maintain regular communication with your insurance
company on your behalf to assist with the completion
and payment of the insurance claim. Our staff are fully
trained and certified in estimating water damage losses
with precise software and tools.
The accuracy of our estimates means that most major
insurance companies accept our estimates without question,
expediting the beginning of work. After the claim has
been approved without hassle, we'll send our experts
in the fields of Structural Drying and Water Damage
Bay Area and San Francisco water mitigation
and dryout companies possess substantial knowledge in
the area of water damage removal. They will pride themselves
in delivering the most knowledgeable water damage and
mold technician to your San Francisco residence. They
will arrive at your property possessing industrial quality
equipment which allows them to bring back your home
or office to a living and functioning state inside of
three to four days. Because we are restoration experts,
the objective is always to return the San Francisco
building to it's pre loss condition as fast as possible,
with little if any repair or renovation.
As soon as our Bay Area technicians arrive at the job
site, they are going to speak to the property or home
owner, examine and assess the impacted areas. The water
and mold damage specialists will identify every affected
areas by utilizing moisture meters that will assist
to identify precisely where the water has spread along
with exactly what professional services are essential
for the most successful drying to take place.
1. Moisture detection. We use highly specialized
moisture meters and probes to pinpoint exactly where
the water came from, determine where the water has gone
and how much moisture has soaked in the walls and floors.
Keep in mind we can dry water damaged sheetrock and
it can be saved.
2. Water extraction. We use our powerful portable
water extraction vacuum pumps to extract as much water
from the floors as possible. We utilize weighted extraction
equipment that we stand on and ride across the wet carpet
extracting up to 95% of the water from the carpet, pad
and sub floor (the rest dries when we use our drying
3. Drying equipment placement. Based on the
amount of water, drying equipment (dehumidifiers and
air movers/fans will be put in place to quickly evaporate
the remained of water in the building. The air movement
displaces the humid air touching the wet surface (boundary
layer) and the dehumidifiers dry the air. Placing each
piece in a specific location is a science – the idea
is to get the air circulating in one direction around
the room for more effective drying.
4. Equipment monitoring. A certified technician
will show up at your home each day to monitor the drying
status and reposition the equipment if required to ensure
the fastest possible drying time so you can return to
your life as quickly as possible.
of Bay Area San Francisco Water Damage And Mold Contamination
Category one San Francisco Water damage: This
specific water could be viewed as “fresh, clean water”.
Originating from a supply that will not harm individuals.
Category two San Francisco Water damage: This
kind of water includes a considerable level of contamination.
Also referred to as “gray water” This kind of water
presents the possibility of leading to discomfort or
Category two water could have the following pollutants:
1.Fungi, bacteria, viruses or algae
If neglected Category two water damage can turn into
category three in just two days.
Category three San Francisco Water damage: This
specific water is usually referred to as “Black Water”.
Black water will be unsanitary and may even comprise
of the following pollutants:
2.Rotten Food Products
best way to Deal with San Francisco water damage
A standard Bay Area water mitigiation process might
be the following, and naturally, could be modified because
of the seriousness of the water damage to your property
or business. There will also be actions that may not
necessarily need to be taken, again
based on the intensity of the damage. Just about every
San Francisco residence and business differs from the
others and calls for different approaches to be used.
Listed below is a typical process:
1. Water Extraction: Excessive water has to be
removed to ensure that damage is limited to the smallest
location possible. Our truck mounted extraction system
enables our specialists to completely as well as swiftly
remove excessive water inside your home or business.
2. Removal of any drenched, un-savable items:
This would also assist the drying out process move forward
rapidly. In other words carpet cushioning, vinyl floors,
baseboards, as well as drywall. Nevertheless, the objective
would be to dry your Bay Area home without needing to
take out any materials.
3. Removing baseboards: In order to punch little
openings in the lower part of the wall structure to
permit suitable ventilation within the wall cavity.
(If required - normally this isn't required unless it's
an external wall)
4. Anti Microbial Application: Some sort of antimicrobial
solution will likely be sprayed to affected regions
to assist in preventing Bay Area mold development and
5. Drying Equipment: As soon as damages are evaluated
the experts can certainly make the determination as
to which kind of equipment will dry your home or office
the fastest and most completely. San Francisco mitigation
companies make use of the following industrial grade
a.High Speed Air Movers
b.Refrigerant Dehumidifiers (different sizes)
c.Truck Installed Desiccant Dehumidifiers, which commonly
dry up to 70,000 sq ft at any given time.
6. Check in examinations every day: To make certain
the Bay Area structure is drying out. Our professionals
make use of moisture meters for taking moisture readings.
As soon as the readings come back dry, the equipment
is going to be
taken out. A standard drying time will be somewhere
between 3 to 4 days, but that's standard and will depend
on the materials beig dried - hardwood floors for example
will take longer.
7. Billing Options: Once the Bay Area water damage
dryout if done, we'll either invoice the insured or
we are able to invoice the insurance company directly
based on homeowners preference. Professional mitigation
companies make use of the Xactimate Computer software
when it comes to invoicing, which happens to be the
application favored by insurance organizations for invoicing.