If water damage occurs in your home or business. Your first instinct may be to call a plumber. The plumber may be able to stop the water leak but rarely will they be able to complete the mitigation. As a result, you may have the leak fixed but what about all of the water damage caused by the leak? Another option would be to call a water damage restoration company. Alternatively, water damage restoration companies can not only repair the leak but also dry out the impacted areas. Water damage restoration companies specialize in emergency water damage clean up and restoration.
What is water damage clean up and restoration?
Water damage clean up and restoration involves finding the source of the water leak. Repairing the leak. Removing the materials that were damaged due to the water leak and drying out the wet areas with specialized equipment. Removing the water-damaged materials and drying are the most important steps. By removing the wet materials and drying the wet areas completely. This will eliminate the risk of mold growth. Mold can begin to form if the wet areas are not dried completely.
How much time does it take to dry out the wet areas?
The drying time can fluctuate depending on many factors such as indoor and outdoor humidity. However, when the proper equipment is used and the correct drying system is in place, wet areas usually can be dried in three to four days. Integrity Building and Restoration Services has many different types of drying equipment to handle any type of water damage emergency, large or small.