Getting a residential or commercial operational following a flood, fire, or high-impact weather, environmental disaster, or any other damaging event is not easy, but ServiceMaster MB years of experience in recovery and restoration gives homeowners and clients the ability to get back to their home and business as quickly as possible. Following a catastrophic event, our team will be ready to restore and recover your property back to its original condition. We go the extra mile to provide the fastest water damage restoration in Chicago.
Whether you have experienced major wildfire or flood damage to your home, we have the essential expertise and technology to mobilize disaster recovery resources on short notice.
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL WATER DAMAGE RESTORATION
Water damage is one of the principal causes of property loss among businesses and homeowners. If left unchecked and undealt with, can cause catastrophic damage to the home and building foundations, and other structural support resulting in health and safety concerns and severe loss of property.
Using professional restoration services is the most efficient, effective, and safest method of salvaging and restoring property damage caused by the effects of water. To properly mitigate water damage done to property, knowledge, and information are the most effective tools.
CLASSES OF DAMAGE
Water destruction is typically categorized into four classes –
- Class 1: Minimal damage that requires less restoration and has a slow evaporation rate.
- Class 2: With a fast evaporation rate, effects are seen in the entire room.
- Class 3: Fastest evaporation rate with carpet, sub-floors, walls, and ceilings saturated with water.
- Class 4: There is enough water and enough time has elapsed to soak materials with low permeability.
THE WATER DAMAGE RESTORATION PROCESS
The essential steps of water damage restoration in Chicago are as follows:
1st: Removal of excess water: Initial actions are taken to remove any excess water build-up within the affected area. Different methods including gas-powered units and wet-dry vacuum units can be used depending on various factors like severity, depth, and water category. Once the first is dealt with, move on to the second step.
2nd: Evaporation, De humidification, and Temperature Control: The remaining water needs to be evaporated into a vapor state and exhausted from the entire structure. This can be done efficiently and quickly by professionals using specialized equipment. It minimizes greatly the possibility of fungal growth and damage to structural components.
3rd: Inspection: Once optima temperature and humidity conditions are achieved, all possible elements of the affected area should be inspected to find out the extent of water migration and damage to the building’s structural elements and components. A thorough inspection can provide enough information to determine the repair scope (if needed). For full inspection, you need to conduct an individual evaluation of the elements – structural elements, floor coverings, contamination level, and HVAC system.
4th: Repair and Reconstruction: Following a thorough evaluation, now the repair procedure can begin. This involves the repair and replacement of structural elements like ceilings, walls, and floors, along with cosmetic elements. In many cases, landscaping may also be involved to provide proper drainage for the property.
Water damage restoration Chicago is a careful, precise process that is important to ensure the protection of your property and the safeguarding of health. Although there might be several minor scenarios where a simple fix is required, most disaster restoration with the right tools and knowledge to ensure the best outcome in any given situation.For the best water damage restoration services, feel free to call them at 773-583-4300 today!