Water Mitigation Services Company for Homes & Businesses
Serving Chicago Metro / Chicagoland Area: Naperville, Aurora, Plainfield, Wheaton, Downers Grove, Bolingbrook, IL
Water damage can cause significant harm to your home and can be a stressful experience for any homeowner. But if you're searching for a reliable and professional home restoration company, you've come to the right place.
What is water damage mitigation?
Water damage mitigation refers to preventing or reducing the damage caused by water in your home or property. Water damage can occur for various reasons, such as burst pipes, leaky roofs, flooding, or other water-related accidents.
What is our water damage mitigation process?
The steps for water mitigation with be customized to your specific situation. But here are the basic steps:
- Emergency Contact: We understand that water damage can occur anytime. That is why we offer 24/7 emergency services. You can contact us anytime; we'll be there to help you.
- Assessment: Our team of certified experts will thoroughly assess the damage to your property. We'll identify the source of the water damage, assess the extent of the damage, and develop a plan of action.
- Water Extraction: Our team will use state-of-the-art equipment to extract standing water from your property.
- Drying: We'll use high-powered dehumidifiers and air movers to dry out any moisture from the water damage. This step is crucial to prevent further damage to your property and to prevent the growth of mold and mildew.
- Cleaning and Sanitizing: We'll clean and sanitize the affected area to ensure it's safe and habitable for you and your family.
- Restoration: Once the mitigation process is complete, we will begin the restoration process. This may involve repairing or replacing damaged materials, such as drywall, flooring, or ceiling tiles.
What is the difference between water damage mitigation & clean up?
Water damage mitigation and cleanup are two distinct processes often performed to restore a property affected by water damage. However, there is a significant difference between the two.
Water damage mitigation refers to stopping water intrusion and preventing further damage to your property. This involves identifying the source of the water damage, assessing the extent of the damage, and taking prompt action to mitigate the damage caused.
On the other hand, water damage cleanup involves cleaning up and restoring your property to its pre-damaged condition. This includes removing any debris, drying out the affected area, and disinfecting the area to prevent mold and bacteria growth.
What should you do during a water damage emergency?
During a water damage emergency, taking prompt action is important to mitigate the damage and ensure your safety. Here are the steps you should follow:
- Ensure your safety
- Stop the water source
- Call a water damage restoration company
- Document the damage
- Remove standing water if safe to do so
- Turn on fans and open windows
What are the benefits of hiring a water damage mitigation company?
There are several benefits of hiring a water damage mitigation company when you are dealing with water damage in your home or property:
- Quick Response Time
- Experience and Expertise
- Prevent Mold Growth
- Reduce Property Damage
- Save Money
The restoration experts at STOP Restoration of Downers Grove are here to help. Contact us today if you are in the greater DuPage County, including Downers Grove, Naperville, Aurand ora, Plainfield, Wheaton, IL.