Professional Water Damage Mitigation Services in Langley, BC
Water damage mitigation from overflown toilets or busted pipes is our specialty.
Restoration 1 works with industry-grade equipment for our water damage mitigation services. For your house in Langley, BC, our water damage contractors can fix the wrecked area promptly. This involves extracting the water and any residual moisture that might be trapped in the area then drying it out entirely. Every team member from Restoration 1 is a knowledgeable professional and they have the experience necessary for fixing your residence to a safe living space. Also, our immediate response can reduce loss and prevent further damages from happening.
Wreckage caused by water is a frequent type of property damage and it’s a huge contributor to property loss in Langley, BC. The reason why is the aftermath can escalate. When water damage isn’t managed quickly, hazardous bacteria and mould can flourish in your residential space. This will cause further damages to your residence, and if it’s broad enough, it could affect the entire property.
There are several sources that can produce water damage, and depending on where the water came from, there will be different techniques and methods when fixing your wrecked area. The professional contractors from Restoration 1 know what it takes to fix all types of water damage. They’ll figure out the category your damage falls under and which procedures and equipment will work best for the project.
We start by eliminating the standing water in the space. Once this has been extracted, the process of drying will start.
Flooring will be picked up in order to dry the damaged space completely. We will then use dehumidifiers to extract any residual moisture in the area.
Your personal possessions will be thoroughly dried and brought back to pre-damaged conditions whenever possible (depending on the degree of the damages, your items might be lost). The restoration process will fix and go over any damages brought on your property's structure as well. This is the stabilizing phase of Restoration 1's water damage restoration services.
Water Damage Categories
Category 1 water damage originates from something that doesn't pose a threat to humans. Usually, this is caused by supply lines from household objects like a water heater, faucets, kitchen appliances, bathtubs, showers, toilets and even pipes that are in the wall. When you have water damage that is stemmed from Category 1, we could bring back most (and sometimes all) of your flooring, walls and other contents if you call us at once.
Water damage under Category 2 that consists of biological, chemical and physical pollutants that are dangerous to humans, and this can lead to major wreckage in your home. This can come from toilets with waste in them, water discharge from appliances, sump pump malfunctions and any other water that goes through a sanitation system. Areas that have been infected from this type of water will need to be extracted as fast as possible in order to stop mould growth.
Category 3 damage is extremely contaminated and is a danger. This is known as black water and it consists of dangerous bacteria and fungi. Category 3 is typically caused by sewage backups, but could also be the result of ground surface water flooding your home or even from Category 2 water wasn't extracted and has been sitting for 48-72 hours. This type of damage needs certain attention from our contractors who have the necessary tools and know the best approached to clean up the contamination.