Immediate Response for Water Damage Repair Services in Richmond, BC
Eradicating water damage from your residence is important for your safety.
If you’ve experienced an overflown sink or tub or any kind of flooding on your property, Restoration 1 is ready to help in the Richmond, BC, area. We offer a quick response service for property owners in order to reduce the damages done to your residence. Our damage specialists have the experience and skills necessary to extract water and any moisture that’s trapped in the area at a quick pace. It’s fundamental to eliminate all moisture because it can spawn mould growth if your water damage isn’t completely taken care of. Contact our professional crew to ensure your house is secure again.
Water damage is a prevalent form of property damage in Richmond, BC. It can originate from a variety of things, not just catastrophic scenarios such as a flooding. It can be something as simple as an appliance malfunction or a leaky pipe. If the problem isn’t taken care of in the beginning, it can lead to more damages to your house. Along with the inside conditions of your house, water can provoke the development of hazardous bacteria, which has a tendency to spread.
This is why you should get a professional over to handle the damages in your home. There are three categories that water damage is categorized in, and we understand how to mitigate and eliminate all of them. Restoration 1 damage specialists use the most advanced equipment and perform with the best methods to eliminate the problem.
We remove still water in your property with our specialized tools and pumps. Once all the water has been extracted, drying the space can begin. This way we can get your home ready for water damage mitigation and get it back to its original state.
It's important to remove your flooring in order to dry the damaged space entirely. Dehumidifiers will then be used to clear out any remaining moisture in the area.
Your household items will be thoroughly dried and restored to pre-damaged conditions whenever possible (depending on the extent of the damages, your items might be lost). The restoration process will fix and patch up any damages caused to your home's structure too. This is the reconstruction aspect of Restoration 1's water damage mitigation services.
Categories of Water Damage
When your property undergoes damage from supply lines (such as appliances, faucets, pipes, etc.) this is classified as Category 1. Category 1 refers to clean water because the source isn't harmful if it comes in contact. With this type of water damage, the contractors at Restoration 1 will be able to save most, if not all, of your floors, walls or other household goods that got wet if we're contacted immediately.
Water damage under Category 2 that consists of biological, chemical and physical contaminants that are dangerous to humans, and this can lead to extensive wreckage on your property. This usually stems from toilets with wastewater, water discharge from dishwashers or washing machines, sump pump failures and any other water that runs through a sanitation system. Spaces that have been infected from this type of water damage will need to be extracted immediately in order to stop mould growth.
Category 3 damage is highly contaminated and is a danger. This is called black water and it consists of dangerous bacteria and fungi. Category 3 is usually caused by sewage backups. However, it could also be caused by ground surface water flooding your property or even from Category 2 water wasn't extracted and has been sitting for 2-3 days. This type of damage requires certain attention from our damage specialists who have the necessary tools and know the best methods to clean up the contamination.