What to Do in Case of Water Damage Restoration

Posted February 26, 2013

Floods are a major source of water damage, but they are not the only cause. Burst pipes and broken water mains can also result in severe water damage.  Water damage can occur if someone forgets to turn off a tap and the basin or bath overflows.  Whenever and wherever it occurs, water damage usually results in heavy losses.  Some damage can be instantaneous and consequential damage can also occur over a period of time.

You need to be sure your property insurance covers water damage as well as water damage restoration.  Once water damage occurs you need to act quickly to prevent further loss from water spots, rotting and rusting.  In addition standing water will cause bacteria to form and pose a health risk. Once water has penetrated your home the first priority is to remove the water and establish its source.  Apart from damage and possible health risks you will want to minimize the inconvenience and disruption in your life.

Water damage Chicago is a professional restoration company and they will quickly remove water, provide damage containment and start the restoration process.  In the case of domestic causes, they will also identify the source of the water so as to prevent future loss.  Laurens Restoration offers expert water damage control and restoration. Some features and advantages of their services are:

  • Years of experience in water damage restoration
  • Fully accredited and licensed operators
  • Rapid response minimizes consequential damage
  • Source identification and correction prevents future recurrence
  • Superb workmanship will restore your home to pre-loss condition
  • They  take care of admin and red tape such as insurance and local authorities

Water damage does not adhere to office hours. It can occur at any time. Often it will occur at the worst possible time. That is why the team of experts at Laurens Restoration is available 24/7, so you know help is just a phone call away.

Fire damage

Fire damage is always severe. Apart from direct damage there is also related smoke and soot damage.  The risk of fire is always present and there are many possible causes including:

  • Electrical shorts
  • Domestic appliances
  • Cigarettes and matches
  • Candles and oil lamps
  • Fireplaces
  • Explosions
  • Criminal acts
  • Arson
  • Natural disasters

You need to be sure you are properly covered against fire damage and the costs of restoration. When it comes to restoration you need look no further than fire damage Naperville.  Their expert team is always on standby so you will get immediate assistance that will help to contain further damage and minimize disruption and inconvenience.  Their comprehensive fire damage restoration plan features:

  • Fast response
  • Board up and safety
  • Damage control
  • Structural restoration
  • Cleaning of carpets and upholstery
  • Repair and restoration of personal possessions
  • Cooperation with local authorities
  • Assisting  with insurance claims

Dealing with an accredited disaster and restoration company gives you additional peace of mind that your property and valuables are in professional hands and they will do all within their abilities to restore your valuables to a pre-damage state.

Laurens Restoration, Inc. is a full service disaster recovery and restoration service provider. We are experts in fire damage restoration, flood and water damage restoration, mold removal, restoration dry cleaning, carpet and upholstery cleaning, water removal, and restoration construction. We serve the communities of Aurora, Chicago, Glenview, Highland Park, Naperville, and Skokie, IL