If you’re responsible for a large facility like a hospital, school, hotel, or commercial property, the last thing you want is an emergency phone call about water damage.
Thoughts of falling ceilings, stained walls, and mold growth whirl through your mind. Not only that, it’s time-consuming and worrisome to find a reputable water damage restoration company.
Knowing what to look for can put your mind at ease.
A water damage restoration company responds to water damage due to floods, sewage leaks, overflows, storms, and environmental contamination from mold and mildew.
Depending on the company, services usually include:
When you’re looking for a water damage remediation, keep these points in mind. They’ll give you an idea what a professional company can do for you.
Always choose a professional restoration company. You never know what dangers lurk behind walls and ceilings that have water damage. If you hire an unqualified contractor, you could be liable for any personal injuries or facility damage.
Begin your search with local companies. They can arrive quickly to assess the damage. Make a checklist of damages before you call contractors so you can find out if they perform the work you need.
Make sure you choose a company that has a current license and insurance. You’ll know the company can perform services in your area if all the credentials are up to date. Also, make sure the company works with your insurance provider.
A water mitigation company should offer you a detailed plan for repairs. It should be a complete assessment of the damage and what they need to do to make the repairs. This will help you prepare for any changes you have to make for the duration of the work.
Ask the restoration company for recent customer references. You can contact them and receive authentic reviews of completed work.
Also, check the company’s social media sites for comments from previous clients. Online review sites like Angie’s List and Merchant Circle provide reviews as well. Most of them are specific and honest.
You can also ask other local businesses if they’ve used the restoration company. Many times, referrals from friends and fellow business owners are the most reliable.
If your facility experiences water damage, a major concern is the cost of restoration. When you contact the water damage mediation company, they’ll base their estimate on several factors:
Make sure you consider the labor involved for pulling up carpets, replacing floors and ceilings, and mold treatment.
If it’s your responsibility to find a water damage restoration company for your facility, then do it right. Research local companies, making sure the staff is IICRC certified and experts with high-tech restoration equipment.
When disasters happen, you can count on Unlimited Restoration, Inc. to respond immediately. We’ll work with your insurance company, home inspectors, and other contractors to make sure your facility is dry, clean, and safe again.