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The Water Damage Restoration Process for Your O’Fallon, IL Home

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Water damage for homes in the O’Fallon, IL area is more than just a mess or minor inconvenience. It can be small and simple, however, in many cases, the damages can cause major problems. These problems can be expensive and cause you and your family health problems. Water damage requires immediate and professional action. However, the good news is that with the right restoration experts you can ensure that your water problem will be solved professionally and efficiently. Here we have included what you should do in case your home is experiencing a water problem.

Flooded Basement

Assess and Inspect the Situation

Water damage can be put into four classes and three categories. This all depends on the type and extent of the damage that has occurred. The first step that the professional restoration expert will do is take an assessment of the damage and create a plan outlining the steps they will take to help restore your space.

Water Damage Extraction

Bacteria and mold are commonly found in water damage. This is why it is vital that water be removed immediately in order to prevent further damage and health problems from occurring. Restoration experts utilize powerful equipment, including pumps and vacuums, to ensure the job is done right.

Dehumidifying & Drying

After the professional extracts the water, they still aren’t done with the water. Even after visible water is gone, moisture continues to linger. This can cause damage and health risks such as mold to grow and thrive in your O’Fallon, IL home.  To combat this, air movers and dehumidifiers are used to complete this step of the process. This can take up to several weeks, to ensure the moisture that is hidden, is no longer in your home.

Cleaning & Sanitizing

Besides your home itself, furnishings such as curtains, carpet, furniture items, and even clothing can suffer from water damage. These will all require their own sanitation and cleaning process. Our restoration professionals have access to equipment and treatments that can remove moisture, odors, and microbes from these items.

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Restoration Contractors

The class and category of water damage to your O’Fallon, IL home or business may require minor repairs or extensive restoration. No matter the severity, it is crucial that you work with a professional team of restoration experts. Our team at Smoke Service Restoration is here to help you get your home back to its original state. Give us a call today with any questions or to schedule an assessment for your home or business.  

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