Water Damage Requires a Rapid Water Removal Response
When a water damage emergency occurs it is often a dangerous situation requiring immediate action. Every minute counts as waters energy is destructive and can also be hazardous when electricity is involved. Matters grow exponentially worse every 24 hours that water remains on materials. Emergency water removal is required if you intend to keep carpets from delaminating, hard wood flooring from warping and dry wall from potential mold.
Emergency water removal is the first necessary step to correct the impending destructive consequences that could occur. If mold and mildew growth are already present then the likelihood of mold spread to even dry areas of the property are likely because mold spores traveling from room to room and ventilation systems.
If your home or business is in need of emergency water removal then act quickly to avoid the affects that could soon manifest. If the amount of water has flooded a basement completely or several rooms are covered with standing water, than you need the professionals at Action Extraction. We have water removal pumps and commercial truck-mount extraction systems capable of completely eliminating all water in a short time. Emergency water removal is as close as a phone call to Action Extraction. Our IICRC certified technicians can be on-site in 1 hour or less to begin the extraction process to remove water.
When emergency water removal is addresses immediately the damages from water are greatly reduced and the restoration of wet building materials can begin. Our highly trained professionals can begin the water removal process immediately upon arrival. Depending on the amount of water, they may use a powerful vacuum system that removes water with an extraction wand. In some instances a powerful submersible pump is the better option to begin the emergency water removal process.
When a thorough water extraction is achieved with one of our superior extraction systems, Action Extraction can greatly reduce the drying time and help to prevent mold and secondary water damage. We give strict compliance to the highest standards in the industry for professional water damage restoration. Each of our commercial trucks is equipped with state-of-the art water extraction systems, drying fans and dehumidifiers as well as moisture testing equipment. Whether the flood damage emergency is a few square foot of wet carpet or a fully flooded floor of your home, we will handle every water damage scenario conceivable.
Water Extraction Process – Rapid Action Required
Like any field of applied science, the emergency water removal process involves several essential steps.
Step 1) Emergency Contact
Once flood damage is determined to be on a scale requiring professional assistance, individuals may type in a google search, “Emergency water removal near me”. It is important that the prospective restoration company have experience and good reviews from previous customers.
This is where the professionals at Action Extraction stand out like mountain peaks from the competition. We have provided disaster restoration services for over 30 years and have the highest ratings on google, yelp and yellow pages in all Southeast Michigan. When we receive a call for emergency water removal it is answered live by the owner who can answer your questions or dispatch a local team of certified experts. Your emergency contact is always answered live and once our restoration team is dispatched, they will arrive in 1 hour or less.
Step 2) Assessment of your property damage.
We give a free inspection of your property which will determine the cause of the water damage, its source and the type of water damage. Knowing these facts is essential in creating the unique plan of action to bring about complete restoration.
Water damage can be immediate and extreme, as it is in the case of a natural disaster or a broken water pipe. Water emergencies can also be slow having been ongoing for an extended period of time. Each water removal emergency will have its own set of unique circumstances. Our experienced experts will determine all this with the use of cutting edge scientific moisture detection meters.
The evaluation will also determine the category of water damage which varies from project to project. We have sophisticated techniques to manage each type of water disasters a property can experienced. There are 3 categories of water damage which are defined as clear, grey, or black water.
Our crew will immediately diagnose what category of flood damage you have allowing you to know the severity of contaminants that may be in the water. Clear is usually from a fresh water source like a plumbing system with minimal contamination. Grey and black water are usually from ground water and sewer backups and are hazardous to human health. On these projects germ elimination must be part of the mitigation process.
The commonality in all these categories of water is that they all require emergency water removal as soon as possible to minimize the potential damages that can soon manifest.
Step 3) Mitigation.
This is the process of reducing the loss of property due to the impact of a disaster. Water mitigation refers to the proper method of cleaning, sanitizing, drying, repairing, and restoring residential and commercial properties to the condition they were in before water damage. Our experts can manage every property water damage situation with skill and expertise. We can create a protocol to restore your property with a unique and individualized plan of action.
Step 4) Cleanup and Sanitization.
After emergency water removal the sanitizing process will begin. We apply plant based anti-microbial agents on all surfaces to eliminate all molds, bacteria and harmful germs. These botanical all natural products are safe and preferable over man made disinfectants that can cause reactions to human health.
Step 5) Restoration. This step is easily achieved when systematic restoration is introduced. After emergency water removal and sanitizing of surfaces and environments the structural drying can begin. It is through the drying process that we achieve restoration. The dry environment will no longer be conducive to mold growth or mildew.
We accomplish this by commercial air moving fans and commercial dehumidifiers to rapidly remove high levels of humidity allowing materials to once again be safe and dry.
If your property has experienced any type water intrusion from a backed up sewer, floor drain, broken water pipe or any other water related problem, we can help. Call now and let us provide the emergency water removal your property needs to reach the goal of restoration. We are here 24/7 day or night to help.