Water Damage Restoration / Flood Cleanup / Storm Damage Repair Commerce Twp. MI
Few things are more unsettling than discovering water damage in your basement after a storm or standing water in the kitchen from a leaking dish washer or sink overflow. The immediate stress of needing Commerce Twp. water damage restoration in your home can send one in a panic. PLEASE DO NOT PANIC because highly rated professional help is near.
Action Extraction specializes in residential water damage when there is a sewer backup or sump pump failure threatening valued property with permanent damage. Water places your property in a state of emergency because of the destructive energy water has on cherished furnishings, building materials and structural integrity. If you are experiencing any kind of water damage in your home from fresh water to a raw sewer backup, we can help in as little as 45 minutes. CALL NOW 800-713-4333
We have local, IICRC certified professionals standing ready to assist you no matter what kind of water emergency you may be facing. Action Extraction has been a Michigan leader in professional water damage restoration for over 26 years and has a US patent on the worlds fastest wall drying system.
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The most important decision you can make after discovering a water emergency is choosing the right company. We are a premiere water restoration firm with the highest customer service rating in Commerce Twp. and all Southeast Michigan.
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What Type of Water Damage do you Have?
Not all water is the same or manifest the same amount of damage. Commerce Twp. water damage restoration needs to be correctly classified for the appropriate service to be administered. The IICRC (Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification) maintains there exist 3 types of water damage.
Category 1 water damage. When water is from a pure water source like sinks, faucets, fresh water tanks on toilets, water from plumbing pipes or fixtures, and water from supply lines to appliances they are classified as category 1. All residential homes in Commerce Twp. have this type of plumbing making pure water flooding very common. The level of contamination in pure water flooding is low, however when it is left wet over 72 hours this kind of water damage quickly begins to advance to the next and more contaminated level.
Category 2 water damage. Examples of this type of water damage come from a sump pump failure, leak in a foundation, cracks in basement floors and the discharge water from appliances like dish washers in kitchens and washing machine in laundry rooms. The water has contaminates and dirt’s that make the amount of pollutants in this water high and can quickly produce health issues and mold if left alone in as little as 2 days. The most common type of flood damage that requires Commerce Twp. water damage restoration is from sump pump failures and water removal should begin immediately.
Category 3 water damage will be the most contaminated type of water imaginable and comes from sewer drains when they backup with raw sewage, toilet overflows from the waste tank, and water from rivers and steams. The amount of germs that exist in this water can cause serious illness to humans and pets and requires immediate professional cleanup. Basement flooding from a sewer backup will potentially have up to 81 viruses exist in it and it is highly recommended to get professional help.
When water damage manifest in a home or business it is necessary to act as quickly as possible to remove the water, sanitize and cleanup the germs and eliminate humidity. Mold, fungi and microorganisms are known for developing in 48 hours making quick response of vital importance if the environment is to be contained in a safe manner.
The professionals at Action Extraction are highly trained and IICRC Certified in Water Damage Restoration and have qualified professionals standing by 24/7 to provide rapid emergency flood cleanup for your home or business in Utica MI.
- We are recognized in Michigan as insurance repairs specialist
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- We are expert at processing insurance claims.
- All our water damage services come with a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee
CALL NOW 800-713-4333 for an immediate response to all your water damage needs and for Commerce Twp. water damage restoration. We have local IICRC certified experts standing by to assist you with professional flood cleanup and water damage repair.
Things may look severe and hopeless now, however, flood cleanup is what Action Extraction does and we do it with great regard to your home and family. We provide highly skilled technicians that are eager to quickly get you and your home back to the way things were before the water damage.
You Need An Insurance Claims Expert To Get All You Deserve
Action Extraction makes property claims stress free having successfully managed thousands of claims. We document the loss according to the standards demanded by your insurance carrier, including pictures and graphs to undeniably get you your complete coverage. If the company you select does not have experience at communicating your loss the right way you may forfeit valuable benefits that you are entitled to.
Careful When Choosing The Water Damage Co. of your Insurance Carrier
Homeowners often feel pressure from their insurance carrier to use the water damage contractor they recommend, however there exist no legal or policy obligation to use any contractor you do not specifically want. When you choose the insurance companies water damage contractor you may not be getting your best fit because they work for the insurance company and if limiting your claims coverage means they look good to the insurance company at saving money than they will be an advocate for them over you.
We are insurance claim experts and as a certified water damage firm with years of experience we are an advocate for you and not your insurance company. We have a vigilant eye for detail when it comes to Commerce Twp. water damage restoration and will not let a stone go unturned when it comes to restoring your water damaged property.
If you are experiencing a sewer backup in Commerce Twp. MI there is a real concern for indoor air safety because sewer water backups contain up to 81 types of viruses. Water Damage from a sewer backup or toilet overflow with waste is the most dangerous water that can invade your home. Sewer water is pathogenic meaning it may be disease causing, making the cleanup of utmost importance. A sewer water backup is called a category 3 water loss and is the most health threatening and damaging to the property. Sewer water may or may not be discolored and smell, however, it is always pathogenic necessitating professional cleanup. Action Extraction specializes in flood restoration of high risk environments and knows how to employ the necessary measures to protect your family and property.
Sump Pump Backup Water Restoration Commerce Twp. MI
Often after a heavy rain homes may experience a sump pump failure that allows an uncontrolled water table and ground water can enter in through the sump well, floor joint and cracks in concrete floor.
When carpet and pad become wet there are certain protocols that must be adhered to if thorough cleanup is to be achieved. Action Extraction is well versed in all water damage management and is a certified firm in the State of Michigan.
Sump water is alive with microorganisms, bacteria, fungi, molds and dirt. These living organisms only require a short period of time to amplify and create a very pungent smell. When our experts arrive we utilize moisture meters that allow us to find out what materials are wet requiring service and which materials are dry. Homeowners insurance may or may not cover this type of water damage emergency. Call Action Extraction and we can navigate you through the often confusing world of coverage.
Fresh Water Damage Cleanup In Commerce Twp. MI
Fresh water damage in a home is typically always covered by insurance assuming all the documentation is done correctly. The sources for this type water loss can be: sink overflow, broken hot water heater, pipe break, dishwasher, refrigerator, washing machine, etc. Although fresh water flooding is not immediately harmful to human health or air quality, if left to itself will produce the same contamination as sewer water and is capable of producing mold. When fresh water flooding occurs it is often in the upstairs finished areas of the home where ceramic tile, mortar beds, and specialty flooring can get affected. We are able to tell what the naked eye cannot and that is if the ceramic tile, marble tile, etc. has water trapped underneath that can destroy the floor if left to itself. We are masters at drying such materials and know when they are to far gone and damaged and when you should be given a new floor.
My Commerce Twp. basement has water in it, what should I do?
When a basement in Commerce Twp. or anywhere has water anywhere on the floor water removal is always an urgent need as the longer it stays wet the more damage it creates. The first step to take when water has entered your home or basement is to be careful nothing electrical has become wet posing a risk for electrical shock or fire. Without touching anything, carefully look to see if water has come into contact with anything electrical and call a professional to secure the environment if it has.
Action Extraction is on call for such water damage emergencies and employ a master electrician who can evaluate and secure the environment in any any water damaged home. The second step is to try to discover where the source for water infiltration into your home is. Managing this step is usually not to difficult and can be done with a systematic approach. If your basement has a sump pump check the water level in the well to see if it is higher than normal. If you have any drains in the basement see if they are holding water and or backing up. Listen for the sound of running water that could identify a burst water pipe, hot water heater rupture or malfunctioning appliance. If you discover running water immediately locate the main shut off and close valve.
My sump pump has stopped working and my basement is flooded, should I call a water restoration company or a plumber?
You may need both. Action Extraction has a plumber on call 24/7 and is experienced in replacing the bad sump pump with a new one as well as assuring you have the right size. Sometimes calling a plumber first is not a good idea because plumbers in general are not willing to work in an environment where there is standing water. Typically they will request the water be removed first. If however, they are willing, once the pump is replaced you still have a wet basement requiring water damage cleanup and will now have to make a call to a water damage company. Calling Action Extraction first will assure you have a headache free experience as we can manage every aspect of the water damage from the plumbing repairs and cleanup to the insurance claim.
If my flooded basement drains by itself, do I still need a professional water restoration company?
If the floor drains eventually allow the water to drain from your flooded basement, you will still need cleanup, evaluation and drying of wet materials that only professional water restoration companies can provide. We remove water, steam clean all contaminated surfaces, sanitize with anti-microbial agents and can remove excessive moisture to avert smells and the potential for mold growth. Additionally it is important to find out why your basement flooded to begin with and check drains for a problem, otherwise it is sure to be repeated after the next heavy downpour.
My basement is wet and beginning to smell, how long till I get water damage or mold?
There exist a strong possibility of acquiring visible mold in as little as 48-72 hours. As long as water remains, water will continue to damage the home environment. Water should be removed as soon as possible and decontamination of all surfaces should begin the first 24 hours after a flood. Materials like; wet carpet, carpet pad, wood, tile and drywall, must be evaluated for potential mold and often these materials must be removed from the home and replaced. If your home has experience water damage and your carpet is smelling, it is a sure sign of microbial amplification and anti-microbial specialty agents are required. Carpets may be beyond being salvaged as well.
Check out our article on What to know about a flooded basement.
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