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What a Flood Restoration May Look Like in Your Home

3/24/2021 (Permalink)

three are movers placed on the floor beside a drywall were flood cuts have been performed. Restoration after storm damage Storm restoration services in a Pomona, CA home.

Restoration Process

After a storm has caused flooding in your Pomona, CA, home it may be time to contact a local water damage restoration service. These professionals can deal with a variety of storm damage types and flood water is one of the more common. Here are a few things you may see the restoration team do while they restore your home.

1. Water Removal

One of the first steps to restoration is to thoroughly remove any remaining water before contamination can occur. Flood water has a chance of carrying bacteria which could prove hazardous, so after the water is removed the area will be thoroughly dried and cleaned with sanitizing solutions as well.

2. Flood Cut

One of the dangers of flooding is that if enough of it occurs it can seep into the drywall and lead to mold damage, or problems with bacteria. One of the ways to prevent this is for a flood cut or tear out to be performed. This is the process of cutting the wall about a foot above the damage line and replacing it with new drywall. This is done to help protect the home from the aforementioned type of damages.

3. Rebuilding

After any major repairs, like a flood cut, are done the team working on your home can begin restoring it to pre-storm conditions. This can mean replacing flooring, patching flood-cut seams, repainting, and fixing any other damages that may have occurred. After these repairs are complete your home should look like it did before the storm occur.

After a storm causes flooding, it’s a good idea to contact a restoration team. These professionals can remove the water and dry the area before beginning the necessary repairs. They will even be able to take care of a flood cut n order to prevent long-term problems. Rest assured that with a little time and work they can have your home looking “Like it never even happened.”

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