The plus side of owning carpeting is that it can provide added warmth and comfort to your home. On the down side, however, is that carpeting is a bit harder to clean when compared to tile or hardwood flooring and if it becomes water damaged because of a flood or water leak – well you can forget about it – unless you act quickly.
Tip #1 – Use caution when entering the affected area. For you safety, make sure to turn-off all electrical power to the room needing to be cleaned and restored.
Tip #2 – It is paramount in order to see the best results, that you act immediately anytime you encounter standing or set-in water on your carpets. The longer you delay in removing the water, the higher the probability of harmful bacteria and molds growing.
Tip #3 – Remove all of the room’s furniture from the carpeted area as well as limit the pedestrian traffic to the area. This reduces the risk of damage spreading to unaffected areas within your home.
Tip #4 – One of the best methods for reducing your chances of bacteria growing is to dehumidify the room. If you have a dehumidifier – use it. If you don’t have one, then If it’s warm outside, opening all the windows and doors can work until you can get one.
Tip #5 – Open pockets of saturation by removing the tack strips holding the carpeting down. In more severe cases, you may need to remove the base molding, damaged walls and wet insulation. This is where our services our invaluable!
Tip #6 – Aggressively tackle cleaning after completion of the aforementioned tips. This means thoroughly cleaning and applying disinfectants to the affected area. It is recommended that you utilize a water extracting vacuum in order to absorb all of the water and prevent further damage.
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Learn how we can help return your carpets to their former glory by visiting our website www.cookbrosrestoration.com or contacting us directly at (480) 442-0910. We specialize in repairing water damaged carpet!
In Arizona, hearing about water damage may sound unrealistic, but the fact is that water damage doesn’t always occur from our monsoon seasons. In fact, a more common result of water damage to a home is from an internal leak or break in pipes. If water is left untreated in your home/business, the damages can cost you so much more in the long run.
Water damage can cause many problems to the structure of the home and can even cause health problems. If water is left for a long period of time, fungus begins to grow and bugs begin to take advantage of the sewage water. For homeowners who have wooden floors or walls during a flooding will be prone to damage if problem is left untreated because wood absorbs water. Ultimately, this can weaken the structure of your home greatly, which can lead to a decrease in the value of your home. There are many different ways that water can damage your home, below are a few damages that can result from untreated water in an area and/or a flood.
- Metal Corrosion
- Decrease in value of home
- Damages to belongings
- Damages to wooden floors and wooden home structures
Whichever culprit, Cook Brothers Restoration has the tools and experience to restore your home and/or business. We have the right equipment to restore your home.
Lessen the damage to your home: We never wish this to happen to anyone, but when it does CALL US! and we’ll help lessen the damage through mitigation techniques that water intrusion can do to your home.
Mitigation: The sooner the water is removed from the structure & contents the less damage that will occur.
Certified Technicians: Our technicians are experienced & certified Water Damage Restoration Technicians.
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1. Mold Problems
If you have a large mold problem, calling a specialist is in your best interest. Leaving a mold problem untreated can result in structural damage to your home and possible thousands in repairs.
2. Mold Detection
If you’re not sure if you have a mold problem or not, a water damage specialist can assess the situation for you. After a very rainy season, it’s smart to get your house checked for leaks, water damage, and mold regardless of suspicion.
3. Water Removal
If you’ve encountered a large leak or a flood, a specialist will have all the equipment needed to take care of the situation quickly and simply. If there is a lot of water but you think you can take care of it yourself, assess whether you think structural damage can occur within the extra time it may take you as opposed to a specialist.
After a major leak or flood, it’s important to dry out the affected area. If you do not have the enmities to do this, most water damage teams own several large, high power drying fans to prevent further damage.
If a strange smell in your home just won’t go away in your home, consider calling a water damage specialist for this as well. Most people don’t know they handle strange odors, but they do have anything you’re going to need to dispel most bad smells.
If your home was hit by flood, mildew, mold, or leaks, structural or other damage may have occurred. To guarantee your home looks the same way it used to, call a specialist as they specialize in restoring homes after this particular kind of damage.
7. Sanitation Work
Water damage specialists can also handle septic systems, broken dishwashers, or other plumbing or water utility devices. In some cases, a water specialist may offer much lower prices and more accurate work than a regular plumber.
8. Assessing Damage
Whatever your water damage woes, a water damage specialist is the right person to tell you exactly how bad they are. Before hiring anyone to do any work, make sure you have a pretty good idea of just what is damaged and what needs to be done.
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