- October 7, 2023
- Blacksheep Construction
Water damage is one of the most common yet devastating problems homeowners face. From natural disasters like floods to internal issues like plumbing leaks, water damage can significantly impact your property’s structural integrity and value. In this extensive guide, we at Blacksheep Construction LLC will walk you through the essential aspects of water damage restoration.
Types of Water Damage
Clean Water Damage
Originating from sanitary sources like leaking faucets or water supply lines. Although less hazardous, immediate attention is still required.
This comes from appliances like washing machines or dishwashers and may contain some contaminants.
The most hazardous, originating from sewage backups or flooding from rivers and streams1.
Initial Steps for Water Damage Restoration
A thorough inspection determines the type and extent of the damage.
Pumps and vacuums are used to remove water from your property.
Drying and Dehumidification
After water removal, drying and dehumidifying the affected areas are essential.
Cleaning and Sanitizing
Affected items need to be cleaned, sanitized, and, if possible, restored2.
Signs of Water Damage
- Water stains on walls or ceilings
- Musty odors
- Visible mold growth
- Warping or buckling of floors
The Restoration Process
Step 1: Emergency Contact
The first step in any water damage situation should be contacting a professional restoration service. At Blacksheep Construction LLC, we provide emergency services around the clock. Reach us at (919) 946-3013 or visit www.blacksheepconstruction.com.
Step 2: Inspection and Damage Assessment
Experts will inspect the property to determine the water damage’s scope and devise an action plan.
Step 3: Water Removal/Water Extraction
Thousands of gallons of water are removed using powerful pumps and vacuums.
Step 4: Drying and Dehumidification
We use specialized equipment to remove the remaining water that is harder to access.
Step 5: Cleaning and Repair
Your property and belongings are cleaned, repaired, and restored to their pre-water damage condition.
Step 6: Restoration
The final step involves restoring materials like drywall and flooring, completing the process3.
Why Choose Blacksheep Construction LLC?
- Experience: Over 20 years in the business
- Expertise: Certified professionals trained in water damage restoration
- Availability: 24/7 emergency services
- Customer Satisfaction: A long list of satisfied customers
Water damage restoration is a complex process that requires professional attention. With services from Blacksheep Construction LLC, you’re entrusting your home to capable and experienced hands. For more details, feel free to contact us at (919) 946-3013 or visit our website at www.blacksheepconstruction.com.
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- EPA – Types of Water Damage ↩
- IICRC Water Damage Restoration Guidelines ↩
- Restoration Process – FEMA ↩