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Water Damage Restoration Services in Norfolk

Water damage can have a devastating impact on Norfolk, VA homeowners and businesses, and can be caused by natural disasters, plumbing issues, and malfunctioning appliances. No matter the cause, it can lead to structural damage that requires professional restoration services to repair. Water damage restoration is particularly essential in Norfolk, VA, where water damage caused by heavy storms is common.

In this article, we’ll explain the benefits of water damage restoration services and detail the processes used by restoration professionals.

Water Damage Restoration Services in Norfolk

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  • After we arrive, we assess the extent of water damage on your property using thermal imaging and advanced moisture detection tools to locate hidden pockets of moisture damage. With our findings in hand, we will develop a plan to eliminate it completely while mitigating future risks. We document our findings to assist during the insurance claim process.

  • Our team uses industrial-grade pumps to extract water from your property. We carefully remove saturated materials to prevent further damage while disposing of any contaminated wastewater safely.

    After extraction, any excess moisture is dried with dehumidifiers and dryers to ensure it dries completely reducing mold spore growth on your property.

  • The last step in water damage restoration is cleaning and disinfecting affected areas. We use surface and deep cleaning methods, odor removal techniques, and air quality improvement strategies to bring your property back to its pre-damage state as soon as possible.

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Professional Water Damage Restoration Advantages

Reducing water damage on your own may seem enticing, but hiring professionals local to the region has distinct advantages in Norfolk, VA. Professionals have the experience needed to deal with severe water damage from thunderstorms and hurricanes. Their quick response times ensure that mold growth doesn’t become a long-term issue. Finally, their access to specialized tools results in a cost-effective and thorough restoration.

FAQs About Water Damage Restoration in Norfolk

  • Water damage restoration service providers carry out the following steps to prevent mold growth and ensure the safety of your property:

    1. Assess the extent of water damage in your property.
    2. Contact a reputable water damage restoration service provider.
    3. Request an on-site evaluation to assess the severity.
    4. Discuss the restoration plan with the experts and ensure clarity on the process.
    5. Shut off all water sources and electricity in affected areas.
    6. Professionals will start the extraction process using pumps and vacuums.
    7. Thoroughly dry the affected areas using fans and dehumidifiers.
    8. Utilize moisture meters to identify hidden pockets of moisture.
    9. Remove and dispose of damaged materials.
    10. Clean and sanitize the affected surfaces to prevent contamination.
    11. Take precautions to inhibit mold growth.
    12. Ensure proper ventilation during and after the restoration process.
    13. Monitor the drying progress regularly.
    14. Conduct moisture testing to determine if the affected areas are fully dry.
    15. Repair and restore any structural damage caused by the water.
    16. Conduct a final inspection to ensure complete restoration.
    17. Keep documentation of the restoration process for insurance purposes.
    18. Implement preventive measures to avoid future water damage incidents.
    19. Consult with professionals on necessary structural improvements.
    20. Regularly inspect your property for signs of water damage and take immediate action if detected.

Residential and Commercial Services

From water damage restoration, fire damage restoration, mold removal, to specialty cleaning services, we have the expertise property owners can trust for complete restoration and cleaning after a disaster or emergency.

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    I always recommend Matt at Rainbow. I've received multiple compliments from my insured's letting me know what a great job they have done, and how quickly they were able to get the job done. I highly recommend this company to anyone looking for a fast, honest, & reliable restoration contractor.

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    I highly recommend Rainbow Restoration! They did an excellent job and were able to fit us in right after I called and their rates were by far the best I found. They take great pride in their work and that was apparent on the job they did.

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    I just want to thank Mr. Al Watson, General Manager, and his crew for all their hard work they are doing at this present time to get my parents house back in good condition after our house fire we had.

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