WATER DAMAGE RESTORATION SERVICES
Serious water damage can occur with only a few inches of water. This threat to your home or office can be greatly reduced with the prompt and reliable water damage restoration services of Roto-Rooter. Our experts are available 24/7/365, will you need our service the most. We are ready to repair the problem and prevent further damage whenever possible.
If you have water damage and are want a company to help with restoration, Roto-Rooter‘s water restoration professionals are available. We provide an on-site evaluation and work directly with your insurance company. We want to make the entire process as hassle free as possible.
Roto-Rooter offers water damage cleanup services for homeowners and businesses online. Available 24/7/365, we are there when you need our service the most. Our water and sewage cleanup services include the following:
First, we clean the mess. It doesn’t matter if it was caused by broken pipes, failing plumbing fixtures, or appliance malfunctions. The mess remains, and we are available for cleanup. The professionals at Roto-Rooter are experienced in plumbing repair and water damage cleanup. This includes water heater failures, sump pumps, or broken pipes and leaks from your washing machine, dishwasher, or refrigerator’s ice maker.
- Cleaning the mess caused by broken pipes and failing plumbing fixtures or appliances. The experts at Roto-Rooter have expertise in water damage cleanup and plumbing repair, including sump pumps, water heater failures, broken pipes and leaks from your washing machine, dishwasher and ice maker.
- Cleaning up sewage damage from your toilet and sewer & drain backups.
- Cleaning up any flooding caused by severe weather, whether it be heavy rain or ground water flooding your basement.
If water damage has occurred in your home, cleaning it is a very extensive task. But it is very important to the health of your family. Simple drying techniques are usually not enough to remove water from your home. Extensive water damage cleaning is necessary. The walls, carpets, and floor coverings are porous and will hold water. Every surface damaged by water must first be completely dried. Then it needs to be cleaned, disinfected, and deodorized by a certified water restoration professional. The steps are necessary to make the area safe for humans again. They remove disease-causing bacteria, fungi, and other viruses. The amount of cleaning and drying time will depend on the extent of the water damage. Some cleanup processes may be as quick as two days, but others may take longer.
Water can quickly become a problem when a storm hits your area or plumbing fixtures fail. When blocked sewer lines combine with heavy rains, you often have sewage backups. Flood water inside your home should be addressed quickly. Otherwise, your walls, carpeting, flooring, personal property, and ceiling may become damaged. This also creates a perfect environment for rot, bacteria, and mold.
The Roto-Rooter professionals who deal with water damage restoration are knowledgeable and well trained. Accredited with Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC), they perform services that follow the IICRC
S500 standards for professionals. So, you receive services you can trust - water damage cleaning, sanitizing, and deodorizing.
Home and business owners count on the professionals at Roto-Rooter to remove water and to clean and deodorize their homes and businesses. Our skills in water damage cleaning are to guard your family, employees, and customers against potential health problems caused by moisture left untreated.
Even a small amount of water can have a damaging effect on your home. If caused by a sump pump failure, wicked weather, or a young child trying out his new boat in the toilet, when a water emergency occurs, immediate action should follow. Call Roto-Rooter professionals to begin the water extraction process. It will limit the damage, save your property, and dry the area before mold and mildew become a very big problem.
Only a few inches of water can threaten your home or office. Yet, the harmful effects can be greatly reduced by the prompt and reliable water removal of a Roto-Rooter professional. We are fully trained and certified to remove moisture from areas damaged by sewage or excessive water. And we use an approved process to protect you from mold, mildew, germs, and hidden odors. You can count on the professionals at Roto-Rooter to remove water. But also, to clean and deodorize your home for your safety.
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If water damage has occurred in your home or business, you may be able to begin the water extraction yourself. Using a wet dry vacuum, and/or a pump, remove as much water as possible. The affected area should then be dried using fans and dehumidifiers. If possible, open windows and doors to allow fresh air to circulate and further dry out the area.
Any personal belongings or furniture that are wet should be moved to a different drying area such as a patio or garage. If they remain in the flooded area, they add to the humidity levels and lengthen the drying process. This encourages mold and mildew growth. Personal belongings and upholstered furniture should remain for at least 48 hours to fully dry.
If the amount of water present is more than your equipment can remove, it is extremely important to call the professionals at Roto-Rooter. In as few as 24 hours, floodwaters that once were ‘clean’ can change. They become the more dangerous graywater or blackwater. This puts you and your family at a much greater health risk than from simple water damage.
The vehicles used by Roto-Rooter’s water restoration teams come equipped with state-of-the-art equipment. They use them for water extraction, drying, and moisture testing. You can depend on Roto-Rooter professionals to completely and remove the damaging water. Not only that, the crews prepare to deal with every part of the water cleanup process. After they extract water from the area, contents that can’t be saved are removed. Then flooring and drywall is cleaned, disinfected, and deodorized completely. In order to make this difficult situation a bit easier, we will work with you and your insurance company to help get your life back to normal.
The knowledge of our water damage restoration professionals is extensive. Roto-Rooter‘s plumbers have received training and certification. They are certified by IICRC, the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification.
If your basement does flood, what should you do? Call Roto-Rooter and speak to the experts to learn the first steps to fix the problems in your basement.
Floods can occur at any time, and a basement flood can be the result of several causes. You may have poor drainage in the basement, heavy storms, or flash floods. Perhaps a sump pump that is not working correctly or has failed to work at all. Maybe an appliance failure. Each of these can lead to basement flooding. Basements often have floor drains intended to prevent damage by removing excess water. But problems can occur that prevent them from working correctly. Water cannot be removed from a drain clogged with dirt and debris. While homes often have sump pumps, if they fail to work you will experience basement flooding. No matter the cause, if there’s flooding in your basement, it is important to remove the water as quickly as possible and begin the drying process.
No matter when you need our services, Roto-Rooter professionals are available 24/7/365. We are ready to help you resolve your flooding problem and prevent further damage. Our team of experts perform water restoration services in compliance with the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification. The IICRC sets the standards for flood damage restoration.
The vehicles used by Roto-Rooter’s water restoration teams come equipped with state-of-the-art equipment. They use them for water extraction, drying, and moisture testing. The services they offer include:
- Water and sewer damage cleanup
- Cleaning and deodorizing
- Drying of contents and structure
- Water Leak Repair
Call Your Electrician
In the event a basement flood occurs and should be cleaned up, it may be possible to begin the process yourself. But please remember that safety should come first. Basements often contain hazardous situations regarding electricity. Often a circuit breaker is in the basement, so an electrician should definitely be your first call. If the circuit breaker is not in your basement, quickly shut off the power and gas to your home. Any type of electronics or appliances that touch flood water are unsafe. Avoid them! An electrician can figure out if it is safe to enter the basement and begin the water removal process.
Call Your Insurance Company
There are two tasks homeowners are responsible for maintaining that may prevent flooding. These include some pump maintenance and removal of debris from gutters and downspouts. If you have a landlord, please check with him or her to ensure that this maintenance is regularly completed. Ultimately, you are responsible for it. Homeowner’s and renter’s insurance often need an addition to your regular policy if you want flood insurance coverage. Don’t wait until it’s too late before trying to make this addition to your insurance policy. While working through the cleanup process, your Roto-Rooter professionals will work with your insurance company. We want to make your claim goes smoothly.
If It Happens Again
What if your basement floods repeatedly, even when you perform maintenance and regular repairs to your property? Chances are you have overlooked something. Large floods in the basement are often the result of faulty plumbing. If the plumbing has been checked and approved, the blame may go to the location of your home. If you notice floodwaters in your basement that come and go, your property may be on topsoil that becomes saturated by water. The flooding in your basement occurs as water levels change underground. Roto-Rooter professionals will install a new sump pump to resolve this issue and prevent further problems from occurring . Because this is a big job, it should only be completed by a licensed, professional plumber or specialist in basement waterproofing. This is not a task recommended to DIYers.
There are many different types of commercial roofs. While some have a pitch like a residential roof, many others are flat. Roto-Rooter is equipped to unclog and clean all types of commercial roof drains and get them working like new again.
The flat roofs of commercial buildings often have drains around the perimeter. These drains lead to vertical pipes which connects to horizontal pipes underground. They then lead to municipal storm sewers. Your Roto-Rooter professional can clean these drains mechanically. We restore the flow of water, preventing water collection on the roof of the building.
Your Roto-Rooter professional will thoroughly clean the using electro-mechanical cable machines. To break through tough roof drain clogs, high-pressure water jetting may also be used. Your Roto-Rooter professional will provide a visual inspection of your roof drainage system. Then they quote a fair and competitive price for cleaning. This is determined in part by the diameter and length of the clogged pipe.
Roof drain cleaning is also required on commercial buildings with pitched roofs. These gutters connect 4-inch diameter vertical roof drainpipes to horizontal pipes underground. They then flow into municipal storm drains below street level. Your Roto-Rooter professional has both the equipment and experience needed to completely clean commercial roof drains. We restore them to fully working capability.
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