Water Damage Restoration Process in Austin, TX

Water Damage Restoration Process in Austin, TX

Repairing a water damaged home is a difficult and time-consuming task. Depending on the type of damage caused by the flood or leak, the process of restoration will differ. Without the necessary equipment and know-how, it can take weeks before your property’s environment is safe and healthy again. In this kind of situation, it’s best to let the experts handle the restoration work. After all, the pros are experienced in handling the toughest water damage.

To ensure that your Austin, Texas property is quickly returned to its pre-damaged condition, contact WOW Total-Restoration for help. Our company has over 15 years of experience restoring water damaged properties. We use state-of-the-art equipment and methods to effectively finish the job. Once we receive your request, we’ll dispatch technicians to the scene to conduct our water damage restoration process.

Step 1: Assessment and Inspection

Before we can restore your property, we’ll first inspect the damage done by the disaster. Assessing the degree of damage will help us create the perfect plan of action that will save your property from primary and secondary water damage. This step also tells us what class of water damage you’re facing.

  • Class 1 damage: Only a part of the room has absorbed little moisture. It’s the least level of damage.
  • Class 2 damage: Damage has affected the entire room. Surfaces like your carpets and walls have been drenched.
  • Class 3 damage: Considered as the worst type of damage. The water damage has absorbed up to the walls and saturated most of the area. Damage may have come through the ceiling.
  • Class 4 damage: Special drying techniques are needed to free the affected surface from potential water damage. These techniques are done on materials like hardwood, stone and concrete.

Step 2: Water Removal or Extraction

Water Damage Restoration Process in Austin, TX

After we’re done inspecting your property, we’ll remove the excess water using our powerful pumps and vacuums. Eliminating all traces of liquid makes it easier to restore your building. The process of removing or extracting water is done quickly in order to minimize further damage and prevent mold growth.  

 

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Water Damage Restoration Process in Austin, TX

Step 3: Dehumidification and Drying

Dehumidification and Drying

To make sure that your property is completely dry, we’ll use specialized equipment to remove water in hard-to-reach areas and surfaces. Our air movers, dehumidifiers and other scientific drying methods target stagnating water and moisture from places and items like:

  • Furniture and upholstery
  • Tight corners
  • Narrow passageways
 

Step 4: Cleaning, Sanitizing and Decontamination

Items that are damaged during the catastrophe are given a second chance, so long as they’re salvageable. Restorable items are brought to our facility, where they will be properly cleaned, sanitized and decontaminated. Items that are aren’t properly treated carry various bacteria and viruses, and are a detriment to your health, so it’s best that you let us handle your damaged items.

Step 5: Restoration

Now that your property is free from excess liquids and obstructions, our fully licensed and certified technicians will start with the repairs. Depending on the intensity of the damage, we’ll address the situation by either conducting minor repairs (e.g. replacing drywall panels) or reconstructing the entire room or building. Our restoration methods are fast and efficient, so your property will be back to its healthy condition in no time.

Filing a Water Damage Insurance Claim

WOW Total Restoration can also help you file a water damage insurance claim. If you’re having trouble coping with a recent disaster, we can fill out the form for you and do all the necessary legwork to successfully file your claim. We’ll work with your insurance provider to give you the rightful aid you need to ease your burden.

WOW Total Restoration is at Your Service 24/7

You can depend on WOW Total Restoration to be there whenever an unexpected water-related disaster occurs. Our emergency services are available to both residential and commercial properties in Austin, TX, and are on-call 24/7. Just contact WOW Total Restoration at 512-233-6964 and we’ll be on our way!

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