Few things are more alarming and frustrating than experiencing water damage. Water has the ability to move quickly and reach every surface and height to cause so much destruction to virtually any material, especially if not addressed immediately. Water damage repair is the most common disaster that home and business owners encounter. According to industry estimates, 14,000 people in the US will deal with a water damage emergency at home or work every day. If not properly dealt with, water damage can result in severe losses to your property and belongings and cause potential health risks to those affected. Our OTM Restoration team has over 10 years of experience restoring water damaged properties. By using scientific drying techniques and dehumidification/drying equipment, our technicians rapidly restore your property to pre-loss conditions and better.
Common causes of water damage
It is critical to act as quickly as possible, optimally within the first 24-48 hours that damage occurs. As soon as there is water damage, there is a higher risk for mold, mildew and electrical hazards to develop. Mold only requires 12-24 hours to produce new growth when it has increased moisture, but you will not be able to see it for at least 72 hours – time enough to be spread through your entire home. Acting quickly and trusting in the professionals at OTM Restoration helps to minimize the amount of loss and ensure the appropriate actions are implemented the first time. OTM Restoration understands the chaos of water damage and all of the intricacies involved. There are many details that can be missed and can cause potential issues later if not performed correctly initially. Our emergency team is available 24/7 and equipped to serve you anytime, anywhere on the map.
Each restoration for water damage is unique and will be managed according to individual needs. All water damage restorations are classified by a specific class and category to determine risk and amount of absorbency. We will use these guidelines to establish our plan of action and the equipment necessary to best complete your water damage restoration. Most water damage restorations will include water mitigation and water remediation to ensure the most complete results.
During the water mitigation process, certain techniques and equipment will be used to minimize or prevent further loss to your property and its contents. This can include securing any weak structure and protecting the integrity of the property by boarding up access points or applying tarps. We may also use specialized equipment for water extraction to remove all excess moisture and encourage thorough drying. It may also be necessary to sort salvageable materials from unsalvageable and remove them to a safe location until restoration is complete.
The water remediation process is more focused on correcting the damage caused to the property. This includes reconstructing and rebuilding the structure and restoring indoor air quality. Remediation can only occur once the mitigation has been completed.
If your home or business has been affected by water damage, OTM Restoration 24-hour emergency response team is ready to take on your water restoration to get water removed, moisture dried, and areas treated as quickly as possible. Call us today to discuss your water damage restoration plan for your home or business at 305-671-3226