Athens, GA Water Damage Restoration
Water damage is the second most common loss that is reported to insurance companies each year in the United States. In a report by Verisk Analytics’ (Insurance Service Office, it was found that each year between 2013 and 2017, one in 50 homeowners filed a water damage claim with their insurance provider.
Water Damage: Time Is Of The Essence
Water damage inside your home or business becomes progressively worse as time passes. This kind of disaster requires a rapid response time and extreme thoroughness to prevent further damage to the structure. Not addressing the issue in a timely manner, or missing key areas where water may have traveled can very quickly lead to mold growth.
Northeast GA’s Water Damage Restoration Company
ServiceMaster of Athens is Northeast Georgia’s top water damage restoration expert. We know that timing is key in the water damage restoration process, that is why our response time for water damage emergencies is 4 hours. Our rapid drying process is designed to prevent further damage from occurring in your home or office.
ServiceMaster Of Athens Knows Water Damage Cleanup
ServiceMaster of Athens’ qualified technicians use advanced equipment and state of the art techniques to determine the scope of the damage to your home or business. We will then sit down with you to discuss your options for moving forward. We even take care of speaking with your insurance company.
Water Damage Cleanup Services:
Black Water Clean Up
Common Water Damage Causes
There are many household appliances or natural water sources that can cause water damage to your home and property. If there are lakes, streams, or rivers on or near your property, it is advised that you look into flood insurance.
ServiceMaster Of Athens’ certified technicians are trained to restore damage from all types of water disasters in your home or business. Our drying process and restoration procedures are carefully designed to get your property clean and dry as quickly as possible.
Washing Machine Leak
More than 50% of all washing machine water damage claims can be traced back to a supply hose failure often caused by a hairline break, a poor connection, or the age of the machine’s hose. Regular machine maintenance can alert you to issues before they become a massive problem
After a sump pump failure, water begins to leak through the foundation and basement walls and pool in the lowest spots on the floor. Regardless of exactly where the water settles, it will begin to warp wood, cause rot, and lead to mold growth in a short period of time.
Sump Pump Failure
A water pipe burst is more common on winter nights when temperatures are at the lowest. However, there is a risk any time the temperature falls below freezing. Pipe bursts can be obvious with clear signs of a leak, but can also be small with the only clue being a slight drop in water pressure. These small leaks can be easily overlooked causing major damage in the meantime.
Microorganisms from floodwaters can contaminate indoor air and cause respiratory problems and allergies. These pollutants continue to damage building materials long after the floodwaters recede. Flood waters can pose significant harm to your health and restoration services should begin as soon as the waters recede.