Commercial and Residential Storm Damage Cleanup and Repair
If you’ve had storm damage to your home or business here in Pennsylvania, we know what you’re going through. Whether the damage was caused by a hurricane, tornado or even just one of our quick thunderstorms we get here in Pennsylvania, you know that you need to get it repaired quickly before any more damage occurs from the aftermath. And if your home was damaged by water in any way, you need to get it repaired quickly before mold starts to grow.
Our customer-first restoration professionals will provide an assessment of your home’s storm damage. Next, we’ll break down the severity of the damage and make suggestions on the damage repair services you’ll need.
What to Do After Storm Damage Strikes
The aftermath of a storm poses many hazards: exposed nails, fallen powerlines, and broken glass just to name a few. It can be overwhelming and difficult to know where to go next.
Here some steps you can follow after your home or commercial property is damaged by a storm:
1.) Safety First
Structural damage caused by storms in many cases can come with hazardous situations. If you aren’t sure about state of your property. It’s better to move carefully and avoid spaces where you aren’t certain how much the damage has affected it.
2.) Turn off circuit breakers and water sources
To prevent further damages and safety after an storm you need to first secure your place off electrical hazards by shutting off your circuit breaker and turn your main water source.
Beware that not all the time you’ll be able to do it.
3. Remove Excess Water
After checking there’s no big signs of danger on your property after the storm, you can begin your recovery labor focusing on moping and removing excess water.
This will help both your contractor and you to reduce the harms of flooded water and any hidden damage. Remember that not all cases of damage from water are the same.
4. Move and clean your belongings.
For insurance purposes, each item should be organized and labeled by categories. For electronics, you want to avoid cleaning them before damage assessment is made. Be sure to also move items that have fabric (carpets, clothing, cushions) to dry locations.
5. Contact 1d Remedy
With over 25 years of experience in the contracting, repair and restoration industry, you can trust 1d Remedy to provide a predictable storm damage restoration plan from start to finish.
1d Remedy Storm Damage Recovery Process
1. Damage assessment
We first assess the extent of storm damage to your property and develop an appropriate cleanup and restoration plan. We also locate water ingress and take appropriate action to prevent further water from entering or flooding your property.
This step involves confirming the amount of water occupying the affected area, as well as the extent of moisture damage. We test walls, drywall, insulation, floors, carpets, floor coverings, ceilings, lofts and other surfaces such as tile, hardwood or concrete for permeation and require specialized treatment. more usable.
2. Identification of contaminants
Our next important step is to determine the type of water that has entered or flooded your property based on the IICRC guidelines for storm water classification.
Water from different sources contains varying degrees of contamination and potentially hazardous materials. Our storm damage cleanup process can tackle any type of contaminant present in the water.
3. Search for Hidden Water
For complete restoration, we reach every nook and cranny of your property with state-of-the-art portable rainwater harvesting equipment. So we check for remote areas where water is not easily seen.
4. Water Removal and Air Dry
Once standing water is removed, we set up professional drying equipment to completely dry the affected area and remove all moisture.
5. Clean up the Mess
We disinfect and deodorize the entire area affected by rainwater. We inspect personal belongings, furniture and other possessions for damage and contamination, and we properly dispose of anything that cannot be cleaned or salvaged.
6. Property Renovation
If your home or business suffers structural damage internally or externally, we provide all the construction and renovation services needed to restore your property to its pre-storm condition. We want you to get your home life or work productivity back on track.
Contact 1d Remedy Restoration Services
Need help with water, flooding, storm or disaster restoration experts now? Call, Email, or visit our Contact Us page to get started.
After we get some information from you, our team will schedule a visit and go through our processes from there to evaluate next steps. We can also help with filing insurance claims!