Water damage is the most common and often a very destructive problems you have as a homeowner or business owner. There are many ways that water can flood your home. It can be from a rainstorm pair with clogged gutters, a pipe bursting, or a sink faucet left on while your we on vacation. Who knew the you’d come back from spending a week by the pool to a pool in your living room? Water extraction gets rid of the pool for you.

When water threatens your home or business, acting quickly is very important. The longer that the water sits in your home or business, the more problems that can arise.  Water damage brings the threat of mold and damage to integrity of you building.

What is Water Extraction?

Water extraction is removing excess water from a home. This is done through submersible pumps and industrial vacuums. Removing this water is very important to prevent further damage.

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, mold can grow as quickly as 24 to 48 hours after a home flood. Mold brings its own list of issues. It can cause asthmas attacks, allergic reactions and infections.

Water extraction tends to be the first step in the water damage restoration process. It should be done very quickly. Large amounts of water are removed by water extraction then dryers are used to dry the materials. You cannot dry carpet if it is underwater.

Why Professional Water Extraction?

Water extraction needs to be done as quickly as possible. Professional restoration companies like Restoration Authority tend to have teams available ready to help 24/7. When a pipe bursts in the middle of the night, it would be difficult for a homeowner to get the tool necessary to extract the water at that time.

Homes and business are not built to hold water. Simply amenities such as electricity can make water extraction very dangerous. Water is a conductor of electricity. Professionals know how to handle the relationship of water and electricity without getting hurt. Safety is the most important thing when it comes to restoration.

When it comes to water and flood damage, there is a lot of damage that can go unseen. It is important to hire professionals to ensure that your home or business is safe for the people who enter it. Water damage can turn into mold that can cause really dangerous health issues. Professional water damage specialists will correctly and thoroughly remove the water, so your home or business is safe. Our team uses thermal imaging to make sure that the moisture is under control and all the flood water is taken care of.

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