In the United States, close to 40% of homeowners have incurred losses caused by water damage. Water damage can occur for different reasons, but most commonly water damages are caused by leaking pipes, leaky roofs, and broken washers or water heaters. If your home in West Palm Beach has suffered water damage, you need to get in contact with a professional Water Damage Restoration Company. Fortunately, the Dean Mitchell Group is here to help restore your home back to pre-damaged conditions! These situations can make homeowners feel helpless and make the future seem bleak, but with the Dean Mitchell Group, you can begin to feel good about your home and your future again.
When your West Palm Beach home has suffered from water damage, your first instinct may be to freak out and leave your home. However, this only will hurt the Water Damage Restoration process and left untreated, can turn into mold and further cause damage to your home. The Dean Mitchell Group believes the first concern should be you and your family’s safety. To ensure everyone’s safety, you need to turn off all electrical power to either the area where standing water is present, or to the entire home. Electricity and water are a lethal combination and needs to be avoided at all costs. If you need to go into the area where the standing water is present, also be sure to wear proper footwear, as things may have fallen into the water and could injure your feet.
Once you and your family are safe, the next step should be calling the Dean Mitchell Group. The Dean Mitchell Group is available for emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No matter when water damage occurs, you can expect a technician from the Dean Mitchell Group to be there and inspect the extent of damage caused. During the inspection, our technicians will assess the extent of the water damage, and they’ll also be there to define the class and category of the damage. After getting all the information they need, they will begin to extract the water. This water removal process includes state-of-the-art vacuums and equipment. First, they will vacuum all the standing water and then move onto drying the smaller patches, such as cabinet crevices and underneath the floorboards. The Dean Mitchell Group difference is that our experts will make sure every ounce of water is absorbed and taken away.
After the standing water has been extracted, the cleaning process can begin. You may think that simply extracting the water is enough, but it’s not. First off, debris may have fallen into your home that is unsafe to be removed without professional equipment. Once all of the debris has been removed, the technicians will move onto the contents of your home. The contents inside your home may be damaged and require further cleaning to ensure mold growth does not occur and your family’s health is secure. The technicians will use moisture meters and HEPA air filtration devices to ensure all signs of moisture are dried and salvaged. From inspection to extraction to cleaning, the Dean Mitchell Group does it all!
The Dean Mitchell Group also has a knowledgeable team who will ensure your insurance claim is handled quickly, efficiently and with accuracy. All of the damages caused to your home will be compiled into a detailed assessment that will be sent to your insurance company to ensure you get the full valuation of damages. When speaking to the technician after the inspection, discuss when and how to talk to your insurance company about the water damage restoration.
Once the technicians have performed their duties, you then will be left with the result of your home. This may seem daunting, but you possess the ability to start new and begin to repair your home. You should hire a professional contractor who can carry out the repairs to a leaking pipe or leaky roof to ensure water damage does not occur in the future. As for floor work and other interior repairs, you should make decisions that best fit your time and financial needs.
If you have had the misfortune of home water damage, then please get in contact with the professionals at the Dean Mitchell Group. Time is of the essence, and you need to make sure you salvage all possible things inside your home. If you’re in the market for a Water Damage Restoration Company in West Palm Beach, then call the Dean Mitchell Group today at (561) 881-8567.