Basement Water Damage
Water Damage Restoration Services
What to Do When Your Basement Floods
Occasionally, especially during periods of heavy rainfall, we talk to homeowners who have just discovered that their basement has been flooded with varying depths of groundwater, ranging from a few inches to several feet.
Understandably, these homeowners are freaking out about the damage caused to their personal belongings, and in some cases, their utilities. This is why they want us to advise them on what to do. We always say the same – call an expert. Here’s why:
- Experts can assist you in recovering your damaged items and restoring your drywall and furniture.
- In addition to containing bacteria and viruses, floodwater may pose an electrical hazard as well.
- Foundation walls can be damaged if flooded basements are pumped out too quickly. Therefore it’s necessary for someone with deep understanding of how water damage impact’s structural integrity to come in and deal with the issue.
- Professional drying process will help mitigate the risk of mold, insects, and bacteria.
- Experts will help you deal with insurance and get the most coverage you possibly can.
Looking for such experts? Well, here we are! Big D Water Damage Restoration teams of technicians are the go-to guys in the city for basement water damage restoration. Call us now!
There are a number of signs that water has gotten into the basement, including water stains on walls and floors, condensation, drywall discoloration, and white mineral deposits. To prevent moisture problems, mold, and musty odors usually brought on by standing water, consider installing a sump pump and interior drainage system.
After water removal is carried out, repairing basement water damage can be as simple as patching a few cracks in the walls and sealing the windows or as complex as replacing pipes, insulating them, replacing drywall and interior finishes, or even repairing a weakened foundation.
It costs about $3,000 to $5,000 to remove standing water and dry out a flooded basement. If there’s some replacement work involved, the figure will likely be higher. Your project can even cost five figures if there are some serious repairs to be made.
How to Repair Basement Water Damage
When your basement is flooded, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed and unsure of who to turn to for help. While it may seem excessive to seek out a restoration expert, these are precisely the individuals best equipped to handle your flooded basement.
Water damage restoration experts like the ones Big D Water Damage Restoration works with make a living drying homes, pumping out water, and preventing mold and rot. If you want to avoid mold growth, it’s crucial to have them assess the damage within 48 hours of the flood.
Since our experts are busiest during heavy rains, it’s essential call them ASAP to beat the crowds. We offer 24-hour emergency services, including water damage restoration, sewage cleanup, flood damage restoration, and fire damage restoration.