Water damage in your home is frustrating for anyone to experience and results from occurrences like a burst pipe, a leaking roof, a backed-up drain, or even a natural disaster. These incidents can wreak havoc on your residential or commercial property and require owners to take immediate action.
The amount of time it takes to properly complete water damage restoration differs depending on the damage done. Although water can evaporate in a few days the damage done can cause dangerous mold.. Regardless of the severity of the damage, it is crucial to have a restoration professional like American Restoration Water & Fire out to assess within 24 hours or less.
Professionals typically classify water damage into three main types:
Category 1: The water damage is clean, perhaps straight from a faucet. Often posing little to no health risk, it can become contaminated if not repaired swiftly. Depending on the severity of the water damage, the water restoration can be dried out quickly.
Category 2: The water damage is caused by contaminated water. Flooding is usually the culprit here; water can contain chemicals or organic matter harmful to humans and/or animals. The time to repair will depend on how quickly professionals can get to it.
Category 3: Likely from more significant natural disasters, the water here can also carry harmful bacteria, pesticides, metals and other contaminants. Addressing this type of damage requires immediate action and an extended timeframe for restoration and rebuild, typically lasting a minimum of a couple of weeks. It should always also strictly be handled by professional companies like American Restoration Water & Fire.
If you have the misfortune of experiencing water damage, let the flood restoration team at American Restoration Water & Fire LLC help you through it. Call us at (505) 206-5277 or complete the form on our website any time, any day of the week. We are available 24/7 and will respond immediately across New Mexico!