Water, Mold, Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration FAQs
Water causes sagging and deterioration. It causes wood to swell, warp, and eventually rot, and it permanently ruins fabric items such as carpets and furniture that are soaked for more than a couple days. Water damage can also be a major electrical hazard. It can short-out electrical systems, causing fires, shock hazards, and damage to electronics.
Our water damage cleanup and drying specialists are certified by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), and equipped with the best drying equipment and moisture detection meters available. MR has the expertise and equipment to remove water from deep in the walls and floors of your home. Our lightning quick response time, combined with our knowledge, experience, and equipment, will ensure that your loss is handled as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. We also communicate with your insurance company to make the insurance claim process as quick and easy as possible for you.
In most cases, the answer is no. Insurance policies typically require you to do whatever you can to prevent further damage.
Preventing further damage starts with stopping the source of water, (If it’s a toilet or sink shut off the local valve, If it’s coming from a pipe shut off the main water) . Next, call Master Restoration and we will help you take it from there.
When a Master Restoration Idaho water damage technician arrives at your home, the first step will be stopping the source of the water damage. Your technician will then inspect the damage, test for mold growth, and create a remediation plan. This plan may involve water extraction, mold remediation, drying and dehumidification, basic cleanup, and structural repairs.
If your home’s water damage is taken care of immediately, mold outbreaks can usually be prevented. However, if you let the water sit, it could cause detrimental mold growth, wreaking havoc on your family’s health and safety. If mold is discovered in your home, Master Restoration will remediate the mold as well as repair any water damage.