Reliable Water Damage Restoration Services in Oshawa, ON
Water damage mitigation from overflown tubs or floods is our specialty.
Restoration 1 uses the most advanced tools for our water damage mitigation services. For your residential property in the Oshawa, ON, region, our professional specialists can repair your damaged area promptly. This consists of eliminating the water and any residual moisture that is in your home then drying it out entirely. Each team member from Restoration 1 is a knowledgeable professional and they possess the experience necessary for fixing your residence to a safe living space. Additionally, our immediate response can mitigate loss and prevent more damages from happening.
Water damage is a common type of property damage and it’s a major contributor to property loss in the Oshawa, ON, region. The reason why is the aftermath can escalate. When water damage isn’t remediated quickly, hazardous bacteria and mould can grow in your residential space. This will generate more damages to your residence, and if it’s broad enough, it could affect the whole property.
There are a variety of sources that can produce water damage, and depending on where the water came from, there will be different techniques applied when fixing your wrecked area. The professional contractors from Restoration 1 understand how to remediate every type of water damage. They’ll determine the category your damage falls under and which procedures and tools will work best for the project.
We eliminate all standing water in your residence with water extractors and pumps. Once all the water has been cleared out, the drying process can begin. This way we can prepare your property for water damage remediation and get it back to its original condition.
It's necessary to clear away your flooring in order to dry the damaged space completely. Dehumidifiers will then be used to extract any residual moisture.
Your household items will be thoroughly dried and brought back to pre-damaged conditions whenever possible (depending on the condition of the water, your items won't always be recovered). The recovery process will fix and patch up any damages caused to your home's structure as well. This is the reconstruction aspect of our water damage remediation services.
Water Damage Categories
If your home undergoes damage from water supply lines (like appliances, water heaters, faucets, pipes, etc.) this is classified as Category 1. Category 1 refers to clean water because the source isn't dangerous if you come in contact with it. With this kind of discharge, the contractors at Restoration 1 will be able to restore most, if not all, of your flooring, walls or other personal belongings that got wet if we're contacted immediately.
Wreckage that is caused by water that goes through a sanitation system, malfunctioning sump pump or toilets with waste in them is known as Category 2. The water discharge from Category 2 usually has impurities made up from biological or chemical components that are dangerous. If your home has Category 2 water damage, items that have been soiled with the water will have to be removed in order to prevent further damages and to make the area secure.
Category 3 water damage is extremely contaminated and is a danger. This is known as black water and it consists of dangerous bacteria and fungi. Category 3 is usually caused by sewage backups, but could also be the result of ground surface water flooding your home or even from Category 2 water wasn't extracted and has been sitting for 2-3 days. This kind of wreckage requires special treatment from our damage specialists who have the necessary equipment and know the best methods to extract the contamination.