water damage

What is Water Damage Restoration?

Water damage is a problem that every property owner fears. When it rains a lot or snow melts quickly, there will be a type of damage increases. Water damage can cause thousands of dollars’ worth of damage by damaging wood furniture, upholstery, electronics, household appliances, plumbing equipment, etc. Water damage is caused by water covering, permeating and then causing the decomposition of the materials it comes into contact with. Mold growth can begin, wood rots, steel rusts, and plywood begin to falls apart. Water damage is serious! 

The Water Damage Restoration Toronto Process? 

Step 1: 24/7 Hour Emergency Contact 

We Answer the Phone Ready to Help 

A water damage event can be stressful and when you call, we understand you may be feeling confused and vulnerable. You need an expert to guide you through this bad moment. Our representative will lead you through a couple of questions to better understand your needs and what needs to be done. 

Step 2: Inspection and Water Damage Assessment 

They Identify and Find the Water Source 

They check for the source of water in your home and business and prevent it. The water source must be stopped first before the drying process can begin. 

  • Stop the Source 
  • Check for Contaminated Water 

They analyze the Type of Water damage 

They must identify the category and classification of water to restore your property safely to industry specifications. The type of water contamination will affect the specific restoration processes used to restore your property. 

  • White / Category 1 Water 
  • Gray / Category 2 Water 
  • Black / Category 3 Water 

Step 3: Water Removal / Water Extraction

The water extraction step removes most of the water from your home or property. By performing a complete water extraction, they help reduce the drying time and help to prevent mold and other water damage. They use some powerful pumps and truck-mounted vacuum units to quickly remove all the water from your property. 

Move-Out / Pack-Out 

If your home requires extensive restoration or cleaning, CPR24 Restoration can conduct an organized, efficient move-out to protect your belongings from further damage. 

  • Move-Out Service 

Emergency Water Removal 

Our trained technicians will begin the water removal process immediately. Depending on the amount of water, they may use powerful pumps in addition to gain strength, wet/dry vacuums. This step helps to reduce drying time and helps to prevent mold and secondary water damage. 

  • Remove Excess Water 
  • Use Submersible Pumps and Industrial Wet/Dry Vacuums 

Inspect the Carpet Pad and Carpet 

Our technicians inspect the carpet and pad and determine if it should need to remove protect the subfloor. 

  • Inspect Carpet Pad and Remove If it is Needed 
  • Inspect Carpet and Remove If it is Needed 

Water Removal Equipment 

Moisture scourer, hygrometers, and other meters measure the extent of moisture saturation. 

  • Infrared cameras may be used to figure “hidden” water after walls and ceilings. 
  • Submersible and gas-powered pumps are trained for continuous pumping of high-level water. 
  • Truck-mounted and portable extraction units execute efficient water removal. 

Step 4: Cleaning and Sanitizing 

Your property’s walls, floors, and other surfaces will possibly need professional cleaning treatments. Expect cleaning your property’s structure, our techs will also clean your belongings, like furniture, upholstery, clothing, and other restorable personal items, damaged by the water. Flooding and water damage often invoke odor removal and deodorization treatments, since wet materials have an unpleasant odor. 

Contents Restoration 

Our techs specialize in convert contents damaged by fire, water, or mold. Their expertise and “restore” versus “replace” mentality can help you save money while preserving valued keepsakes, including photos and other personal items that can’t be replaced. 

  • Dry Cleaning 
  • Wet Cleaning 
  • Spray and Wipe 
  • Foam Cleaning 
  • Abrasive Cleaning 
  • Immersion Cleaning 

Odor Removal and Deodorization 

Our techs are used to identify and eliminate offensive odors with industrial air scrubbers and fogging equipment. This equipment can effectively handle serious and persistent odors that typical air fresheners and similar treatments can’t. 

  • Odor Removal and Deodorization 
  • Air Scrubbers and Fogging Equipment 

Sanitizing Treatments 

Depending on the scenario, they may use antimicrobial, antibacterial, or disinfectant treatments to clean your property. 

  • Antimicrobial and Antibacterial Treatments 
  • Sanitizing and Disinfectant Treatments 

Step 5: Restoration

Restoration, the final step, is the process of return your home or business to its pre-water damage condition. Restoration may include minor repairs, such as displace drywall and installing new carpet or may entail major repairs, such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business.