Water Damage Cleanup Tips and Restoration Techniques!

Tips on Water Damage Restoration and Cleanup Techniques!

Water can seriously damage your house and expensive furniture if not taken care of immediately. Water damage usually occurs due to frozen and burst pipes and if you have been in such a situation, it may have definitely leaving you thinking about what should be done next? Water damage restoration is not an easy task and it should only be left for professional restoration companies such as GTA Restoration. With an experience of more than 19 years, GTA Restoration is fully capable of restoring your house to its original state after water damage and even guides you step-by-step to claim home insurance.

However, before the GTA Restoration team shows up at your doorstep, there are some important steps you can take to minimize the damage.

Shutting down the main water supply is Allaways a proper thing to do!

The first step to take once you notice the water damage is to shut down the home’s main water supply. If you don’t know how to shut it down, call GTA Restoration’s helpline and an emergency plumber will provide you with assistance.

Disconnect any electrical appliances in possible asap!

Water can severely damage your
electrical appliances and it is best to remove all the electrical items. If the
water level rises too much, it is recommended that you cut the main power
supply for safety. It is also important to remove any carpets or rugs which may
have been damaged.

Remove the water fast it's the answer!

Once you have moved the appliances and
shut down the power supply, it is crucial to remove any standing water. You can
use regular sized buckets to remove the water and drain it outside the house
while mops and towels can be used to soak up the remaining water.

Drying your property asap!

After getting rid of any standing water, it is time to dry the remaining residue. You can turn on the electricity supply and then switch on the fans to allow air circulation. You can also use a dehumidifier for faster results.

By the time you have taken the above steps, the GTA Restoration time would have arrived at your house. The highly trained professionals will fully inspect your house first and then take the necessary steps to make sure your house just as new as before. Give us a call today at 416-400-9638 and expect immediate help on several restoration services ranging from water damage, flood, mold removal, sewage cleanup to home improvement and renovation.


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