The Importance of Hiring a Professional Water Damage Restoration Specialist

November 10th, 2017

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Life certainly has its unknown twists and turns. One minute everything is going fine, then disaster strikes. Out of the blue you can fall victim to natural flooding, pipe leakages, toilets overflowing, washing machines breaking down, sump pump failures and other things which can destroy the interior of your home, and even have an impact upon your home's structural integrity. 

If left untreated, water damage problems can exacerbate. With major flooding, for instance, some homeowners attempt the cleanup on their own, which can pose serious health risks, both during cleanup and for the duration of time that you live in the damaged home. Sometimes the act of saving a few dollars when the disaster strikes can lead to extensive costs down the line that could have been easily avoided. 

Furthermore, there's a lot to know where professional water damage restoration cleanup is concerned. 

For proper home restoration, it's important to begin almost immediately. This is due to mold, mildew, bacteria and fungus which starts to grow within 24 hours of a flooding event. Soggy walls and baseboards, squishy carpets, and damaged floors are breeding grounds for all of these things. 

A restoration specialist will inspect your property and determine just what the damage is, and how best to remediate and restore your home. Commonly, wood rot and erosion can be taking place in parts of your house you wouldn't think to look for damage. Anything left untreated can lead to secondary damage, such as structural rot and more, which may not become apparent for months or even years. 

For flood restoration in Vancouver and other water-related damage, it's best to call in the experts. They have the expertise to know how to fix your water problem, and the tools and knowledge to ensure you live in a healthy home, free of post-disaster damage or risk. 


For Plumbing, Restoration Services, leak detection, or repairs in the Greater Vancouver area, contact 604 Fix Leak. Our technicians are close by and ready to help.