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Flooding at Your Business: When To Call a Restoration Company

8/20/2020 (Permalink)

Entrance of a building flooded Flooded entrance of a Henderson, CO building

When To Call a Restoration Company

Flooding at your Henderson, CO, business can come from many sources and cause widespread damage throughout the building. While you may be able to clean up smaller water incidents with a mop and a wet/dry vacuum, from pipe burst cleanup jobs to sewer flooding, there are certain types of incidents that require the assistance of a flood damage and restoration service.

Sewer Backups
Sewer floods can cause black water to enter your building, resulting in what is known as a Category 3 flood. This type of floodwater can contain a variety of toxins, including:

  • Solid waste
  • Sewer Chemicals
  • Contaminated mud and silt

Only a sewer cleanup company has the tools and know-how to remove black water from your business, remove damaged building materials and replace them to ensure a lower risk of secondary flood damage occurring.

Widespread Flooding
A broken pipe can cause serious flooding at your business, especially if the break happens over a weekend or holiday. When this happens, a pipe burst cleanup job may be too big for you to handle on your own. A water damage and restoration service can help ensure that wet items are salvaged and dried properly and that you are given restoration options that might help you reopen your business sooner.

Mold Growth
When indoor flooding occurs, the humidity caused by standing water could encourage rapid mold growth. Mold thrives in moist conditions and can grow inside interior walls, under carpeting and on drywall. Water damage and restoration company technicians can target and eradicate mold after a flood, as well as replace affected building materials and deodorize your building so no lingering moldy smell remains.
When floodwaters invade your Henderson, CO, business, the aftermath can feel overwhelming. Whether you face a pipe burst cleanup or a sewer problem that caused your toilets to overflow, calling in a water damage and restoration service can help safeguard your greatest investment.

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