If your home or business sustains water damage, whether it be a small patch or the entire roof and ceiling, you need to have it evaluated and repaired as soon as possible. Water damage to a ceiling can become a breeding ground for mold and mildew that may become a health hazard and can spread causing more damage. Ceilings with water damage can also be compromised in strength and can affect the integrity of the structure. You need to address the water damage with remediation right away. If the damage is very light or small, you can take steps to fix it yourself.
If you have no experience with cleaning and patching or if the damage is extensive, a professional water damage restoration company should be contacted. If your damage can be covered by insurance, many insurance companies will require the damage to be repaired by a professional company as well.
How Ceiling Water Damage Can Occur And Water Damage Remediation Techniques
First of all, the water damage can come from many different sources. It could be from a leaky roof, or from broken pipes or water overflow from a second floor leaking through the ceiling to the first floor,or perhaps floodwater or a leaking hose coming through a basement ceiling. The important thing is to stop water from flowing. Address the broken pipes or hoses.
Next, all wet material should be removed if possible, such as plaster, lathe, and drywall. Then the beams should be allowed to dry thoroughly. Only then can the ceiling be replaced with new material. Water damage remediation can take from a few hours for a small spot of damage to several days for larger areas of damage. If a roof must be repaired it could take longer. Sometimes flooring between home levels must also be replaced. This is why water damage restoration Stone Oak is best left to a professional company that has all of the tools and materials on hand. Our professional team can handle any type of water damage to your ceiling to restore it back to the way it was as if the damage never happened.
Remediation Of Water Damage In Stone Oak
If you have had water damage to your home or business ceilings, please do not hesitate to give us a call at (210) 664-0770 for answers to any questions you may have, or to get a free quote. If you want, you can also use our online form here. We are available 24 hours a day for emergencies, and we can work with your insurance. We are a family owned and operated company and ready to get your home or business restored and remediated as soon as possible.