Q: What causes water damage?
A: Water damage can be caused by several factors, including leaking pipes, condensation, freezing, improper house cleaning and storage, floods from hurricanes, high humidity, and dryer exhaust.
Q: How quickly should I contact a water damage restoration company after experiencing water damage?
A: It’s essential to contact a professional restoration company like Dry Tech as soon as possible after experiencing water damage. The faster you act, the more likely we can minimize the damage and restore your property to its pre-damaged condition.
Q: What are your restoration fees?
A: Dry Tech’s fees can vary depending on the extent of the water damage restoration required. All quotes will include a detailed estimate for each service. In many cases, your homeowner’s insurance will cover our water restoration fees.
Q: How long does the restoration process take?
A: The restoration process can vary depending on the extent of the damage. We will provide you with an estimate of the timeline before starting the restoration process.
Q: Is living in the home or business safe after water damage?
A: Living or entering a water-damaged home is only advisable once all moisture has been removed. After water damage, you should contact a professional restoration company for assistance.
Dry Tech will ensure that your property is entirely safe and free from harmful bacteria and begin restoration. After the restoration process is complete, we’ll provide additional recommendations and tips for preventing future occurrences of the same problem.
Q: Can I clean up the water damage myself?
A: While cleaning up water damage yourself is possible, it is never a good idea. The restoration process is delicate and requires the specialized training and equipment only professional restoration companies can offer.
Q: What should I do if I notice mold growth?
A: Mold growth occurs when water remains in an enclosed space for an extended period. At Dry Tech, we have the specialized tools and knowledge necessary to eliminate mold effectively.
Q: Will my insurance cover the cost of water damage restoration services?
A: Standard homeowner’s insurance policies cover most water damage restoration services. However, reviewing your policy and speaking with your insurance provider to confirm coverage is essential.
Q: How do I prevent water damage?
A: Do a regular check of your floors and basement for any signs of leaks like moisture, peeling paint, moldy odor, and stains on the ceilings. Ensure to run the dishwasher, clothes washer, and water heater only when fully loaded.
Q: How do I choose a water damage restoration company?
A: We’re glad you asked! Before hiring a water damage restoration company, choosing one with a positive and professional working relationship is important. At Dry Tech, we’re committed to providing excellent customer service and working with you to minimize your expenses.