Whenever you need expert water damage restoration or fire damage restoration in Rowland Heights, California we’re ready to answer your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Whether it’s a bathtub overflow or flash flood damage you need professional restoration services to prevent mold as well as the destruction that can continue to progress for weeks and yet still remain hidden. Similarly, with fire damage, soot and smoke can lead to permanent staining and discoloration in just a few hours and smoke odors can no longer be removed after several days. Our cleaning, restoration, and repair services have all that covered, including water damage repair and fire damage repair along with mold removal, sewage removal, and smoke and odor removal by certified professionals.
In business since 1974 and known as Better Floors & Restorations for 35 of those years our company is a family owned and operated, licensed and insured California general contractor with certified restoration technicians and inspectors. We’re a single one-stop company for all water and fire damage restoration needs, including mold remediation, sewage removal, and smoke removal. We maintain our own inventory of the latest in special equipment and supplies for immediate response, and as part of the DKI (Disaster Kleenup International) we have access to their huge arsenal of cutting-edge technology, personnel, and experience.
Water Damage Restoration Rowland Heights
Water quickly makes its way through the flooring. Anything more than a few gallons will soon be soaking into the wood and wicking up drywall, ready to cause mold and physical harm in as little as a day (http://www.iicrc.org/consumers/care/water-damage/). Without specialist services it can linger there for several weeks in Rowland Height’s climate, causing more destruction along the way. The key is to remove all liquid and excess moisture as quickly as possible. After any necessary pump out our certified water damage restoration, technicians go to work with our high-performance water extraction vacuums to remove surface wetness from ceilings, floors, and walls. They will then set up commercial dehumidifiers and turbo dryers to remove every last bit of excess moisture, completing structural dry out in just a couple of days. Our crews can then take care of water damage repairs. Our technicians will also take care cleaning, drying, and storage for your business and personal property such as carpet and upholstered furniture, appliances, and electronics.
With storm damage, we’ll also take care of flood cleanup such as debris removal. Water that’s been in contact with the ground or been around more than 24 hours is likely to harbor germs and other disease organisms, so we’ll be especially thorough with disinfection and cleaning, following all IICRC guidelines for flood damage restoration.
A sewage backup and anything that’s been contaminated is clearly highly unsanitary. Following IICRC guidelines our certified microbial technicians will establish containment and isolation then assure proper sewage cleanup, decontamination, disinfection, and encapsulation. And we’ll look after everyone’s health and safety after sewage extraction by following regulations covering Rowland Heights for the proper transportation and disposal of wastes.
Due to potentially very serious health risks as well as the ease with which spores spread, the EPA strongly recommends licensed mold removal specialists for all but the smallest of problems. After inspection and testing (not all toxic molds are black, and not all black molds are toxic), our IAQ certified mold remediation technicians begin by isolating the affected areas and setting up micropore HEPA air filters and negative-pressure exhaust. They will then complete actual mold and spore removal using industry best practices such as wipe downs, HEPA vacuuming, and cryo-cleaning (dry-ice blasting). Our services include additional decontamination such as air duct cleaning, applying mildicide, and neutralizing musty odors.
Even small roof, window, and plumbing leaks slowly but surely lead to water damage and often hidden mold. We can send out a leak detection expert with years of experience as well as the latest electronic meters to quickly track down the source without making any holes in the process.
Fire Damage Repair
Proper fire damage restoration requires a broad range of experience and expertise (http://www.iicrc.org/consumers/care/fire-smoke-restoration/). So it’s no surprise if you’re feeling overwhelmed and discouraged looking over the scene of your Rowland Heights catastrophe. But our crews and technicians can handle it all, often recovering belongings that homeowners or business owners thought were beyond hope. Our team begins with a thorough assessment and any needed structural reinforcing, board ups, and tarp overs to secure the building and its contents. They will then take care of debris removal, cleaning and disinfection, repairs, and reconstruction. It’s usually necessary to also include water damage restoration and repairs as well as a result of firefighting, and in some cases mold remediation as well.
Spreading widely and into just about every location imaginable, smoke damage often exceeds direct fire damage. Smoke contains staining, odor-causing, toxic, and corrosive compounds that begin damaging possessions almost immediately. If allowed to remain for more than a day or so those compounds penetrate into porous materials so deeply that they can no longer be removed. That’s where those fire odors that linger for years come from.
Our smoke removal specialists set up air scrubbers to prevent additional contamination, and move furniture and other building contents out of harm’s way. Our specialists know the best cleansers for each combination of smoke and material affected. They’ll also use dry ice blasters to efficiently and thoroughly remove smoke, soot, and char from building surfaces.
Fires and Floods in Rowland Heights, California
Besides man-made causes, the unincorporated community of Rowland Heights has seen more than the average share of nature’s flooding and fires. As counted by usa.com the years 1950 through 2010 saw 66 wildfires, 199 episodes of high winds, and 203 significant floods within 50 miles of Rowland Heights. Served by Los Angeles County, you can find local safety tips at https://www.fire.lacounty.gov/safety-messages.