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Water Damage Roswell

Capital Restoration effectively tackles water damage in Roswell, Georgia, regardless of its source or severity. All our technicians are IICRC-certified and trained in fast water extraction and safe drying techniques.

If your home or business in Roswell GA has had a water damage event, act right away! Postponing the services you risk allowing a mold growth, which requires additional mitigation efforts. What’s more, soaking floor and furniture may soon become unrestorable.

If you have water damage in your home or business, call our emergency line as soon as possible.


Frozen Broken Pipes

One of the common causes of water damage in Roswell, Georgia, is bursting of frozen pipes. Although water expands as it freezes, not the ice but the pressure created between the closed faucet and the blockage inside the pipes makes them burst.

Some areas and locations have higher risks of frozen broken pipes. These are:

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  • Southern climates. In the Southern climates that rarely experience low temperatures, people rarely insulate water pipes or the areas around them. if freezing temperatures do struck, these pipes are less secured against the damage.  

  • Exterior walls. Pipes located along the exterior wall do not have proper insulation either. This makes them more prone to freezing and causing a water damage.

  • Attics and basements. Attics and basements may not receive enough heat allowing pipes to freeze. Water damage in the basement is especially dangerous, as hosts may not spot the damage for some time, thus postponing water restoration.  

Frost on a pipe, just a slight trickle of water when you open the faucet, or an odd odor coming from a faucet or drain are all signs of pipes’ freezing. Contact a plumber to thaw the pipe to avoid major mater damage.  

About one in 50 insured homes has a property damage claim caused by water damage or freezing each year.
— Insurance Information Institute

What Should You Do When a Water Damage Emergency Strikes?

When a water damage emergency strikes, it is important to have an action plan that will minimize the losses and help you return to the normal life as soon as possible. Here are the steps to take:

  1. Turn off electricity. Do not touch the sockets and appliances or contact water until the electricity is turned off to avoid electric shock.  

  2. Call a professional water restoration company. Most water damage events require professional mitigation, as slow or insufficient drying of materials will soon make the matters worse. Water restoration technicians will take all the steps that are necessary to restore your home of business to the pre-damage condition.

  3. Call your insurance provider. Consult with your insurance company or insurance provider on how to claim your losses. Water damage is covered by most homeowners insurance policies, so be sure to make a timely claim.

  4. Move light furniture and appliances away from water. If possible, more light furniture and appliances to the upper stores or unaffected areas. You may also try to rise them above the water level. This will prevent them from soaking and damage.     

  5. Watch out for hazards and act promptly. Water damage may pose substantial risk to you health. The most common hazards are the falling of the ceiling under the burden of water and getting infected by the contaminated black water (category three water damage). So do not enter contaminated flood or sewage water and leave the house if there is a risk of ceiling water damage.  

 

Water Professionals

Capital Restoration are professional and reliable water professionals that can quickly determine the cause and the extent of water damage, even in areas where it is hard to spot: in walls and under flooring. We have all the necessary equipment to extract large amounts of water and fully dry the surfaces and the contents. We work 24/7 to provide immediate emergency restoration services anywhere in Roswell GA.

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Roswell, Georgia

Roswell is Georgia’s eighth largest city that has got from a City Crime Rankings a number one ranking as one of the safest cities to live in the United States. The city owes its name to the Roswell King who established the city in 1830 while on the trip to northern Georgia. Visitors may enjoy Roswell’s rich historic district and comfy parks.