Do You Need Emergency Restoration Service For Sewage, Flood or Water Damage In Boise, ID?
When water flows into a home or building, it can cause a stunning amount of damage very fast to your Boise, ID home. Even minor leaks, like those from an appliance hose or a small broken pipe, can lead to rot and mold growth over time. The water damage restoration services provided by Action 1 Restoration of Boise can ensure that a leak or flood is contained quickly and efficiently and that damage is repaired quickly and professionally.
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The Action 1 Restoration company in Boise is available for both commercial and residential disaster cleanups. One call starts the process with our local team in Boise. Below are are some of the reasons to choose A1R of Boise.
- On Site Promptly (Usually 60 minute response time)
- Direct Insurance Billing
- Free Estimates
- 24 Hour Fast Response
- Cleanup Services
- Disinfection Services
- Fully Licensed And Insured Professionals
Emergency Water Damage Repair & Restoration
While flooding is an obvious issue which can’t be ignored, everyday leaks can actually be more problematic. You will usually notice a large broken pipe quickly (and you should deal with it quickly), but a small leak in a pipe that’s hidden behind a wall can drip for years until the damage finally becomes apparent. Sometimes when a wall is opened it reveals a field of mold, mildew and rot which also leads to airborne bacteria – the reasons your family has been sick so frequently.
Mold is actually a catch-all phrase for a variety of fungi. Certain fungi found in mold will merely make you sneeze, but other fungi can cause asthma, or even weaken your immune system leading to serious health issues. For those who already have compromised immune systems, exposure to mold can even lead to death. There is scientific conjecture, for instance, that actress Brittany Murphy died from pneumonia caused by exposure to mold growth in her home.
If you or others in your home or building have any of the following symptoms, you may have a water leak which is causing mold to proliferate:
- Frequent runny nose and sinus congestion
- Itchy, watery eyes which feel better when out of the structure
- Coughing and throat irritation
- Frequent sneezing sessions
- Breathing problems with wheezing
Water damage of any type must be dealt with quickly. If water had the ability to carve the Grand Canyon, imagine what it can do to a building. Don’t delay. If you suspect there is a water leak somewhere in your home or building, contact us to arrange for testing.
Flood Damage Restoration & Cleanup
Flash floods are a way of life in Boise. This is because our sun-baked ground is so hard that it can only absorb a limited amount of water when rain does come. Normally rainy locations like Seattle can handle several inches of rain over a day or two without major problems, but an inch of rain in Boise often causes serious flooding. Massive floods with only 3.74 inches of rain – can fill nearly 100,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools. That is a tremendous amount of water by anyone’s standards, and it can cause a massive amount of damage in a short period of time.
If you suffer from flood damage, it is critical that you don’t just wait for the water to fully recede. The severity of water damage to a structure is determined primarily by how long the water is allowed to sit. The longer you wait to take action, more and more water will seep into the wood framing and flooring of a structure. That will cause serious warping, mold infestation and could potentially damage the structural integrity of the building. Hours can make a difference, which is why Action 1 Restoration of Boise offers 24-hour emergency flood damage service.
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Sewage Cleanup Services
Sewage cleanup and restoration in Boise is typically a much larger project than a normal water damage problem and there are extra precautions, equipment and procedures that need to be followed for sewer damage. A broken sewage pipe or backed-up sewer system is the stuff of nightmares; the damage and mess is horrendous, and the smell is even worse. If sewage gets into your home or building, it can cause a number of practical problems as well as severe health risks.
You should never try to clean up sewage on your own. Sewage is a toxic mixture of urine, fecal matter, viruses, bacteria and other materials which are extremely risky to your health. For example, e. coli is commonly found in sewage water and should only be dealt with by trained professionals wearing appropriate safety clothing. This threat is not something to take lightly. Cleaning up sewage when you have a cut on your arm, for instance, is an invitation to a week-long hospital stay while doctors flood your system with antibiotics.
From a practical perspective, sewage cleanup requires an initial investigation into the cause of the problem, followed by full repairs. You certainly do not want to deal with a second sewage spill. Fortunately, a broken sewage pipe is easy for us to identify and fix. If the problem is less obvious, we will employ a variety of techniques and equipment to identify and fix the problem.
Next comes sewage cleanup, which can only be described as a nasty job. Depending on volume, we may use pumps and industrial wet vacuums to start the job, and the remaining bits of sewage will be removed by hand. The area must then be treated with disinfectants to eliminate the residual fungi, bacteria and viruses. It is a lengthy process which must be done by experts in protective gear to avoid infection or contamination.
Cost of Water Damage in Boise, ID
The cost of water damage in Boise Idaho may differ depending on different aspects such as the amount of the destruction, size of your property, price of repairs or replacement, amount of water that needs to be removed and if there is mold damage present. These are just a few aspects of the many which could impact the cost of a water damage repair project. Keep a list of damaged items for each and every room. Be certain absolutely nothing is ignored, because you might not be able to make any additions. You are going to want to list all damaged property and capture all the particulars like:
- How its damaged
- When you purchased it
- How much you paid for the items(s)
- The serial number
These items should be itemized and sent to your insurance company with your claim paperwork. You ought to attach photographs and receipts if you have them of all damaged items.
To get an idea on how our local experts offer an estimation, you must understand about a few criteria that determines the quote. First of all, you need to recognize that the majority of water damage is related to freezing or burst water pipes. One factor is the height of the water level or the quantity of water which needs to be extracted. The one thing you’ll want to remember is that water can cause substantial damage not only to the roof and basement, but also to your ceilings, furniture, appliances, carpets, cabinets and walls. With a little crack in a pipe inside your residence, it can release over a hundred gallons of water inside twenty four hours. Imagine a water line bursting when you’re not home, it may very well be 100s of gallons within several hours. The larger volume of water that needs to be removed and dried out, will impact the cost of the estimate.
Commercial & Residential Estimates
At Action 1 Restoration of Boise, we specialize in the restoration of every type of water, flood and sewer damage to commercial and residential properties. When you have a water problem you can’t wait to call in professionals, so we offer 24 hour service, seven days a week. Reach us anytime at 877.246.8788 for immediate, expert assistance. In many cases water damage and water extraction is going to be an insurance claim through your homeowners insurance, but we do provide free estimates. With a free estimate, we have to be present on the property to see the full extent of the damage and the amount of water in order to provide you a full estimate.