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Water damage can be caused by a burst pipe, a backed-up drain, a leaking roof, or a natural disaster such as a mudslide or flooding. In whatever way it occurs, water can cause untold damage to your property and requires immediate action.

Time is of the essence in water damage situations. The first 48 hours are crucial to stop the damage from spreading. At Quality Environmental, Inc., we respond quickly to provide emergency water damage removal in Los Angeles.

Causes of Water Damage

Water damage to a home or commercial building can occur in any number of ways, including:

  • Plumbing leaks
  • Leaking water heaters and appliances
  • Sewage backups
  • Overflowing toilets, bathtubs, and sinks
  • Flooding from firefighting
  • Mudslides
  • Flooding and storm damage
  • Heavy rainfall

How Serious is Water Damage?

The harmful effects of water damage may go far beyond what meets the eye. Water can break down carpeting and wood flooring. If it is left standing for too long, mold will begin to flourish and spread on wood framing.

Mold can break down fibers further and cause wood to rot, compromising the structural integrity of a building. It can also cause health problems for occupants of the building in the future. Water damage can cause rusting and weakening of foundational metal structures, leading to further structural damage.

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Microscopic mold spores exist nearly everywhere, indoors and out. For this reason, it would be impossible to remove all mold from a home or building. Mold remediation focuses on making a building or home safe from the presence of toxic mold.

Categories of Standing Water

Standing water can be dangerous. It is important to have it professionally removed as soon as possible after flooding occurs. There are 3 categories of standing water:

1st Category

A rare and aggressive from of lung cancer, the sole cause of which is exposure to asbestos

2nd Category

Contaminated water (from a backed-up drain, for example) may contain organic materials or chemicals that pose a serious health risk.

3rd Category

Damage caused by grossly contaminated water is the most dangerous category. This is water that carries harmful bacteria, pesticides, metals, or other hazardous materials. Category 3 water damage requires immediate attention and should only be handled by a certified professional.

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Water Extraction

The water extraction step of the water damage restoration process removes most of the water from your home or commercial building. Our team performs thorough water extraction using powerful pumps to reduce drying time and help prevent secondary damage and mold.

What Is Involved in the Water Damage Restoration Process?

No two situations are exactly alike. At Quality Environmental, Inc. in Los Angeles, we custom-tailor a water damage restoration plan for each individual client.

The first step is a full assessment to determine the type and extent of water damage to your property. Some of the damage may not be immediately visible; however, we highly recommend a 3rd party certified environmental consultant to perform environmental testing with the technology, and equipment to uncover hidden damage.

We will determine what needs to be repaired or replaced and help you process a claim with your insurance company. We will also help you pack up and remove your belongings for safekeeping during the water removal and restoration process.

Once the water has been removed and the damaged areas have been cleaned, our professional team will work quickly and efficiently so you can return to working productively in your place of business or living comfortably in your home as soon as possible.

Trusted Environmental Professionals for Water Damage Restoration

Quality Environmental, Inc. has been in business and expanding for more than 13 years. We are a family owned and operated business that specializes in neutralizing environmental hazards, including fire, lead, asbestos, water damage, and mold.

Our team of environmental professionals has more than 50 years of combined experience in the industry. While the safety and quality of our service is our top priority, we take it one step further to implement safety protocols to help our clients avoid hazards in the future. If your commercial building or home has been damaged by water, we can provide high-quality, professional water damage repair in Los Angeles.

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