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First Response – 100% Customer Service

We work for you, not the insurance company.  It’s absolutely imperative that we make you happy.  We go to great lengths to communicate with you and provide quality service to make sure that you’re happy you chose us.

If you’ve ever been bitten by a bad experience with a company, you know how awful the situation can become. At First Response, everything we do is designed to prevent these nightmares. We’re not in the disaster business, we’re in the smile creation business. If you’ve been there, you know what we mean… – Robert Pulliam, Owner


24/7 Water & Fire Response 803-750-5538

Water Damage Columbia, SC

First Response performs water damage cleanup services in Columbia SC for residential homes and commercial facilities. We have the core attributes that you are looking for and need from a restoration company. When your home or business is affected by a disaster like fire damage, water damage, flood damage,  smoke damage, or mold damage, it is always a difficult time and not easy to clean up and repair. At First Response, we understand the emotional toll a loss takes on you, and we work hard to make the disaster restoration process as simple and reassuring as possible.

  • Fast Response
  • Fast Drying
  • Certified Technicians
  • Full Service
  • Work With Your Insurance

Commercial Water Damage

First Response is the leader in commercial restoration services. We have the experience, expertise, and equipment to handle any size commercial water damage, fire damage, and mold damage.

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Service Area

  • Ballentine
  • Camden
  • Cayce
  • Chapin
  • Columbia
  • Dutch Fork
  • Elgin
  • Five Points
  • Forest Acres
  • Fort Jackson
  • Irmo
  • Lake Murray
  • Lexington
  • Newberry
  • Northeast Columbia
  • Orangeburg
  • St. Matthews
  • West Columbia

Restoration Services Columbia

First Response has been a local partner and community member to Columbia for the past 20 years. We have been completing water damage and extraction, fire damage, mold removal, sewage damage and contents cleaning services for all homeowners and business property managers. If you need someone to trust in your home, Trust First Response. We have the fastest response time in Columbia guaranteed! Call us 24/7, and we will be on site faster than anyone else. We will extract the water, dry your property quick and get back into your home.


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Water Damage Ceiling

January 16, 2019by Jeff Carrier

Spots, drips, mildew, or bulging drywall on the ceiling are some of the common signs of a water damaged ceiling. It is essential to address this need for water damage repair as soon as possible so that it does not…

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How To Prepare For Tornado Damage

May 22, 2018by Jeff Carrier

  While tornados are more common in the Plains states, South Carolina has its fair share of tornadic activity also. We remember tornado drills from school, but are you prepared to protect your family and your home from a tornado?…

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What To Do When You Have Smoke Damage

May 22, 2018by Jeff Carrier

While fire and water damage are catastrophic and life-threatening, smoke can still cause significant damage to property as well as affect your respiratory system. Keep reading for some tips on detecting and repairing the smoke damage. How Does Smoke Damage…

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