Professional Water Damage Restoration
Our team of water damage technicians at First Response are all IICRC Certified and have handled some of the toughest water damage cases in Lexington, South Carolina. Our technicians will restore your home or business with the utmost care and precision to ensure the risk of future damages is eliminated. We have been remediating water damages for years and are restoration industry leaders, thus making us the best restoration company in Lexington, South Carolina. Due to our wide range of experience, we have perfected the water damage restoration plan and have condensed it down to 5 steps that can easily be customized based on each case.
After receiving your emergency water damage call, we will send a team to your Lexington property immediately. Once the team of IICRC certified water damage technicians arrives, they will conduct an initial walkthrough of the property to identify all of the damages and get an idea of what specific procedures will need to be conducted to successfully restore the property. Once the initial walkthrough is complete, the team will outline the water damage restoration plan and explicitly explain how the water damages will be remediated and will give an estimated timeline.
Once the team has outline and specified all specific treatments that need to be utilized in the case they will quickly begin extracting the water from the affected area. This will be completed with the use of specialized pumps and vacuums. If the water is located under hardwood floors or carpet, this step may take longer to complete. The team will also remove items that have been severely damaged beyond repairs, like drywall or insulation.
The water damage technicians will begin the drying process once all water has been extracted from the affected areas. Drying the area is one of the most important steps in the water damage restoration process because it significantly reduces the risk of future damages occurring to your Lexington property. To dry the affect areas, our team will use industrial fans and dehumidifiers to circulate air in and around the area. This step may take days or weeks, depending on the severity of the damages. However, we will work diligently to restore your home back to its original state and bring some normalcy back into your life.
After the area is completely dry, our team will clean and fully sanitize the affected and surrounding areas. Based on the type of water that caused the damages in your Lexington home or business will dictate the methods used to clean and sanitize. For example, is the water loss included black water, we will use extra precautions and sanitation methods to ensure all bacteria and other microorganisms are removed from the property.
Once your Lexington, South Carolina property is dry and cleaned, our team will begin to restore your home or business back to its original state prior to the water damages. This process typically includes replacing any drywall or insulation that has been removed because of damages. However, this step may also involve restoring entire rooms and flooring.
When your Lexington, South Carolina home is fully restored after the water damages, our team will provide you with all of the proper documentation of our services, and will explicitly explain the methods used to restore your property. If needed, we will also work with your insurance company to help make the water damage process easier and as seamless as possible.