What leads to water damage?
Water damage can be caused in a variety of ways, including burst pipes, flooding, foundation leaks, appliance failures, sewer backups, and more.
What dangers are related to water damage?
Flooding can lead to mold and microbes, which can cause a number of health problems. In general, the longer moisture sits in your home, the more dangerous it becomes.
Is it safe to enter the house?
Be extra cautious of electrical damage. Wet materials can get heavy, so be aware and careful.
What should I do after water damage?
First and foremost, contact Legend Disaster Cleanup immediately. Use mopping and blotting to get rid of any excess water. After removing lamps and tabletop items, wipe excess water off wood furniture. Remove your cushions and upholstery, then prop them up somewhere dry. Once it’s verified safe, turn the air conditioning on during the summer to help maximize drying. Move art objects to a dry and safe place. Put wood blocks or aluminum foil between furniture legs and your carpet. Gather up any loose items from the floor. Finally, remove your rugs from wet carpeting.
How long does water cleanup take?
Full restoration may differ depending on the degree of damage and lead time of materials. It can range from a few days to a couple of weeks. Legend Disaster Cleanup will work with your insurance company to develop a reasonable timeline.
What kind of training should a water damage restoration company have?
As a Utah restoration company, we employ technicians trained by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). The IICRC offers several training courses on cleaning, restoration, and inspection.
If you have any further questions regarding water damage, contact us at 801-417-9766.