Water damage can be a very devastating event that can occur in one’s house not forgetting how stressful it usually gets. This is because water tends to carry a lot of hidden dangers that you are likely not to see. The trickiest thing about these water damages is that you may not even have an idea that they are happening which is what may worsen the situation. In case your house has a slow leak in a pipe that has been installed behind the wall or in the case that you have a kind of gap in a window that you do not really make use of regularly, then chances are high that water may be accumulating without your knowledge. If this type of scenario is left unattended, then chances are high that there is going to be very serious structural problems not forgetting the mold infestation that you are very likely going to suffer from. At Thousand Oaks, we understand what water damage is all about. We know the seriousness that the water damages that are going to be mentioned below need. Due to this, you should be sure that when you give our company a call, we are going to be able to respond to your water damage problem quickly.
In some, you may have noticed that you either have an overflowing toilet or a pipe that has burst. No matter the type of water damage that you are likely to be faced with, it is still important for you to get to understand the various types of water damages that are there so that you can be able to deal with the situation in a much better way. When you give Thousand Oaks a call, you should be sure that we are going to be at your house or property to help you out with the problem that you are facing in the shortest time possible. We are also able to offer emergency services to our customers. With this service, you can give us a call at any particular time of the day and still be sure that our team of experts is going to be there to help you out with the water damage situation before things start getting out of hand.
Whenever you are faced with a water damage problem, it is advisable that you immediately contact a water damage restoration service company like ours so that you can be sure that your company is going to be restored in the right way by our highly qualified team of experts. Some of the various types of water damages that you are likely to experience include the following:
The water that is usually encroached upon your home pipes is considered to be clean water. In the case that an appliance in your home malfunctions or pipe bursts, or in the case whereby there is a leak on your roof and rainwater is allowed to enter into your home, in many cases this kind of water is going to be said to be ‘clean’. The best part about dealing with this kind of water is that it is the easiest type to deal with. This is mainly because the microbes that are living in the water are not too many. However, you should keep in mind that clean water may bring about serious problems in the case where the water is leaking or coming from is not a place that has properly dried or clean. If this is the case, then the chances of fungus and mold growing are very high. In case this kind of water has been standing in your home or property for a period more than 24hours, then it is highly advisable that you call our professional team at Thousand Oaks so that we can be able to come and sort out the problem for you. In this kind of scenario, we also have the right tools and equipment to ensure that the water is going to be cleaned out in a professional way ensuring that your home or property is a healthy place again. This kind of service is also very important especially when it comes to areas whereby there was a drywall or a carpet which are some of the things in the house that get easily affected when such a type of water damage takes place.
This is the type of water that is considered to be slightly contaminated either because of neglect or the source of the water. You can take clean water as an example which may end up turning gray is it is left untreated for a very long time. When your washing machine or your toilet overflows, then you may end up what is said to be gray water because of where the water is coming from. Any time that has been used in any way is considered to be contaminated simply because it may be containing microbes in it. If you experience something like this, it is highly advisable that you call Thousand Oaks as soon as possible! If you are thinking of starting up with the drying and cleaning process before our company arrives, then it is advisable that you make sure that you are wearing gloves. The main reason as to why this is the case is so that you can be able to protect your skin from touching the water which may bring about different kinds of infection due to the microbes that may be present in the water. Even though you may be thinking of doing this, it is advisable that you let our team of experts come and do the work for you. This is because, at Thousand Oaks, we make use of the best technology and equipment to ensure that our restoration services are of the highest quality.
This type of water is considered to be the most dangerous and hazardous type of the ones that have been mentioned below. Blackwater tends to occur as a result of either sewage damage or natural disasters taking place. This black water can include a number of toxic materials like chemicals, microbes, bacterial diseases, pesticides and much more. In case your home or property is faced with this type of water damage, then it is important for you to make sure that you are able to inform a qualified company like Thousand Oaks to come and look at the problem for you. It is advisable that you give us a call before you think of starting to do the entire disinfecting process on your own since you may end up worsening the situation and causing serious harm to your overall health. Our qualified team of experts at Thousand Oaks make use of the right kind of equipment and also follow all the set-out safety precaution guidelines so as to ensure that the restoration process in your home is going to be a safe, quick and thorough process. If you do not deal with the black water problem immediately then you may not only be putting yourself at risk but your entire family as well. Other people who may be living in your property or home may also be put at serious risk.
An important note for you to keep in mind is that the black or gray water may not necessarily be the watercolor that you may see in your home. It is important for you to understand that this is only a way in which the level of contamination can be described easily. In the scenario that you experience a flood which may be as a result of rain, the water may look clean in your eyes. However, if there is any ground water that has been backed up by the water pipe system that is in your home, then chances are high that there are microbes which are usually invisible lurking in your water. Due to this reason, it is highly recommended that you allow a restoration service company like Thousand Oaks to come and fully assess and inspect your home so that if there is any kind of water damage that may be in your home, it gets to be fixed before the situation becomes even worse. It is important for you to ensure that you are always safe from this kind of damages. If they are left ignored, then you are putting the entire structure of your house as well as the health of your entire family at serious health risk.
There are those types of water damages that could either be a one-off situation or they could simply be seasonal. However, the most common types of water damages that many people tend to experience are usually as a result of a blockage in the storm water drains. This kind of blockage could either lead to ice formation which may end up breaking the exterior pipes and backup into the sewer. Hiring Thousand Oaks to come and look at the situation in your home will end up saving you from a lot of problems later on.