You may wonder on what water damage restoration is and when to look out for such services. Actually, Water damage Restoration Melbourne process is about repairing a personal property or a house to its previous condition from the damage. Water damage to your property could be due to a flood, an overflow of water or any other activity of water damage. The process of water damage restoration involves different vital procedures such as categorisation on the basis of water contamination levels, loss assessment, decontaminating and drying the structure, and monitoring of the process and completion of the process.
Loss Assessment and Categorization process:
The first and the most important step in water damage restoration is Loss assessment. The evaluation must be perfectly accurate so that a required response can be taken. We at total flood damage Melbourne make sure about every step involved in the process to provide you with a better and satisfactory solution with our effective services.
Detecting the main source of the water damage, documentation of damage, as well as accurate estimates, are compulsory in order to perform water damage restoration in a perfect way. By looking at the contamination levels of the water source, the categorisation is done in three (3) respective categories:
Category 1 – This includes sources for water damage like pipes, sinks and toilets without faeces or urine.
Category 2 – This includes contaminant sources for water damage like water from a dishwasher, washing machine or toilet with urine.
Category 3 – This includes sources for water damage that are highly unhygienic and are capable of causing illness or death with ingestions like, Sewage water, water from toilets with faeces, standing water with microbial growth and floodwater.
Decontamination and Drying process:
Once the loss assessment is done, the process of drying and decontaminating starts at the site and classified into four (4) types.
Class 1 Damage – When you identify a slow evaporation rate, it indicates that the loss is restricted to a small area, and less water has been absorbed by materials.
Class 2 Damage – When the damage is done to the entire area like, room or carpet area.
Class 3 Damage – When the entire area is drained or saturated with flood or water flow.
Class 4 Damage – When you locate deep saturation pockets. Decontamination and drying is a fundamental stage in Water damage restoration processes. For that, equipment like blowers, dehumidifiers, scrubbers and subfloor drying equipment is mainly used as a part of restoration and cleaning. If contamination has been detected in the area, decontamination needs to be performed. Decontamination can be performed for the entire space or room or in specific corners where contamination has been identified.
Monitoring and Completion:
The restoration process also requires monitoring, and our proactive team can achieve that from checking the condition of equipment to the assessment process.
You can always rely upon total flood damage whenever you need a service of Water damage Restoration Melbourne wide. We pride ourselves on providing 24/7 emergency services in Melbourne.