In most cases, losses caused by water damage is usually covered if it is unexpected, accidental or sudden. Insurance may not cover the source of the water, but will usually cover ongoing damage and fixes/repairs to make your home or business home again.
We provide water and flood cleanup, mold remediation and fire and smoke removal to all areas and neighborhoods in San Diego county. Take a look at the areas we service.
Leaking dishwasherOverflowing washing machinesWater system blockagesClogged toiletsKitchen and bathroom drainLeaky roofsPlumbing leaksRefrigerators Read more about the causes of water damage in a home or business.
Water damage restoration is the remediation process of losses caused by water damage, flooding and various types of water intrusion that may cause destruction to a home or business. Read more about water damage restoration.
In the event of a confirmed infestation, your mold remediation expert will devise a plan to remove the mold and ensure that it doesn’t return. The plan may include removal of material that’s contaminated with mold, encapsulation, the use or antifungal disinfectants and other measures.
Don’t attempt to clean or mitigate the affected area. You can unknowingly spread mold spores to other parts of the structure, worsening the infestation. Contact a trained mold remediation specialist who will conduct a visual inspection and other tests to assess the problem. When the extent of the infestation is assessed, your mold remediation specialist will recommend
Absolutely. The Centers for Disease Control and other health agencies warn mold spores can cause serious health risks for people with breathing problems. And certain types of mold, including black mold (stachybotrys chartarum) can cause serious health problems, even in healthy people. Learn more in our mold blog post.
Find the source of the water and stop it, if possible. Turn off the main circuit breakers to the structure. Do not operate electrical equipment in wet areas. If safe, remove furnishings from wet carpet to avoid staining. If safe, remove breakable items and items that are susceptible to water damage. If safe, remove or
Electrical hazardsGas leaksChemical and biological contaminants in flood water and its residuePotentially toxic concentrations of mold and its sporesStructural weakening in saturated building materialsDangerous wild animals washed into structures during flooding
Time is of utmost importance. Call Abbotts immediately so we can get to your property and start the process of removing the water and restoring it right away. Act fast to minimize the damage to your property and prevent associated problems, such as mold infestation.