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Water Damage Restoration Decatur GA

Water damage is tough to restore and it is frustrating to reverse all the detrimental effects. But there are professionals with the proper equipment to detect all damage and moisture problems, and the knowledge to return your household back to near perfect condition. Check the listings below for more information.

Sharian, Inc.
(404) 373-2274
368 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Decatur, GA
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Belfor - Tucker
(770) 939-0128
2300 Fourth Street
Tucker, GA
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Atlantic Restoration Services
(404) 352-9000
P.O. Box 19933
Atlanta, GA
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Disaster Services, Inc. - HQ
(770) 446-5300
3030 Amwiler Rd.
Atlanta, GA
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FireStar, Inc.
(770) 368-1000
6815 Crescent Dr.
Norcross, GA
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Belfor - Atlanta
(770) 939-0128
2300 Fourth St.
Tucker, GA
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Paul Davis of Gwinnett, Cobb & Cherokee
(770) 985-1727
1959 Parker Court, Suite E
Stone Mountain, GA
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Rolyn Companies, Inc. - Atlanta
(678) 291-0552
1756 Wilwat Drive, Suite F
Norcross , GA
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Parker Young Construction, Inc.
(770) 368-1000
6815 Crescent Dr.
Norcross, GA
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Electronic Cleaning & Restoration
(678) 413-0144
2203 Old Covington Hwy., SW
Conyers, GA
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Water Damage Renovations

Water Damage Renovations

home remodeling articles and tips

by John Candalino

Few things are as upsetting to home owners as water damage restoration jobs; who would think that an innocent leak unnoticed for a few hours could result is so much damage? It happens more often than you’d think - a bad windstorm may loosen or remove shingles from your roof, extreme cold temperatures in the winter could burst your water pipes or a minor clog could become serious while you’re away for the weekend.

Even small amounts of water can add up to large amounts of corruption over time, so early detection is crucial. Water always flows downward, so a bad enough leak from the roof can eventually lead all the way to the basement and damage floors, ceilings and walls the whole way down. Not only will the moisture affect the structure of your home, but carpeting, drywall, insulation and any electronics in its path may also be ruined.

Left unchecked, excess moisture inside the home from a leaky pipe or roof can cause secondary issues like mold to populate and become airborne. Mold can seriously impact the health of your family. In instances of severe flooding, a mold remediation service may be required over and above dealing with the primary water damage.

Since the full damage from a leak is often obscured, dry wall, insulation, carpeting and plywood may need to be removed to assess the entire situation; in many instances these items cannot be removed without being damaged even further in the process.

Once the affected area is as exposed as possible, you can gauge the full extent of the damage. Taking photos at this point is a great idea, whether you need to submit them for an insurance claim, warranty repair or to get an estimate from a local general contractor or a remediation specialist.

Your costs will include disposal of the damaged materials and potential hazardous waste, installing replacements as well as locating and correcting the initial cause of the leak. Depending on the origin of the problem and the extent of the damage you may have no choice but to hire professionals to repair the leak and clean up the damage.

While water damage repairs and renovations are costly, they’re also necessary to protect the investment in your home as well as the health of your family. You can save money by completing the visible portions of the renovations yourself, but make sure qualified professional contractors have determined that ...

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