Water Damage Restoration

Water Damage Restoration is the process of water damage cleaning, drying, and disinfecting all damaged building materials after any of many possible water losses. It is a specialized service that removes water from your home and restores it to a livable, pre-damaged condition.
Most common causes of water damage:

  • Burst pipes
  • Overflowing washing machines
  • Septic systems
  • Toilets
  • Flooded basements
  • Leaking water heaters
  • Roof leaks

Flooding can also be a result of derechos, hurricanes, landslides, tsunamis, storms, and blizzards.

The impacts of these events make it even worse when you don’t have the right disaster recovery company like AW Martin.

When you use AW Martin for your restoration services, you are guaranteed to return your home to the way it was before the damage occurred.

When your home has flood damage or another water intrusion, it’s also important to act as quickly as you can. Time is of the essence when you are dealing with any type of damage from water, and the key is to act fast!

Time matters. From the moment that water damage occurs, you have only one or two days to dry your property, or you risk secondary damages from mold and bacterial growth. The sooner Flood Damage Pro can start the restoration process, the better the chances of recovering your damaged property, instead of having to absorb the high costs of replacement.

Our Comprehensive Water Restoration Services includes:

  • Identify and repair/replacement of water delivery source
  • Extract standing water (using pumps, high-speed fans, commercial-sized dehumidifiers)
  • Inspect to determine extent of damage, mold or other contamination using third-party (impartial) resources to test for moisture and contamination before and after treatments
  • Design mitigation plan to IICRC and insurance industry standards
  • Treat surfaces and air with EPA-registered deodorizers, disinfectants and antimicrobial treatments
  • Restore living areas to original condition

AW Martin has worked on countless mitigation projects of all sizes in cooperation with insurance companies including NJ Manufacturers’, Farmers, AAA, State Farm, Cumberland, Selective. We maintain a dedicated team of in-house and third-party professionals experienced with Xactimate-based adjusting and have developed a system to track these projects.

Water Damage Restoration Needs:

The foundation and strength of any building is susceptible to water damage. Here are the devastating effects and why you need water damage restoration immediately:

Whether you are assaulted by a flood, storm, leaky roof, busted overflowing pipes, or sewage backup, a water problem is painful. Threatening both occupants and real estate value, it is something to be taken care of right away. If you don’t the problem is sure to get worse, and quickly! Don’t hesitate the nature of the problem is that the longer someone hesitates the worse the problem gets. Here are the three quintessential vital steps towards water damage restoration that need to be squared away as soon as possible.

1.) Protect Yourself, Your Family, And Your Valuables

Due to factors such as sewage, mold, and flooding, steps need to be taken right away to protect yourself, your family, and your possessions. If these steps aren’t accounted for; you can count on it hurting even more in the (immediate) future.

  • Shut off your electricity off by manually going to your circuit breaker and switching it off. Don’t forget to unplug any electronics as well.
  • Take the most valuable possessions you have. Documents, electronics, family photos, anything that you hold dear can absolutely fall victim to water damage.
  • If you are in danger of flooding, evacuate! Leave the immediate area until your local authorities say it is safe to re-enter.
  • When you come back make sure you’re wearing: protective clothing, rubber gloves, and waterproof boots

2.) Stop The Water Damage

Identify the source and stop it as soon as you can. The last thing you want is more water damage on top of what you already may have.

  • Use your shut-off valves! The most common way for water damage to occur is through a burst pipe or water tank leak.
  • If flooding is predicted take pre-emptive measures such as sandbagging or ditching.
  • Leaky ceilings require an expert to pinpoint sources of water damage. Watch out for signs such as mold.

3.) Contact A Water Damage Restoration Company and Your Insurance

The decisions based on an emergency have always been difficult and overwhelming. That’s why we not only have a dedicated team of experts whos focus is on water damage restoration, but also a team of professionals who specialize in helping you navigate the deeply complex and nuanced process of insurance.

  • Call us and your insurance provider as quickly as you can. We’ll find out what steps they need you to take if you haven’t spoken to them already.
  • Take photos of damaged areas, valuables, and injuries.
  • Maintain records, receipts, and any documents or reports that have information regarding any damages.
  • Make sure your safe. If you give us a call we take care of everything else so you can breath easy.

If You Need Water Damage Restoration Services, Call Us at 609-799-1333 For Around The Clock, 24/7, Emergency Assistance.

Mold growing out of a ceiling. This is the effect of neglecting water damage restoration. Water damage compounds and becomes considerably worse over time.

Take Water Damage Restoration Seriously Quickly

We understand that water damage restoration is time-consuming and can often be expensive. We seek to remediate both of these issues by first going through your insurance provider to take care of any costs. Afterward, with your direction, we will take care of the rest. To the left of this text you can see the dire, creeping, and insidious consequences of leaving restoration for later. It is a problem that compounds requiring more time and resources to fix as time goes on.