Domestic & Commercial Flood and Water Damage Restoration in London
Over the years, various London boroughs have experienced flooding and Ideal Response have been quick to provide our flood damage cleanup services to those in need. From our main office, we can have our flood damage rapid response teams with you in less than two hours. No matter if your property is in Lewisham, Enfield, Greenwich or Hackney, Ideal Response are the experts you can trust to provide a fast and reliable flood cleanup service.
Trusted Flood Damage Cleanup Experts
With over twenty years of flood damage cleaning and restoration experience, you rest assured knowing that you are in our safe hands. During this time, we have helped countless victims of flood damage in London. Servicing both domestic customers such as a Water Damage Cleaning service in North London, to large scale commercial clients like Munnelly Support Services that required water damage remediation.
Our Flood Damage Cleanup Process
Upon arrival, our flood cleanup experts will conduct a thorough assessment of your London property. Our insurance friendly assessment process consists of damage reports, itemisation, and pre-planning of the flood damage cleanup job at hand. Once this stage of the flood process is completed, we will then remove all traces of remaining flood water. The flood water is removed using pumps, wet vacs, and absorbent materials.
After the remaining flood water is removed, we will commence with the flood damage cleaning works. Every property and flood are unique and because of this we will tailor our approach to better serve you and your property’s needs.
The next step we take is to remove all damaged items from within your property. Items damaged beyond repair will be stripped out and disposed of, whereas other items will be removed and safely stored for restoration. Once your property is free of flood water and flood damaged items, our flood cleaning experts will begin the decontamination and drying portion of the service.
Our flood damage cleaning & flood damage restoration services are carefully designed, and the drying regiments expertly calculated to minimise disruption and downtown. We deliver the highest standard of flood damage cleaning for your London property in the most efficient timeframe possible.
The Importance of Identifying the Type of Flood Water
Being able to identify the type of flood water that has affected your property is an extremely important step, both for keeping the inhabitants of the property safe and the cleanup process. There are three types of flood water, two of which pose significant risks to health and safety. Identifying the type of flood water inside your London property will inform your decision making in terms of safety and will also give you an accurate idea of what type of leak or event caused the flooding. The three types of flooding are:
Clean Water: Floodwater originating from clean water sources, typically connected to your property’s plumbing system. This water is devoid of bacteria and viruses; however, it should be handled cautiously during flood damage cleanup.
Grey Water: Waste generated primarily by kitchen appliances such as dishwashers and washing machines, as well as from faucets and showers. Greywater generally poses no health risks to humans, pets, or plants. It is typically non-toxic and free from diseases, but it’s important to note that it is still wastewater and not considered sanitary.
Black Water: Any water that has encountered faecal matter. Dealing with any sewage leaks, spills, or backups should be approached with extreme care. Black water is highly toxic and contains dangerous bacteria, viruses, and disease-causing pathogens.
Why You Need a Flood Damage Expert
Failure to deal with the resulting damage of a property flood quickly or correctly can have far reaching and potentially very severe consequences. These consequences affect both your property and the inhabitants of it. It is important to understand that the longer flood damage goes untreated, the more likely it is for secondary damage and long-term damage to occur. Similarly, failure to correctly deal with the flood damage can have similar results. This makes hiring flood damage experts that can arrive on site quickly and deliver the highest standard of flood damage cleaning even more important.
Mould and fungal growth are a very common form of secondary damage that can occur because of flood damage. Flood water is full of harmful bacteria and the damp conditions that are created by the water create a perfect environment for mould and other types of fungal growth to occur. The airborne spores can be very dangerous, causing respiratory issues to people exposed to them. Mould and fungus can also damage important structural points inside your property, causing potentially catastrophic and expensive damage to your London property.
Electrical hazards and damage are also forms of secondary damage that can occur after an unexpected property flood. The high moisture content and potential damage to the wiring and electrical sockets inside the property can lead to these issues occurring and subsequently more issues happening over time.
Flood & Water Related Services We Perform
Global warming, aging infrastructure and outdates plumbing are all factors that can lead to or contribute to a property flood occurring in your London property. The wide array of factors mean that all types of properties are at risk of flood and water damage. This can be a cause for concern, but it is important to note that Ideal Response provide flood damage cleaning and flood damage restoration services for all types of properties.
Hiring a Flood Damage Expert
Choosing to act quickly and hire a trusted expert like Ideal Response will not only protect your property but also the health of all its inhabitants. The sooner you act, the less likely it is for permanent or severe damage to occur, and it also means your property will be back to its pre-incident condition much sooner.
The Ideal Response flood damage cleaning service begins the moment you contact one of our experts. By providing us with a few pieces of information regarding your locations and the scale of the damage, we can provide you with a free estimate. The free estimate takes the information into account and the scope of works that are required to deliver the service. Once this estimate has been agreed to, we set a date for the service for your flood damage cleanup service to take place in your London property.
We ensure that all affected surfaces inside your property are 100% decontaminated and our specialist drying regiment leaves your property fully dried. The Ideal Response flood damage restoration service ensures that all risks of secondary damage have been mitigated and that your property is left in a safe and habitable condition. Contacting us today is the first step in returning your London property back to its pre-flood condition.
We’re available 24/7 and 365 days a year, with our rapid response times we can be with you in less than 2-hours. You can contact us at any time via website live chat, telephone call or web form submission.
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