Water Damage, Mold and House Insurance
You’ve had water damage in your house due to a burst pipe, a roof leak or a heavy summer storm. You hope that your insurance will cover the damage. What to do? First, read about mold below. You may not know the implications of water and mold damage.
Molds are part of a group of micro-organisms called fungi that also includes mushrooms and yeasts. Molds are familiar to most people as food spoilers on items such as bread or fruit. Molds are nature’s decomposers in the food chain.
First, call your insurance broker or agent and report the water damage. You can expect to discuss these questions and issues:
Hire a Premiere Restoration to clean up the water and make repairs as needed to your house. A thorough and fast cleanup will help avoid mold growth. If you wait too long and mold growth starts, cleanup costs will increase significantly. This is what you should be looking for:
Mold grows quickly; that is why you need us in your house promptly.
Premiere restoration is certified and is trained in water damage restoration and mold remediation.
We follow basic, good clean up practices after your water damage. Here are some things to look for:
If you already have extensive mold, for example, you’ve had water damage while you’ve been away for two weeks or there was a long delay between the water damage and our arrival, then we will have to discuss the following points:
To protect our staff, you and your family from exposure to mold, Premiere Restoration follows certain procedures. Here are some things we do:
We will inspect: