Posted Fri, Jun 8, 2018
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2nd Chance Water Restoration has been busy providing Aurora water and fire restoration services. Our crews are also doing remodel services in Aurora constantly it seems. There has been a lot of fire restoration work due to small house fires and things like that.
One person was burning leaves and wood in backyard, so his fence caught fire. The smoke and water came in through the window to his basement. The fire department use so much water that it wash a lot of the yard into the basement.
We had to dry to remove sod and mud from his basement due to the water damage.
We are cleaning up this home in Aurora that was a lot of water damage in the basement. The water in the basement is due to the fire department fighting the fire. The drying process took us a few days on this one.
We were also able to save the carpet and drywall here. Getting to save the carpet depends a lot of type of water. Dirty water or sewage means you should replace the carpet due to health reasons. It is unhealthy to keep carpet that has sewage damage.
However, you can save carpet, if it is clean water and the padding can dry. We almost always pull the padding unless it is category one water. Clean water and quick actions means you can save the padding. You just have to extract the water and dry it right.
Aurora Fire Damage Causes Water Damage In Basement
The air duct cleaning in this Aurora home was long overdue, so that was the bright side here. It is important to get your air duct cleaning done every few years. Air duct cleaning needs increase, when you have pets, babies or people with allergies in the home.
You can see the soot and smoke damage build up on the wall and around the vent. Cleaning the air ducts will really help with smoke odor or fire damage smells.
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Aurora Air Duct Cleaning
The air duct cleaning was the final step in cleaning up this Aurora fire & water damage. We use negative air pressure, brushes and a huge HEPA vac to clean the air ducts. This allows us to remove all the mold, dust, dirt, dander and debris from air vents.
Learn more about How To Properly Clean Your Air Ducts
Cleaning this house was a rewarding challenge. The mold in the basement and smoke odor were bad. You could smell it all down the block, so the homeowner loving the smell was great. We got a five star review on Google due to cleaning the water damage on this. Getting this Aurora home dry and put back together made everyone happy. Our remodel team did a great job on the bathroom and tile floor.
Tile floors in the kitchen and bathroom are always a good idea. We don't encourage wood floors in the basement or areas with plumbing. The more you can prepare your home for water damage of any kind the better. You can save a lot of money should you have water damage, if you plan ahead a bit.