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Everything You Need to Know About Water Damage Restoration Costs

Published April 20th, 2020 by Devteam

When doing damage repairs after water damage caused by flooding, it's important to take cost into consideration. If water damage requires remediation, it's essential to hire a professional emergency restoration service. 

These skilled professionals are the tools and skills needed to dry your house fast and to remove anything hazardous, such as mold. 

Keep reading to learn about water damage restoration costs.

Causes of Water Damage

Water damage can range from mild to severe, depending on the cause.

Some of the most common causes of water damage within a home are flat roofs and leaking gutters and pipes. 

Since leaking pipes often go unseen, they can cause significant water damage and mold. This would lead to several types of repairs, and mold would need to be remediated.

There are plans of action you can take after your house sustains water damage. Industrial fans would be used to dry any wet areas, and mold would need to be removed.

Additionally, you would need to remove and replace any damaged drywall and studs, as well as flooring. It's essential to hire a professional if your house has sustained water damage. This ensures mold is properly removed as it can be a danger to your health. 

Water Damage Restoration Costs

If your house has suffered significant water damage as the result of a flood, then you may be wondering what the cost to repair will be. 

Prices vary from room to room. An 80 square foot bathroom would cost about $1900 to repair, including materials and labor. 

This includes removing the ceiling, fixtures, and any drywall that needs to be replaced. Flooring would also need to be replaced. New walls would need to be installed and painted.

Additional fees for a project like this include the removal of waste.

For a roof, the average repair cost is around $850. Ceilings can range anywhere from $325-$1,100 and can go as high as $2,000 if a pipe is broken and needs to be replaced.

Basement repairs average at about $500-$1,500 but can exceed $8,500 if it's a large space with extensive repairs. Damaged drywall repair costs average around $530, and floors can cost anywhere from $200 to $500, depending on materials. 

The real expense is when a pipe bursts. This can cost $1,000-$4,000. Regularly maintain pipes to help prevent them from clogs and freezing. 

If your home has sustained any type of water damage from a burst pipe or natural disaster, then contact your homeowner's insurance provider. Standard policies often cover many repairs and remediation services. 

Hire a Professional You Can Rely On

If your home has experienced water damage, then it's best to call a professional as soon as possible. This ensures no further damage is sustained toy our home. It also ensures any hazards such as mold or saturated electrical wires are swiftly taken care of.

Professionals will remove water, clean and properly ventilate the area, and efficiently decontaminate your home. They'll also work with you on water damage restoration costs. 

Contact us today for water and mold remediation services. Our trained technicians are IICRC Certified and will provide you with exceptional customer service, helping get your home free of moisture and mold. 

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