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Water Damage Restoration in Akron

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There is no telling when disaster will strike, but one thing is for certain: When your home is struck by disaster, a speedy response is critical. At Cut and Dry Restoration, our team of qualified restoration experts is here to repair your water damage. Whether the damage was caused by a leak, flood, or storm, our extensively trained technicians are equipped with the state-of-the-art tools and technology needed to effectively minimize the water damage, make any necessary repairs, protect your belongings, and repair the damage. No matter the extent of the damage, you can rest easy knowing you have the most trusted Akron water damage restoration team on your side.

If you're experiencing water damages, call (330) 525-2501 or send us a message online to request a service!

Signs of Water Damage

Untreated water damage has the potential to wreak havoc on your home. From compromised structural integrity to mold growth to destroyed ceilings, water damage is just about the last thing any homeowner wants to deal with. Unfortunately, it isn’t always easy to detect, especially if the damage started underground with your plumbing pipes. In order to avoid too much damage, it is incredibly important to quickly identify the signs of water damage and bring in a team of professionals as soon as you discover it.

Some of the most common signs of water damage include:

  • Water stains on walls or ceilings
  • Mold and mildew growth
  • Musty odors
  • Dark spots on walls or ceilings
  • Warped or buckling walls, ceilings, or floors
  • Unusually high water bills
  • Flaky or cracked drywall
  • Bubbles or cracks in paint or wallpaper

The sooner you realize that you have a leak somewhere in your home, the easier it is to take care of it. Whether the source of the damage is a leaky roof or a burst pipe, Cut and Dry Restoration is here to quickly determine the cause and implement the best possible solution to prevent further damage from taking place.

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Types of Water Damage

According to the IICRC (the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification), there are 3 types of water damage.

The categories of water damage are:

  • Category 1: Clean Water Damage – Category 1 water damage is the least dangerous because it is toxin-free. This “clean water” usually comes from broken water lines and overflowing sinks and bathtubs. Because the water is non-toxic, the affected areas typically do not need to undergo significant disinfecting processes.
  • Category 2: Grey Water Damage – While it isn’t always dangerous, Category 2 water damage does tend to contain chemicals and waste. “Grey water” is the water that is created from using the sink, shower, bathtub, dishwasher, or washing machine. Because it is possible that this water is contaminated, damaged areas should be properly sanitized.
  • Category 3: Black Water Damage – Category 3 water damage is the most severe type of water damage. This is because “black water” often contains incredibly harmful toxins such as bacteria and other organisms that cause illness. Black water damage is often caused by sewage, floodwaters, ocean water, river water, and groundwater. When your home experiences this type of water damage, it must undergo extensive, thorough disinfecting processes.

The Akron water damage restoration experts at Cut and Dry Restoration have the professional-grade disinfecting products, water removal equipment, and expertise necessary to handle every type of water damage and restore safety to your home.

Old Water Damage vs. New Water Damage

If you discover water damage in your home, you’ll want to know whether it is old or new. Determining how long the problem has been taking place can help you understand how severe the damage might be. Typically, it is easier to make repairs when the damage is discovered earlier on.

Below are some of the things you will have to consider in order to determine how old your water damage is:

  • How does it feel? If the affected area is wet, but feels sturdy, the damage is probably new. If the wet area is squishy, that often indicates that the damage is older.
  • Are there rings? Older water damaged areas will have rings around the wet spots, which indicate that the area has been through a process of becoming soaked, drying, become soaked again, and so on.
  • Is there mold? Mold usually takes around 2-3 days to form, so if you discover mold growth in areas damaged by water, the damage has been there for at least that long. Because mold is so dangerous, you will want to schedule mold removal straight away if you discover it.
  • Is there any decay? Materials that are damaged by water tend to start showing signs of decay and deterioration after being soaked for a long period of time.

Here for You When You Need Us Most

Cut and Dry Restoration is fully committed to being there for you when you need us most. If your home is struck by a flood, a storm, a plumbing leak, an overflowing toilet, broken water or sewer line, or any other event that resulted in water damage, our experts are here to help. No matter the cause, type, or severity of the water damage in your home, we will deliver the fast, dependable service you deserve.

Cut and Dry Restoration is always on call and ready to provide you water damage repairs. Call (330) 525-2501 to request service today.