Water Mitigation Virginia

The Process of Water Damage Mitigation

Water mitigation Virginia is the procedure of mitigating and restoring a property back to its original condition after water damage has been sustained. It can be done in homes, office buildings and other industrial structures. Many water restoration companies abide by principles and procedural standards of repair and restoration based on research, consultation and experience.

The process of water damage mitigation includes the following:

1. Loss assessment and property evaluation
Water mitigation Virginia professionals go to a water-damaged property and assess the materials and components that are affected by water damage. They evaluate the damage against industry standard guides. They utilize water-sensing equipments, probes and infrared tools in order to gauge the amount of damage. A thorough inspection of affected areas will provide the homeowners or building owners of the amount of loss in materials and property.

2. Consideration and manipulation of structural contents
In water-damaged residences, the water damage removal experts must check around the contents of the home and see the extent of the damage done. This may include books, electronic appliances, furniture, carpets and other household stuff that have been damaged by water. The moving of these items is called content manipulation. They can also be treated with the following processes: drying, sterilization, deodorization, sanitation and storage. Some contents may be considered unsalvageable and should be discarded by water mitigation Virginia with the approval of the homeowner.

3. Categorization and classification
The assessment will provide the necessary information to categorize and classify the water damage that the structure has suffered. This will allow the identification of the appropriate repair and restoration services that need to be done which may also include sanitation and deodorization.
Once the correct categorization and classification is done, the clean up and repair process will commence. Non-salvageable materials are extracted and removed and the drying process commences. This may incorporate evaporation, installation of air movers and scrubbers, fitting in dehumidifiers and setting up wood floor drying mechanisms.

4. Monitoring
After the cleanup and restoration process, a reevaluation is done by experts of water removal and restoration in Virginia to ensure that the drying and cleanup process is complete and the equipments are uninstalled. Monitoring is done at regular intervals to make check and test for humidity, temperature, and moisture in the affected area. If the drying and restoration process is not complete, drying equipments may be reinstalled.

5. Completion
A completed drying and cleanup process is declared once the humidity, temperature, and moisture are tested and confirmed at acceptable levels, in accordance with industry standards. At this time, all drying equipment should be removed and restoration procedures are done.

The process of cleaning up, drying, repairing and restoring your home or building once it has sustained water damage can be excruciating. But if you will get the help of experts, then you have nothing to worry about. You can vacate the premises for a while to ensure that the clean up and restoration process will go unhindered and to ensure your safety. Once you return, your home or building will be good as new. You can rely on water mitigation Virginia professionals to do the job for you.

Our Locations

Corporate Office

Loudoun County Office

Disaster Response Disaster Response Sterling Virginia

45965 Nokes Boulevard #160
Sterling, VA 20166

(703) 281-5500

Washington DC Office

Disaster Response Inc Disaster Response Inc Washington DC

888 16th St NW #800-N
Washington, DC 20006

(202) 683-6250

800.400.4112 Toll Free
202.741.1390 Fax


Hours of Operation

Administrative 7 AM-5 PM, M-F
Emergency Service: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM - 7 Days