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When a fire, flood, or storm wreaks havoc on your home, the damage is not always limited to just a cleanup job. Your residence may require replacement of drywall, windows, or roofing, and could even include larger scale projects to repair or replace any weakened structure of your home. Instead of just tending to a mess made, more often the process of returning to normal life progresses from assessment to restoration to reconstruction.
It’s a big undertaking, and one that can mean sourcing, contacting, and coordinating a variety of different professionals, all of with whom you’ve likely never worked with. It’s no surprise many homeowners become overwhelmed by the process, which only make matters worse when already having to shoulder the burden of a devastating event to their home.
Family, friends, and neighbors will be by your side to support you through the stress of getting life back on track, but skilled professionals are standing by to service your property as needed, too. But where do you start?
For example, let’s say a pipe in the second floor bathroom bursts, and now the kitchen directly beneath it has a much unwanted waterfall. After the water has been turned off to prevent further damage, it’s time to start contacting service providers. You’ll need a plumber to respond to the bathroom pipes as well as water remediation specialist to remove any standing water and dry the area between the kitchen ceiling and bathroom floor, but not until after the plumbing problem is completely addressed. If water had been pooling for awhile, mold becomes an issue, that leads to contacting a mold removal specialist. And once everything is finally restored to working order, it’s time to bring in a builder to make your bathroom and kitchen look like it once did–repairing drywall, flooring, showers or cabinets that may have been damaged in the process.
Overwhelmed yet? It’s no surprise given the number of moving parts at play.
Breathe easy knowing you can save yourself a lot of time and hassle by hiring one person to do it all. Who is the home repair superhero, you ask? A contractor. Contractors may not be jacks of all trades, able to fix anything that comes their way. However, their job is to assess the damage, make a response plan, and then coordinate all of the people to get the work done. And that’s good news for you, because…
Our critical rapid response begins with immediate dispatch and water, fire, or storm damage containment. On-site response teams are highly trained in coordinating all aspects of restoration and mitigation, as well as preparing for any needed repairs. The DRS process always focuses on giving you a turnkey solution with rapid response, minimal loss, and less workflow interruption.
DRS provides commercial remodeling services for all your post-disaster needs. DRS Remodeling is a certified member of NARI, National Association of the Remodeling Industry. Visit our DRS Remodeling website for more information on our vanilla box rooms to total turnkey solutions.
Call DRS today at 877-280-7961 to get immediate help with all your emergency response and cleanup needs. Our team of experienced disaster restoration specialists are on call 24/7 to assist you.