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Cleaned, Dried, and Restored is what you get from Flood Atlanta when it comes to your water damaged home or business. Water leaks can quickly seep into all areas possible and damage from water can accumulate quickly. Decatur crawlspaces get our 24 hour attention for water removal, flood cleanup, and flood water removal in a basement. Let's not forget sewage cleanup, sewage removal, sewage extraction - even if you have sewage under your house or raw sewage in your crawlspace! Be sure to check your crawlspace for flooding after heavy rains.
Water restoration (water damage restoration) is a business of preparation. Being prepared with trained professionals and clean equipment is the centerpiece to our readiness.
Water damage restoration costs are best kept under control by acting as soon as possible. Our water damage clean up (cleanup) company knows how urgent it is to get the water extracted. Therefore, we are onsite within 27 minutes (water cleanup or raw sewage clean up). Our IICRC certified technicians use industrial fans & dehumidifiers to thoroughly dry out your home or business. Applying an antimicrobial solution also prevents or kills any small amounts mold already developed.
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Flooding Here, Flooding There, Flooding Everywhere
Floods in houses and businesses carry contaminants indoors. Think about it. Your landscaper uses fertilizers, pest control companies apply pesticides, and at times you may spill some gas over the years on you lawn. If you shop vac this standing water, be careful where you discard it. It's contaminated!
Other contaminants inside your Decatur home may contribute to the condition of your flood waters. Old paint cans, indoor pesticides, lighter fluid, cat litter, feces from yard pets and wild animals, etc. According to the IICRC, this is Category IV of water damage.
Channel 2 Interview
Interview occurred just off Johnson Ferry & Paper Mill Road and discusses flooding issues where she expects to find flood repair companies swamped. Watch to find out what happens next.
Filing an insurance claim is not our first choice of approach. If you are handy, we can assist you with cost-saving procedures. Our technicians will answer all your questions and keep you well-informed throughout the water damage restoration process.
If this is not your choice, we work with your insurance company through our claims assisting advocate on staff. Our goal is to get you back to the way things were. Will this recent hurricane flood your basement in Decatur?
The City of Decatur Georgia is pretty popular when it comes to location, our webmaster found a mega host of keywords that would be recognized by any search engine for. Flood Atlanta, LLC services many counties and in many water damage situations. Here is full list just for basements: who to call for flooded basement, basement flood, flooding basement, cleanup water after a basement flood, basement water cleanup, and dry out wet and squishy carpet in my basement. Searchers also talk about the following: cleanup nasty water, cleanup sewage water, remove odor from my basement.
Our office staff occasionally asks how customers find us for a basement flood cleanup situation. Many use the keywords mentioned above. However, the advent of smart phone technology (Hello Siri) added another dimension to communicating their emergency.
Here are the 2016's top 4 list of phrases spoken (and typed by Siri) during an actual emergency: "help my basement is flooding", "water clean up company near me who can get here quickly", "24 hour sewer cleaning company in my area because my basement is flooded with nasty water", and "help my basement is flooding and where is all this water coming from?". Who to call if my basement is flooded?
Historical View of Flooding
Actively in the news in 2015 are instances of adults and children who have gone missing or lost their lives due to the devastating Texas floods of 2015, referenced at CNN.com. Here is some flood damage safety advice for Decatur: Once you notice that there is a problem of standing water damage or even just wet carpet / squishy carpet, be sure not to touch any lamps, light switches, or pipes overhead. There is risk of electrical shock. Recent rainfall amounts here in Metro Atlanta has caused flooded basements and flooded crawlspaces. This is a very poignant reminder that flood damage can happen quickly just like we experienced in the September floods of 2009. Information is what you need and we have the flood damage restoration cost.
According to Wikipedia, a flood is an overflow of water that submerges land which is usually dry. The European Union (EU) Floods Directive defines a flood as a covering by water of land not normally covered by water. In the sense of "flowing water", the word may also be applied to the inflow of the tide. Decatur flooding may occur as an overflow of water from water bodies, such as a river or lake, in which the water overtops or breaks levees, resulting in some of that water escaping its usual boundaries, or it may occur due to an accumulation of rainwater on saturated ground in an areal flood.
While the size of a lake or other body of water will vary with seasonal changes in precipitation and snow melt, these changes in size are unlikely to be considered significant unless they flood property or drown domestic animals.
We are your Decatur locally certified service provider for cleaning up water damage, flood damage, sewage damage emergencies twenty four (24) hours a day 7 days a week. We are a water cleanup company. Water cleanup is our priority.
Flooded Basement. Surprise!
Flooded basements are oftentimes a surprise to a Decatur homeowner. Many leave town for a nice vacation only to return home to a few inches of standing water. Here is a list of probable causes: toilets that get flushed as the last person is leaving. The toilet handle gets stuck down and something clogs the toilet. This situation is common cause of a basement flooding while away for vacation.
Toilets backing up is oftentimes called a sewage spill or raw sewage that needs to be cleaned up. Another cause is a busted water heater. Water heaters need to be drained annually to prevent silt and sand from causing points of corrosion on its internal parts. Silt and sand attached to internal parts is where corrosion can begin. Here's a situation described by technicians: Decatur's leaking pipes can be caused by a nail hammered through them during the initial construction. This sometimes happen when kitchen cabinets get installed.
Rainwater is another cause of flooded basement. Well drained homes are not immune to such an instance. A squirrel or bird's nest can clog downspouts that redirect water around your home. Land animals can find a cozy spot to nest in a french drain after a long no-rain drought.
SEWAGE CLEAN UP
It's common language to describe this type of contaminated water as sewage, but technically, it is not. This is called black water. According to waterandsewagecleanup.com's abstract, " Black Water Cleanup, Water Cleanup, Water Damage Restoration Water clean up (black or category III): Severity of the risk associated with indoors sewage contamination is oftentimes underestimated by uninformed homeowners. Threats to health and effects on weakened immune system associated with sewage backflow and resulting from air-born and other pathogens should be known and addressed when performing mitigation or sewage extraction."
Sewer is a noun that describes an underground conduit for carrying off drainage water and waste matter. The origin is Middle English (denoting a watercourse to drain marshy land): from Old Northern French seuwiere ‘channel to drain the overflow from a fishpond,’ based on Latin ex- ‘out of’ + aqua ‘water.’ Sewage is the waste water and excrement conveyed in sewers. That waste water's excrement is waste matter discharged from the bowels; feces. If you have a septic tank, just note that septic was mostly used as an adjective that described a wound or a part of the body infected with bacteria in Decatur. Today's term references a drainage system incorporating a septic tank. Your septic tank is typically underground, in which sewage is collected and allowed to decompose through bacterial activity before draining by means of a leaching field or drain field. This stuff is great compost for the grass above because of that organic matter becomes rotten, decays. Bacteria, fungus, viruses, and parasites just love these conditions. So, you see, cleaning up waste water and toilet water is not a service you should perform yourself.
Bacteria are widely distributed in Decatur soil, water, and air, and on or in the tissues of plants and animals. Formerly included in the plant kingdom, they are now classified separately (as prokaryotes). They play a vital role in global ecology, as the chemical changes they bring about include those of organic decay and nitrogen fixation. Much modern biochemical knowledge has been gained from the study of bacteria because they grow easily and reproduce rapidly in laboratory cultures.
Fungus is a group of unicellular, multicellular, or syncytial spore-producing organisms feeding on organic matter, including molds, yeast, mushrooms, and toadstools. Fungus is your septic tank plays an ecologically vital role in breaking down dead organic matter; some are an important source of antibiotics or are used in fermentation, and others cause disease. High moisture, unnoticed moisture in a crawlspace and ignorance about what to do when a flood occurs are main contributors to musty smells and basement odor. Will recent rainfall flood your basement?
Here is the full list of keywords that may have lead you to our site: Flood cleanup service in Decatur Georgia: Busted Hot Water Heater, Busted Pipes from freezing temperatures, Leaky Roofs, Leaking Pipes, Overflowing Toilets, Heavy Rain Damage, Leaky Washing Machine Overflow, Leaking Dishwasher, Sewage Backup, Crawlspace Water or Sewage Removal, Sewage cleanup (clean up) Attics, Garages, Laundry Room Flooding, Water Soaked Carpet, Water Damaged Wood Floors, Water Extraction for Businesses, Water Extraction for Homes, Commercial Water Damage, Residential Water Damage, Fire Sprinkler Water Damage, Dehumidifiers for Rent, Dehumidifier Rentals, Water Damage Restoration, Frozen Pipes repair.
Neighborhoods and historic districts in Decatur, Georgia
- Adair Park
- South Candler Street-Agnes Scott College Historic District
- Chelsea Heights
- Clairemont - Great Lakes and Clairemont Historic District
- Clairemont Gateway Association
- Decatur Heights
- College Heights
- Downtown Decatur
- EverGreen Forest
- Glennwood Estates
- Lenox Place
- MAK Historic District
- Midway Woods
- Ponce de Leon Heights
- Ponce de Leon Court Historic District
- Ridgeland Park
- Sycamore Street
- Westchester Hills
- Winnona Park Historic District