If you’ve ever had a basement flood, you know it’s not just an inconvenience – it’s a major cleanup job. Water can damage furniture, appliances, and other belongings and create dangerous conditions by encouraging mold growth.
If your basement has flooded, cleaning it up as soon as possible is essential to minimize flood damage. This article provides an overview of a flooded basement cleanup project we recently completed in St. Louis.
On July 29, 2022, we received a call from a distressed family following flash flooding in St. Louis, Missouri, the previous evening. A few inches of water had flooded the family’s 1,500-square-foot, fully-finished basement.
The water damage had affected several rooms with deluxe finishes. This included an entertainment area, a well-equipped gym, theater seating, a wine room, and several closets.
We sent a team of five experienced water damage restoration technicians who worked on the property for 15 days. Before starting the cleanup process, the team helped the family take an inventory of damaged items. We understand that proper documentation during water damage restoration is essential for an expedited insurance claim process.
The basement cleanup crew worked meticulously, starting by moving the unaffected items from the basement to a safe place. They then extracted water from every corner of the basement while documenting all damage caused by the flooding. In about three hours, the team had completed the initial stages of the cleanup process, and the homeowner was impressed with the progress.
After reducing the water level, our crew set up commercial air movers and dehumidifiers to accelerate the drying process, leaving them there for at least the next two days.
Pride Cleaning & Restoration technicians returned daily to assess the drying process, recording daily moisture readings. Our experts worked with the homeowner to complete repairs, restoring the basement floors and walls to pre-loss condition.
We understand that basement foundations are prone to water leaking through walls and the floor-wall joints. So, we installed high-quality basement waterproofing to prevent leakages in the future.
After completing the flooded basement cleanup and ensuring the space was free from mold, we helped the family move their belongings back to the basement.
The project was quite complex, but we completed the job promptly and to the customer’s satisfaction. The family was grateful for the timely and efficient flood cleanup and restoration service.
They had never experienced flood damage in the 15 years they had lived in the house, and they were happy we saved them thousands of dollars. We had their basement cleaned and restored to its pre-water-damage condition faster than they expected.
Get In Touch To Get A Free Estimate On Our Flooded Basement Clean-Up Services
Are you dealing with a flooded basement? If so, you should find a reputable professional to clean it up as soon as possible. Otherwise, you could end up with a lot of damage and a big mess on your hands.
Pride Cleaning & Restoration is the go-to company if you need reliable basement cleanup and water damage restoration services in the St. Louis area. We have over 30 years of experience in water damage restoration, and our certified technicians are available 24/7 to help with all your restoration needs.
Contact us today at (314) 310-4126 for a free estimate.