Water Damage Restoration

Water & Flood Damage Restoration

A basement flood or water damage in another area of your commercial space can quickly go from bad to worse if it’s not handled promptly. It only takes a short amount of time for water, bacteria, and odours to spread. Without proper water damage restoration, floods can leave you with severe and expensive complications, such as electrical hazards, structural damage, and even growth of hazardous mould.

Do you know what to do if you’re suddenly faced with a flood or backed-up sewer? Flooding in commercial properties can result in lost revenues and crippling repair costs if left untreated. Thankfully, working with a water damage restoration expert can significantly improve the outcome should a flood occur.

Grandmother’s Touch is a commercial cleaning company in Toronto that offers both water damage restoration and flood damage restoration for commercial properties. Our highly trained staff are fully equipped to handle all types of flooding emergencies in a professional and timely manner.

Our water damage restoration services include:

  • 24/7 emergency services
  • One hour response time
  • IICRC certified staff
  • State-of-the art equipment
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What To Do If You Have A Flood

When dealing with water damage, it’s extremely important to take the correct steps to avoid further damage. To mitigate the damage, call an experienced commercial cleaning company with highly trained staff who can quickly start the restoration process.

If you need assistance due to a flood, here’s what you should do:

  • Call Grandmother’s Touch’s emergency line: (416) 985-4681.
  • Wait for our staff to arrive and review our document: While You Wait Safety Tips.

Our Water Damage Restoration Process

Once the Grandmother’s Touch team arrives, we’ll begin the process for water mitigation and flood damage restoration. Here’s an overview of our process:

  • Assess, inspect, and contain flood damage.
  • Extract water and moisture to promote effective drying.
  • Salvage and itemize personal belongings.
  • Dry and dehumidify all damaged areas.
  • Clean and sanitize affected areas.
  • Restore your business or office to its original state.

Water extraction is a crucial part of the flood damage restoration process. Since time is of the essence when it comes to damage, it is imperative that the water be extracted as quickly as possible. Once the excess water has been removed, our trained technicians will commence with drying and/or a dehumidification process of the damaged area.

The drying time required will be dependent on the location, source of water damage, how much time has elapsed since the flooding, the building materials, and even the weather. Depending on the type of flood that you’ve experienced, the affected area may also need to be professionally cleaned and sanitized to prevent mould and mildew growth.

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How To Manage Your Insurance

You might encounter situations where you will be asked to go with the companies suggested by your insurance provider. However, you do not have to agree, as you have the right to choose the water damage restoration company in Toronto of your choice. Even if your preferred vendor is not on the list of your insurance company, they are obligated to fulfill your request.

At Grandmother’s Touch, we work with all major insurance providers in the Toronto area and within Canada. We assist our customers with all the required paperwork for flood restoration and documentation to ensure a hassle-free experience.

How To Be Prepared For Water Damage Emergencies

No one knows exactly when a water disaster will happen. However, there is no harm in being prepared to face the calamity. If you live in an area that is prone to natural disasters or have had a plumbing or sewage-related water damages in the past, you can take these precautions:

  • Keep an eye on the spots that have been damaged by the water in the past. 
  • Inspect pipes, water shutoffs, appliance connections, and hoses regularly and check for signs of potential leaks. 
  • If you face floods frequently, install flood alarms for early detection and more reaction time. 

Call Grandmother’s Touch as soon as you encounter any water lodging or flooding at your facility. Our services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Our Expert Staff For Help

If your commercial property has been damaged by a flood or other water issues, you need a qualified professional to help restore your business. Grandmother’s Touch specializes in water damage restoration, and we take pride in knowing that our clients trust us to quickly respond to any water damage issues. Let us restore your space and your peace of mind. Contact us to get started.

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