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MDL Restoration, Inc. Uses Comprehensive Inspection And Assessment Steps

Detecting Water Damage

When you contact us to request assistance in Philadelphia, you’ll benefit from our extensive experience inspecting and evaluating Philadelphia water damage. This process may appear straightforward. Yet sometimes merely identifying the full extent of harm caused by water incidents proves challenging. MDL Restoration Inc. offers expertise in this specialized field.
Water Source

An Overview of Our Inspection Process

We carefully consider every client’s unique setting and circumstances. Our restoration company use a systematic process to guide our inspect and assessment efforts after a water incident:

• Step One: Locating The Source of Water

• Step Two: Stopping Ongoing Water Damage

• Step Three: Identifying The Water Hazard Level

• Step Four: Documenting The Extent of Water Damage

(Remember, this inspection process occurs within the scope of a larger, more comprehensive water restoration analysis. The steps described above simply form one component within this protocol.) Now let’s focus on each of the individual water damage inspection points in more detail:

Step One: Finding The Source

During our inspection phase, we focus initial attention on accurately determining the source of the water damage. This necessary step ensures we don’t waste time (and resources) focusing on the wrong mission. It forms an absolutely essential prerequisite to our inspection efforts.

For example, just consider the dilemma of a homeowner with a soggy living room carpet. If the problem most likely stemmed from an open water tap left running in an adjoining room, would you want us to spend precious time investigating the possibility of a burst pipe under the floor before we took action to stop the flow? Of course not! By quickly identifying the primary source of the water incident we ensure fast corrective measures during Step 2 and prevent unnecessary losses. We won’t waste your money (and our time) by tearing up the floor to search for leaky pipes first.

Step Two: Halting Ongoing Water Damage

One of the most important aspects of our inspection service occurs during step two. We take rapid action to prevent further water damage. We’ll act expeditiously to stem the flow of water through your Philadelphia home or business.

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Step Three: A Threat Analysis

During the third phase of our inspection, we carefully evaluate pooled water in your home to determine its quality. We apply a scale to rate the threat level as minor, moderate, or severe. This information will assist us in the near future, when we commence the remediation stage.

Why does this analysis matter? If your home suffers a flood caused by a broken pipe, the level of cleanup required may well depend upon the nature of the water itself. If the broken pipe transmitted purified drinking water, we probably won’t need to take as many precautions during the cleanup as we would with a spill from a wastewater line. Some types of water contain high levels of toxins and bacteria. Before we can undertake an effective remediation of any water incident, we must first assess the threat level in order to utilize the most effective cleanup strategies to restore your premises to a clean, healthy condition. We prioritize safety highly.

Step Four: The Survey Report

Finally, during our inspection, we carefully survey the damage and document our findings. This step facilitates comprehensive remediation. Even if water levels dropped since a flood impacted the premises, we want to ensure we clean every damaged structure.

Contact Us

We assist Philadelphia residents. Call us at 1-866-576-0883. We offer fast, experienced water incident inspection and assessment services.


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