When a house is damaged by fire or flood, we come in after the demolition or cleanup and we rebuild it like new. We work on residential and commercial properties. Check out the Faqs questions and answers for Restoration and Remodeling.
es, your estimate will provide you with a budget for those things and you get to choose your own selections for your style. You can visit our remodeling showroom at 190 Colony Street, Meriden, CT 06451, to see options or the Project Manager can show you some styles at your convenience.
We service all of Connecticut. Specific areas we serve are: Fairfield County, Litchfield County, New Haven County, Middlesex County, New London County, and Hartford County, CT! Call to find out if we serve your area.
After a home has sustained storm damage, severe incidental damage might occur, including moisture and mold. These issues can create a situation of escalating damage. What started as a few missing shingles can morph into a serious moisture issue in the roofing substrate materials and the attic underneath. Homeowners can have difficulty working with insurance adjustors when submitting a claim for damage. Insurance companies have differing policies and criteria for claims, making the process challenging for a novice homeowner. A professional contractor needs to have experience working with insurance companies, which can help you receive the best results with a submitted claim.
The fluffy type insulation like fiberglass or cellulose will lose its R-value after it has gotten wet because it gets heavier and allows water to permeate other building materials (like the plywood, and wood framing as well as, the gypsum board). Typically, wet insulation should be discarded and replaced with new dry insulation. It’s always important to eliminate the source of the water damage before installing any new insulation or other materials.
Not necessarily because there are times we are able to dry them and save them from needing to be replaced. Walls with insulation should be cut open at the bottom during water mitigation machine drying to avoid the formation of mold. We would need to assess the damages with our equippment to give an accurate answer as this is answered on a case-by-case basis.
If it is safe to do so, make sure, your electricity is turned off. If you can, it's a good idea to shut off main supply valves for water and gas. If your house has a security system, notify the security agency. Lock exterior doors and make sure windows are also locked. If it's not dangerous to do so, it's a good idea to take pictures to document your disaster damage and make notes.