Some people in Central Colorado attempt to save money on the expense of water or mold damage restoration by skipping the process of hiring restoration professionals. Instead, they try to handle the tear-out and dry-out processes themselves. For many “minor” spills (those only involving a few gallons of water at most), this can be fine as long as the spill is cleaned up quickly and occurs well away from walls or other places where the moisture from the spill can reach a gap and seep into the subfloor.
But that kind of DIY is usually NAGI (not a good idea). Whenever there's a major amount of moisture damage, it's very important for a professional restoration service like Cyclone Kleen Up to be brought in to manage the dry-out process. Without the help of trained and experienced experts, someone who attempts DIY moisture removal may miss pockets of moisture in the building, leading to:
As a rule of thumb, if the water or mold damage to your home or business is severe enough to warrant an insurance claim, then you shouldn't try to handle the restoration process on your own. Damage that occurs as a result of DIY restoration efforts is typically not covered by insurance, and restoration work can be hazardous for those who haven't been trained for the risks associated with working with dirty water, mold, and water-damaged structures.
As a character of Clint Eastwood once said, “A man’s got to know his limitations.” So, if you don’t have experience remediating water or mold damage, then give Cyclone Kleen Up a call immediately!