Water damage restoration involves removing water damaged materials such as carpets and upholstery, as well as any affected furnishings. All contaminated items must be removed and thrown away or cleaned thoroughly to prevent spreading mold growth. Mold growth may be difficult to remove once it has begun to spread. For this reason, all items must be cleaned and dried as soon as possible. Any affected area should be disinfected with bleach and then dried and scrubbed with detergent. A professional company like ServiceMaster Restore of Kalispell, Missoula, and Billings is needed for effective mold removal and remediation.

A professional water restoration company will usually use a submersible sump pump to remove excess water. The pump will remove excess floodwater and sewage to prevent the formation of mold once all the debris has been moved. The entire building may need to be restored and reinstalled if the flood is extensive.

The water damage restoration process is very important to the health of those who were affected. Most mold removal and remediation companies work closely with established mold removal methods and techniques. They carefully remove all affected material and place it in sealed containers for immediate removal and inspection. They perform periodic checks to ensure the materials are still free of mold. Professionals are also on hand to provide advice to businesses, homeowners, and management teams dealing with water damage restoration issues.