The word water damage doesn’t seem like much of a big deal to most homeowners who aren’t familiar with the things that happen after your home actually suffers water damage. In other words, most homeowners don’t realize what a contractor or water damage repair company knows about the effects of water damage.
Water damage repair companies may seem like they are doing too much work and this may bother some people but reassures others knowing that the job will be done right. It may seem like these professionals are doing more than they need to and maybe they are, but it’s better to remove and replace something that has been damaged by water than to leave it alone.
There are water damage repair services that will do the minimum amount necessary. These people may represent insurance companies, which have instructed these contractors to do only the minimum required by the state or insurance commission they are under. If this is the case, you may want to find another insurance company to handle your homeowners insurance policy.
If you have a wet floor and the water damage repair crews start removing your wood baseboard or even the lower part of your drywall and you are going to pay for it yourself, you may want to explain your financial situation to the water repair contractor .
If you’re not going to pay for the water damage because it’s covered by your homeowner’s insurance, you’ll need to let the workers repair and replace what they need. When it comes to water damage and you don’t know anything about it, leave it to the professionals or you could face mold and mildew problems in the future.