Commercial Water Damage & Recovery

Flooding, burst pipes, overflowing toilets, sump pump backups, storms and leaking appliances can all contribute to major water damage. Emergency Mitigation Services can mitigate and remediate the devastation caused by a water crisis, getting you back to business as usual.

 

Water Crisis & Damage Overview

A water crisis can result from several factors: Storms and floods, plumbing leaks and burst pipes, sewage and sump pump backups, blocked gutters, ice dams and sprinkler systems – to name just a few.

The resulting damage can range from the obvious – like ruined floors, walls, drop ceilings, desks and computer equipment – to the more subtle (but, more dangerous) – like compromised structural integrity and mold.

Emergency Mitigation Services wants to get your business up and running again as quickly as possible. Our rapid response team is standing by to guide you through the cleanup and remediation process. Call our 24/7 emergency service number at 913-773-6777 to start the disaster recovery process today.

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Mitigation Process

  • Emergency Contact & Dispatch

    Contact the pros at EMS for same-day service. When you need help, we will be there to guide you through restoring your business following any disaster.

  • Inspection

    A certified EMS serviceman will inspect your water crisis and determine the appropriate approach for damage mitigation.

  • Owner Approval

    During a water crisis, quick action makes all the difference. Once we have owner approval EMS works quickly to get your business up and running again.

  • Water Extraction

    During a water crisis the first order of business is usually to extract water from the premises. EMS has all the equipment needed to extract water and/or sewage and will work quickly to set up dryers. EMS is also certified to apply any needed sanitation chemicals.

  • Drying

    A water crisis can take days to completely dry out. EMS will supervise the drying and dehumidification process with regular monitoring.

  • Insurance Adjuster Review

    EMS can help you navigate filing an insurance claim for your business. We work closely with your insurance to get you back in business.

  • Restoration

    When the water crisis is over, restoration can begin. Talk to EMS about their list of qualified restoration partners who can help with everything from rebuilding to re-painting.

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Water Disaster Tips

There are a few steps you can take right now to help minimize mold growth and the water damage to your business. Mold can start growing in moist conditions within 48 hours, so time is of the essence when taking action during a water crisis.

Note that you should only take these steps if you are certain of your safety and the structural integrity of the building. Do not enter rooms with sagging floors or ceilings.

  • Take photos and start making an inventory of damaged equipment and stock.
  • Collect vulnerable business documents for safe keeping.
  • After wiping down furniture, elevate it using common non-porous items like foam or plastics.
  • Use aluminum foil to wrap around furniture legs that you cannot elevate.
  • Pull up colored rugs to prevent underneath floor staining.
  • Mop or vacuum excess water and cordon off hazardous slip areas and potential electrical hazards.
  • Turn on any available fans and run air conditioning.
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