Remodeling Your Kitchen After A Flood

Flood damage is never an easy thing to deal with. Almost immediately the emotional toll starts to set in, coupled with the stress of having to repair it. However, hiring a professional restoration company to remodel your kitchen after water damage is a big help. And there are many reasons you should do so.

Buckling Wood

Your floors and cabinets are made of wood. Wood soaks up water. This will cause the wood to break down. Immediately it will swell and lose its structural integrity. Water always takes the path pf least resistance. Naturally it is going to work its way through your floors and begin foundation damage.
As this same water begins to soak into your cabinets, it becomes a breeding ground for mold and mildew. Being that your kitchen is where you cook and store food, you want to fix this right away. If remediation is not possible, replacing cabinets is a must for the health and safety of you and your family.

Inviting Unwanted Guests

Damp environments are also an invitation for insects. They thrive in wet, dark conditions. First, termites will come in to take advantage of the damaged wood and start eating and multiplying rapidly. The presence of these termites will bring venomous insects like spiders that want to eat the termites. Having these in your home is a safety hazard to you and your family.

Call A Professional Disaster Restoration Company

Remodeling your kitchen after a flood doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Whether it is flood damage, or water damage from an appliance such as a water heater or washing machine, DRS are experts are water restoration. We know what it takes to rapidly remove water from your home or business, and begin the process of cleaning up and replacing, and often times, remodeling. If you have taken on water damage, call us today at 918-520-2547 or send us a message here.
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