No one likes emergencies. They produce damage, expense, and inconvenience to everyone living in the home from the parents to the children to the pets. Flood, fire, mold, and crime and trauma clean-up can be difficult, even for the most experienced home repair person. It can also be dangerous and toxic and there is also the element of time. The longer a situation persists the more damage occurs to the home. It is certainly not a job for anyone, but experts in the field who are trained to handle home emergencies.
Flood and water damage can occur from pipes breaking, tubs over flowing, a broken dishwasher to more catastrophic events such flood, sewage overflow, hurricane damage. Water damage can cause wood floors to warp, carpets to rot, tiles to pop up not to mention leaving behind water marks- mildew- mold-and debris. It takes specialized equipment and skills to undue the damage left behind by water.
Fire and smoke damage leaves behind soot, the smell of something burnt and scorched cabinets, walls, woodwork and an array of other problems. Only a true professional in the field would consider handling the enormous clean up involving fire damage so that no tell tale smell of fire lingers.
On of the most insidious and dangerous issues concerning the health of the home and the people that live in it is mold. Mold can produce health problems for sensitive individuals, plus mold will often give off allergens and even toxic substances. The complicated and difficult task of mold clean-up is best left to professionals. Mold clean-up involves skill, and education on the complicated processes of freeing the home of mold. Experts with the correct protective gear can best deal with mold problems.
No one ever imagines being a part of a crime or trauma scene, but having to deal with the mess left behind from a crime or trauma will only produce more trauma and pain. Crime and Trauma clean up is a job best left to emergency clean up professionals.
Some home clean up and repair is fun and necessary, but emergency damage caused by Flood, Fire, Mold, and Crime and Trauma is a job best left to a team of professionals.