- 24/7 emergency response teams
- 1 hour or less response times
- Direct insurance billing
- Experienced team of professionals
- Professional disinfection
- Quality cleanup and repair
- Mold prevention techniques
- Odor removal
- Free Estimates
High Quality Water Damage Restoration Company
Action 1 Restoration of South Portland offers emergency professional water damage restoration in the South Portland area. When you call us about damage caused by water in your home, we can get to your property in less than one hour to help start the process. We understand that water can cause major destruction to your personal property very quickly if the problem is not addressed right away. These emergencies can by caused by a burst pipe or by flooding from the rain. The longer the water sits, the more extensive the damage will be. Our restoration experts in the South Portland, ME area have extensive experience mitigating water damage using the latest technology and modern equipment. Our goal is to minimize damage that water can cause and restore your home back to its original state. The Action 1 team is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and is ready to kick into action when disaster strikes.
Our team knows the best approach in fixing damage caused by the following:
- A water pipe that is broken or leaking
- A leaky roof or flooding caused by a storm
- Overflows from kitchen appliances (eg. washing machine, dishwasher, refrigerator)
- Overflows from your sink or bathtub
- A busted water heater
- Failure of your sump pump
We have experience dealing with all types of water damage, big or small. We take great care in addressing all types of water damage issues. Our priority is to stop the problem from causing further damage and restoring your property to its pre-loss condition. If you detect a problem at night, do not wait until the morning to call us. We are available to come to your property at any time, day or night. We have 24/7 emergency crews available with fast response times. The Action 1 Restoration technicians are highly trained and certified and are some of the best at what we do. We work directly with your insurance company so you will not have to be bothered with all of the paperwork.
24/7 Flood Damage Services in South Portland ME
Some people are surprised by how much damage water can cause. Every minute there is standing water in your home, the more damage there is going to be. That is why it is important to call us when you first find out about a roof leak or water pipe leak. If you can catch the damage early, you will prevent the damage from getting bigger, and you will save money in repairs in the long run. The first step is to always assess the property quickly and effectively, while developing a plan of restoration and repair.
Flood water is particularly worrisome in the South Portland, Maine area because it contains gray and black water that typically contains a large amount of contaminants. This creates a health hazard at many levels and when you combine warm weather with humidity, it creates the ideal place for mold growth. Water can destroy the structure of your house and cause electrical problems. Our highly experienced restoration team of professionals knows exactly how to take care of these problems quickly and efficiently. After we remove the water using our high-tech equipment, we can start the restoration process. Some of the services that our team will perform includes:
- Extraction of water quickly
- Drying of damaged areas
- Removing of furniture for cleaning
- Cleaning and sanitizing your personal property
- Sanitizing and disinfecting your living areas
- Restoration and repair
- Mold prevention
How Our 6 Step Quality Restoration Process Works
Comprehensive Solutions for Water Removal & Dry Out
When your home or business needs a water damage mitigation company, then you need an industry expert to show up fast to handle the water removal and dry out. Call in our local team to get the process started immediately and to reduce the risk of additional damage. When water is allowed to sit, it causes more damage, specifically to the flooring, furniture, cabinets, and walls of your home. We utilize specialty equipment to give you the quickest water restoration solutions that we possibly can.
Our training and experience has helped us learn that the faster we remove the water and dry out the home, the less damage there is to deal with for repairs. For this reason, we use commercial grade equipment that can get water removal and drying out your home completed faster. The type of equipment that is used depends on the amount of water and if the water is hot, cold or black water. We will also be using moisture meters and infrared cameras to help the team detect any additional unseen water that may be behind your walls or baseboards.
Water removal and the following dry out include the following steps:
- Damage assessment by a specialist who inspects every area that seems to be impacted.
- Expert crews start removing water that's not supposed to be present on your property. This is our biggest priority, since standing water contributes to the growth and spread of mold, bacteria, and mildew.
- Detection of hidden pockets of extraneous water happens using thermal imaging technology.
- Fans and dehumidifiers are places to dry out remaining damp air. This again happens to prevent the risks posed by bacteria, mold, and mildew.
- Once a room starts drying out, we keep verifying humidity levels in the air with moisture meters and other appropriate technology.
When your home or business has flood or water damage, you'll likely notice the visible water laying around first. However, it's only one factor in a larger issue. We have the technology and techniques to find concealed water pockets hiding behind baseboards and walls. Our local team knows how to dry out a home or business fast, and they have a proven track record in doing it. If you have water damage problem needing repairs, then call Action 1 Restoration of South Portland right away.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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What if I rent my home in South Portland, ME?
If you are renting your home, apartment or condo, you need to get in touch with the homeowner and have them call us. Legally without the homeowners or commercial building owners consent, we can not enter the premises and provide any work in your home or office. Once the property owner reaches out to our local restoration company, we can start the damage restoration services process immediately to restore the property.
How does direct insurance billing work?
Once you call our team and provide our staff your insurance information, one of the team members will call your insurance company with the details while our local partner team is on route to your home or business. Typically, homeowners insurance provides the homeowner with coverage for unexpected and accidental situations such as: a water heater rupture, burst pipe, pipe leak, roof leak or an appliance malfunction.
On the other hand, flood damage is typically not covered by a standard homeowners insurance policy and you would typically need extra coverage specifically for flood water cleanup. (You will want to check with your homeowners insurance company to learn more about all your water damage and flood damage coverage you may or may not have.) Our local water damage cleanup team will provide any emergency water damage services in South Portland needed like turn off the water or power and assess the damage. Once the water restoration work has been completed, our local partner team will submit the claim to your insurance company.
Do you have water damage service offices near me?
Yes, we have local staff and restoration services near you in South Portland.
Action 1 Restoration provides a 1 hour response time and emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for residential and commercial properties. If you are experiencing any type of disaster, our highly trained restoration company can help you with some of the best restoration services. Contact our pros today.
Do you provide free estimates?
The short answer is Yes, we provide free water damage estimates, although many of the calls we receive are for water restoration emergencies that require water removal, dry out and full mitigation services. Since the calls we typically receive require emergency restoration services, it is best to start the work immediately and prevent additional damage. Every minute counts when it comes to restoring your home to its pre-loss condition.
Any room in your home or business can be affected, although there are rooms in your house that are more susceptible to water damage issues. Some of the most likely rooms in your home to experience problems are:
- Laundry rooms
- Carpets and flooring
What are the Common Causes of Water Damage?
When it comes to water or flood damage, some of the most common causes of water damage in South Portland, Maine. are:
- Burst pipes
- Pipe leaks
- Faucet left turned on
- Appliance malfunctions
- Roof leaks
- Storm floods
What is the average cost of water damage repair cost in South Portland, Maine?
Typically, many customers want to know how much water damage repair will cost for their property in South Portland ME. There are several different aspects that might impact the cost of water damage repairs, and these are insurance policy claims in many cases.
Make a list of all your items from each room that have been affected. List each damaged item and make sure you capture all of the item's details. The details you need to note include cos, when you purchased the item, how it has been affected, and what its serial number is. Submit your list of itemized damaged items, any receipts you have, and your estimate.
The more items that need to be repaired and water that must be removed, the higher the cost will be. However, we will need to determine and assess the extent of the damage so that we can provide a cost breakdown to you. Once our restoration company arrives at your business or house, we can provide you an estimate of what your water damage project will cost quickly.
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What additional services do you offer?
As a full 24 hour restoration company our South Portland damage restoration services include some of the following certified emergency services:
- Fire damage restoration
- Smoke damage cleanup
- Water removal
- Storm damage cleanup
- Biohazard and sewage
- South Portland water damage
Contact us today and find out why we should be the certified restoration company you hire to handle any water damage cleanup you may need or require.
Why Choose Action 1 Restoration of South Portland
Unlike any other water restoration company, we rescue and restore your home to pre loss condition in the fastest time possible and typically at a lower overall cost. With a local office near you, we provide a fast 1 hour response time. Our local South Portland ME teams use commercial grade state-of-the-art equipment to cut down on water removal, drying times, dehumidifying and deodorizing to help you save more and get back to your daily routines faster.
Each one of our partners are family owned and have years of experience in providing effective damage restoration services for any type of disaster. All of our team members will provide you with the professionalism that you deserve. Once the work has been completed, leave us a review and tell others your experience working with us.
More About South Portland, ME
South Portland is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States, and is the fourth-largest city in the state, incorporated in 1898. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 25,002. Known for its full of life waterfront, South Portland is situated upon Portland Harbor and overlooks the skyline of Portland and the islands of Casco Bay. Due to South Portland's close proximity to air, marine, rail, and highway transportation options, the city has become a middle for retail and industry in the region.
Despite the name, South Portland was never ration of the city of Portland, but rather allocation of Cape Elizabeth. It broke off in 1895. However, both Cape Elizabeth and Portland were once part of Falmouth. Cape Elizabeth, then including what higher became South Portland, broke away from Falmouth in 1765. South Portland is a principal city of the Portland – South Portland – Biddeford metropolitan area.