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Water Damage - Should I hire a water damage company or do it myself?

During Arizona's monsoon season, flash floods can be an extreme danger for most homeowners. If your home or property has been involved in a house flood, it is crucially important to restore the water damaged areas as soon as possible to avoid mold and irreplaceable damage.

If the water damage is not restored in a timely manner, you are allowing the ability for mold and mildew to grow, and to grow quickly. On top of mold and mildew, by not treating the water damage immediately you run the risk of water damage rotting your floors. This can create an unhealthy environment for you and your family.

Should I Treat My Water Damaged Home Myself?

When water damage occurs, your first thought might be to try and clean it up yourself. You may even say "This might save money instead of hiring a water damage restoration company?" After all, how hard could it really be? Right?


You may have a few handy skills that may help the surface issues of the water damage but the underlying damages can last for months, which can result in an unhealthy home and will cost you more money in the long run.

The faster a professional water damage restoration company near your Scottsdale home can get to the water damage the faster you will be able to restore your home and property inside the home to it's proper state.

Consider these reasons for hiring a professional restoration company and not attempting to do the maintenance on your own:

  • Experience. Experience in remediating water damage and expertise in what chemicals are helpful to prevent mold and mildew is a must have and our professionals are up to the task.

  • Proper equipment. An expert will have the proper equipment to detect unseen water damage. Our pros know where it might hide and how to address it.

  • Insurance claims. A professional water damage cleanup and remediation company will work directly with your insurance company, so you do not have to file the claims yourself. In addition, your insurance company may want to have a professional opinion anyway.

  • Time. In disaster situations, time is literally of the essence. With water, the sooner it can be cleaned up, the less long-term damage and cost you will deal with. The Sunshine Restoration team can be enroute in less than hour.

Due to our teams experience, trusted equipment, certifications, and industry knowledge in water damage restoration disaster our team works fast and efficiently to help overcome the problems that the water damage may have caused. Instead of trying to do it all yourself, we recommend trusting our team of experts.

Call Sunshine Restoration today and will help restore your home and life back to normal.

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Contact Sunshine Restoration Today

If you are reading this blog due to a water damage emergency in your home, we understand time is of the essence. Give us a call and we will have our team out ready to assess the information immediately.

Call at 480-912-2619 or fill out our form here.

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