Why Hiring a Professional for Water Damage Cleanup is Absolutely Vital

Have you recently experienced a problem with water damage to your home? If not, it is a good idea to know what to do if it ever happens and be prepared. Even the most clear-headed person can become confused and not have any idea what steps to take when something happens.

It is often a temptation to try and deal with it on your own to save money. But this is never a good idea. Your home equipment cannot deal with the amount of water you may face, and if it is contaminated it is dangerous for you to do so. You would need protective gear and professional equipment to vacuum up all the water and try to displace it elsewhere. In this case, there is no question if you should hire a professional. Just do it.


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The situation can change very quickly, depending on the factors involved. Calling a professional should be the first thing on your list. When you have standing water, you often have mosquitoes, mosquito larvae, possible contaminants from the sewer, as well as mold and mildew. This is a job you don’t want to do yourself, no matter how capable you think you are.  Here are a few of the best reasons to hire a professional for water damage cleanup:

It is Convenient

Cleaning up after a broken pipe is time-consuming and must be done immediately. Most people do not have the time to handle emergencies like this on top of their work and family obligations. When you hire a company to do the work, you can be assured that:


  • The work will be done properly
  • In the shortest amount of time possible
  • You won’t lose precious memories and keepsakes
  • The damage to your home will be minimal


Delays are frustrating, especially because it causes everything to come to a screeching halt. In a commercial space, you only have a short amount of time before you will need to shut down the business. Your focus should be on running your business and helping your customers.


With water damage specialists, this is their job, it’s what they do. They are very efficient at getting things restored to the way they were. They know how to deal with contamination and have all the tools necessary to do the job right.

Your Belongings Will Not Be Ruined

Trained professionals will do the best they can to save your precious memories and treasures from being ruined.  Family collections and keepsakes can be salvaged if done correctly and quickly. If the damaged items are allowed to sit for any length of time, they may not be able to be saved. No one wants to have to throw away things that are important to them.

It’s Cost Effective

When it comes to cleaning up a mess, you must have the necessary supplies on hand, may have to rent equipment, and pay for other expenses associated with doing the job, so what difference does it make to pay someone to do this job for you? It will cost you money either way, and at least the job will be done the right way and you won’t lose any of your belongings to mold.

They’ll Do the Job Right


Mold growth is the biggest challenge after mopping up water from your home or business. Something may look dry on the surface, but if there is moisture inside the wood it will quickly begin to show mold or mildew spots from lingering moisture. Moisture in the walls or floors of your home can lead to serious damage from wood rot. Mold is a health hazard as it affects the respiratory tract of people with breathing conditions like COPD and asthma. Doing the job right means following a certain procedure and ensuring that everything gets dried properly.

They Can Help You File an Insurance Claim

 Insurance claims are tricky business and a very stressful thing to have to deal with, on top of everything else you’re going through. At Xpress Restoration, we are familiar with the insurance claim process, and can help you file your claim with your insurance provider.

We are water damage experts in San Diego and have helped thousands of customers navigate the insurance claim process. Don’t risk trying to do this all on your own. Contact us today and get top-notch service 24/7. The benefits of hiring a professional restoration company are affordability, convenience, and knowing that you have the best person for the job.


Calling a professional for water damage restoration will help put your mind at ease.  You know the job will be done right, and you can get back to your normal routine much faster.


Our certified restoration experts are trained to deal with water removal emergencies, and they will contact you within 15 minutes of your initial call. They will also advise you how to minimize the water damage until our crew arrives. We are locals and we have almost 15 years of expertise dealing with Water Damage Drying, Water Damage Cleaning, Flooded basement cleanup, Water Removal and all the related services. in San Diego CA, 91911




We respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 day a week, 365 days a year. Highly trained technicians are ready to respond now to your call.



We will inspect the damage to ceilings, walls, floors and other parts of your property FREE of charge. We use state-of-the art infrared cameras and moisture monitors to find all areas of damage, even if they’re hidden.



We will move belongings to a dry place. If the damage is extensive, we will carefully pack and inventory the items for safe-keeping until your property is restored



We will ensure your property is completely dry by placing fans and dehumidifiers anywhere the structure is wet. For more severe damage, we may also remove drywall, flooring, and other material that is beyond repair.



After ensuring your property is dry, we will work with you to restore it to its pre-damage condition and return your belongings to get you BACK TO NORMAL.



We have helped thousands of customers navigate the insurance claim process for water damage.



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I am so glad I contacted Xpress Restoration! Leonardo is extremely professional. He came out right away and did a thorough assesment. They are very professional, knowledgeable and trustworthy. Highly recommend and will be calling them again if ever needed!

-Freddy Canizales Jr.

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