Atlantic1 Flood Damage & Clean Up

Flood Damage:


Flood DamageLocated in South Florida, the Atlantic1 team knows that flooding and water damage can happen at any time and can happen as a result of many things like rain storms, broken appliances, backed up sewer or water lines, clogged bathtubs or sinks and just about anything else involving water.

Our team is on call 24/7 to help mitigate your flood damage clean-up emergencies. We give high priority to flood damage situations to  better prevent mold, mildew and structural damage. We are certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, Restoration Certification (I.I.C.R.C.) and closely follow all guidelines for each flooding and water damage situation.


Our Process

In a flooding or water damage event, the Atlantic1 team works to first identify and stop the source of water. Once the water is no longer getting in, we can begin to repair the damage by:

  • Cleaning or removing the carpet as needed, and if necessary the padding and tackstrip, for recovery
  • Treating all affected areas with an antimicrobial compound to prevent and stop the growth of mold and mildew
  • Drying the area for at least 3 days with commercial air-movers and dehumidifiers
  • Reinstallation of carpet, plus new padding if needed, and final cleaning of the space

Water Damage is classified into one of the following classes:

  • Class 1 Water Damage
    Water damage that affect only part of a room or area, or losses with lower permeance/porosity materials (e.g., plywood, particle board, structural wood, VCT, concrete). Little or no wet carpet or padding is present. Minimum moisture is absorbed by materials, releasing moisture slowly.
  • Class 2 Water Damage
    Water damage that affect an entire room or carpet and cushion. Water has crept up walls 12" - 24”. There is moisture remaining in structural materials (e.g., plywood, particleboard, structural wood, concrete).
  • Class 3 Water Damage
    Water may have come from overhead. Ceilings, walls, insulation, carpet, cushion and sub-floor in the entire area are saturated.
  • Class 4 Water Damage
    These consist of wet materials with very low permeance/porosity (hardwood, plaster, brick, concrete, stone). Typically, there are deep pockets of saturation.

FAQ's


How does mold develop?
Mold requires nutrients, water, oxygen and favorable temperatures in order to grow. Organic materials such as wood, paper or fabrics are a good source of nutrients for mold, making drywall, carpet and wallpaper highly susceptible to mold infestation. Some synthetic products such as paints and adhesives can also serve as food for mold. Once mold spores are brought into a building, the right combination of moisture, darkness and temperature will enable it to grow and spread.

Are there harmful and non-harmful molds?
There are many types of mold. About 100 types are known to cause infection in healthy people, while other molds cause infections only in persons with compromised immune systems. Most people tolerate exposure to moderate levels of many different molds without any apparent adverse health effects, while others may have severe allergic reactions to even the slightest amounts. 

Some molds produce powerful chemicals called "mycotoxins" that can cause illness in both animals and people. Scientific knowledge about the health effects of these toxins is quite limited.

What should I do after a flood, sewage or water leak?
The first thing you should do is contact a water damage remediation company. You do not want to delay, since mold begins to form after twelve hours. The longer water sits, the more opportunity it has to wreak havoc on wood, walls and carpet. You will also want to contact your insurance company to begin the claim process, avoid the affected area whenever possible. If there is standing water in an area with electrical appliances, do not enter the room under any circumstances.

What does the water damage restoration process involve?
Atlantic1 experts will first inspect the area and attempt to stop the water source from creating additional damage. We will then use our water extraction machinery to remove any standing or access water from the site. Once the water is gone, we start the drying process with dehumidifiers and heavy fans. When the area is dry to our satisfaction, we test the air to make sure the problem is resolved and the moisture and any mold spores have been removed.

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Water Damage, Leaks &
   Flood Clean Up

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