Pricing Factors In Water Restoration

by | Dec 16, 2020 | Flood Damage, Mold Damage, Water Damage, Water Damage Repairs

Water is one of the forces that keeps our lives moving. Without it, life and human existence will be difficult, if not impossible. 

A widely agreed fact is the inevitability of water, it is everywhere and very necessary. With the wide number of advantages we should not forget the disadvantages of this natural treasure, water can also be very destructive. People that are located in places that are surrounded by water, damages cannot be avoided. While water damage might seem like nothing to worry about on the surface, it is actually a big deal. 

There  are usually two steps involved in the water restoration process. First there is the part where you have to locate where exactly is faulty in your water circulation system, then there is the part where you talk about actual steps in reducing or solving completely, the damages done. 

By now, you will most likely be wondering how much it costs to fix your water damages. A number of facts contributes to the costs of water restorations. To avoid being overcharged and to also properly prepare and tackle water damages, the following pricing factors should be put into consideration. 

  • Source and Size of Water: A core concern for expert plumbers is the source and size of water that caused the water damages, determining these two is beyond important. As you’d expect water damages caused by a body of water that is difficult to access the cost of fixing the damage will be high.

Again, the size of the water is a factor to consider. You shouldn’t expect to pay the same price for water damages in housing pipes and industrial pipes that are very large. As the volume of water rises so does the cost of fixing it. 

  • Type of water: Professional plumbers can differentiate between the types of water. There are basically three types of water that often needs fixing. First there is clear water, then grey water and black water. All of these carry different health risks. As expected health risk is higher in black water than it is in grey and clean water. Hence, the cost formula is basically, the higher the health risk caused by the water the higher the cost. 
  • Accessibility:  The area where the fixing is required is equally consequential to the cost. Some areas rare difficult to reach even for professional plumbers and restoration professionals. What this means is  that the cost of water restoration there will be higher  than usual. 
  • Materials: As previous established in this article, different strokes applies to different folks. In an instance where special tools and materials are needed, the cost of water restoration is high. Also, when the materials damaged by the water is costly, replacing them is usually expensive thus adding to the cost. 
  • Mold: Mold growth in water can make fixing  it more timely, difficult and expensive.