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Water Mitigation or Water Restoration?

If you have recently experienced water damage at your property, you are likely looking into services for assistance. You may be wondering what the difference between water mitigation and water restoration is and how these services can assist you after a water-damaging event. 


While the two terms may seem interchangeable and are used as such in the industry, they do have different meanings. We would like to discuss mitigation and water damage restoration services and their differences. 


What is Water Mitigation?

Water mitigation can greatly assist property owners after a water-damaging event has befallen their property. These services can be considered a part of the water damage restoration process. Mitigation services seek to prevent further damage to your property. Mitigation focuses on getting your property and belonging’s out of danger. 


These services take aim at preventing additional damages and are generally considered preventative when a property owner wants to undertake the restoration process on their own. Water mitigation services are generally covered by insurance providers depending on the event and damage. 


What is Water Damage Restoration?

As stated above, mitigation is covered through the process of water damage restoration as well. These services take aim at returning your property back to its pre-loss conditions. Water damage restoration services seek to rid your property of all damages sustained while also providing protection against further damages. 


Water damage restoration services are generally covered by insurance providers unless the damage is a result of neglect. Restoration allows our technicians to restore the property back to its pre-loss conditions. By removing all noticeable signs of damage, we can make it as if the event never happened. 


Utilizing Mitigation and Water Damage Restoration

If you have experienced a water-damaging event at your property, you may be wondering which service best fits your needs. Water damage restoration or mitigation? The answer could depend on your situation and the event that has occurred and if insurance can assist you. 


Whether you need mitigation or water damage restoration, contact (800) 430-5838 to get in contact with one of our trained professionals. Our technicians can provide you with an assessment of the damages at your property to help you better determine if you want mitigation or water damage restoration.