Water Damage Restoration in Lafayette, LA

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Lafayette’s water damage specialists at MAKO Restoration. 

We are ready and waiting, whether you need:

  • Expert consulting
  • Mold remediation
  • Water damage restoration

Simply fill out the form below or call!

24 HOURS A DAY — 7 DAYS A WEEK​

We can typically provide a 1-hour response time and we leave our satisfied clients with a clean and safe environment. Satisfied Lafayette residents and business owners are now enjoying their home and facilities.

Call us! We’ll get you cleaned-up, fixed-up, and running ASAP!

Has your home or business recently had water damage?

If so, we commit to providing you with SAME DAY response to all your inquiries and questions. Our specialists are readily available. For the best professional Flood and Water Damage Repair in Louisiana, Please Contact us now!

Here is some information and frequently asked questions

Below are the basic categories that you could classify on repairing water damage:

Get the building completely dried out by first removing ALL of the excess water (visible and non-visible)

This is cleaning up the mess (dirt & grime) left behind from the process. The focus is not only cleaning up but preventing your floors, furniture, and walls from being permanently stained. And about that ‘wet-dog,’ musty’, moldy,’ yucky’ smell that flood damage accompanies.


Replacing subfloors, walls, drywalls, and many other components is our reconstruction process. This is also synonymous with the “repair” or “reconstruction”, which includes everything from very minor touch-ups of the carpet, carpet cleaning or replacement, aesthetic repar, water spots, to more severe strustructural repairs.

 

Carpet cleaning or carpet replacement, aesthetic damage, water spots to more severe structural repairs

What are the common causes of water damage in Lafayette, LA?

Common cause listed here are:

  • Leaky HVAC system
  • Water heater burst
  • Piping burst
  • Roof leaks
  • Bathtub or Shower overflow
  • Severe Weather
  • Rainstorms
  • Hurricanes
  • Tornadoes
  • Floods
  • Washing machine, dishwater overflow

Is it really necessary to repair flood damage in Lafayette?

Yes! If it’s any of the reasons above, natural disaster or anytime you have a flood – As soon as possible, it is critical to clean it up and repair the damage

“The pocketbook” – Where most decisions are relied upon. From a flood event, if you don’t repair the damage quickly, it will end up being more expensive and only get worse. The less chance there is moisture causing more rot to your structure and the faster you can get things dried up and replaced, the less chance it will develop into a potentially expensive mold problem.

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Another reason to act promptly after a flood event is mold growth! Especially from a health point of view. Besides mold, there are other reasons to act immediately

There could also be the potential for hazardous waste to be present, depending on the class of water that caused the damage. How do you know if you’re dealing with a toxic situation? Most of the time, there’s no way of knowing whether you are dealing with a toxic or hazardous situation.

Clean water (Cat I), Grey Water (Cat II), Black Water (Cat III) are the 3 categories of water. And even if you’re aware of these types, are you sure you are aware of what you’re dealing with? Especially Category 3 Water Damage

What about runoff from nearby sewers, farms, rivers, plants, refineries, that could be contaminated or polluted during a natural flood event.

What does it cost to repair water damage in Lousiana and is it covered by my insurance?

To repair or inquire about water damage restoration in Lafayette, $1,100 and $4,100 are what the average homeowner spends, with $2,600 being the national average. Depending on the severity of the damage, the cost can dramatically increase.
Hiring a true professional from the start can reduce the cost. You are likely dealing with mold problems or more extensive reconstruction costs in the future if the job is not done thoroughly.

Every insurance policy and every job is different. Both homeowners and renters insurance covers water damage repair – however, circumstances may vary. (For example, if it is clearly due to neglectful maintenance or no maintenance on the part of the homeowner, most policies will not pay out.)

The contractors we work with would need to come out and perform a “Damage Assessment” to find out the cost to your particular case. In which what they would propose to do to fix it upon inspection and estimation of the extent of the problem.

Own loss of assessment could likely be done by your insurance as well.

We can help you get everything you can from your policy, the good news is that each contractor we work with is experienced in dealing with insurance carriers.

Do I need to hire a water damage restoration company in Lafayette, LA area or can I do it myself?

Leave it to the professionals, cleaning up water-damaged areas and mold is what we do best
We highly recommend you DO NOT attempt to perform clean-up yourself, especially if you have any reason to suspect grey or black water.
Natural disasters such as a flood, hurricane, or severe storm that caused the water damage can be a huge problem. You could get seriously injured, there may sharp pieces of glass or electrical shorts;
Performing the clean-up is not recommended, Please DO NOT attempt
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