Water Damage

Yesterday one of our customers came home to find water pouring out our their third floor attic ceiling with much of the drywall ceiling collapsed with soaked insulation everywhere.  the owner remembered to call 919 EMERG-NC and we were there in 30 minutes.  EMERG+NC Property...

Water Damage Statistics If you've read our blog for any length of time, then you know that water damage is a serious business when it occurs. The common wisdom is that most homes will experience at least one major water damage event during their existence, but...

Overall, water based disasters or issues are one of the most common problems that we see, so we've put together a list of commonly asked questions and answers related to water based damage and mitigation. Hopefully, these will help answer some of your questions: What are...

  Sewer water can contain all types of toxic and hazardous contaminants.  Having your property properly cleaned can help ensure the health safety of your family and/or employees. Answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding Sewer Backup by EMERG-NC Property Rescuers. Is it safe for my...

What kind of Insurance coverage do I have for Water Damage? Water damage is one of the most common reasons people make claims on their home insurance.  Did you know that 22 out of 1000 homes suffer a water damage related loss each year?  Water heaters...

While the classification of any water damage loss at a disaster scene needs to be done by a disaster recovery professional, it's beneficial that you have a high level understanding of what those classifications are and any health and/or property risks that are associated with that classification.

The water damage classification actually refers to the nature of the loss and not the level of the damage. This rating takes into account the source of the water, along with it's current state of contamination. Commonly used rating terminology is as follows: