Help & Assistance During Floods
The floods may have subsided somewhat in parts of the country but experts are still predicting a possible return later in the week along with unusually cold, frosty weather.
After the flooding begins the hard work of making the properties habitable again following the damage caused by flooding - that's where Timberwise can help!
Flood Treatments From Remediation Specialists
When a building has been subjected to flooding it is vital that any flood remediation work is carried out by experts. Timberwise, as members of the Property Care Association Flood Remediation Group, are specialists when it comes to repairing buildings that have been affected by water ingress.
As members of the Property Care Association Flood Remediation Group we can also:
1. Assist in the recovery of the flooded building.
Assist the company undertaking the drying aspects of the property and can undertake investigations to highlight areas at greatest risk from fungal decay or degradation. This will reduce the possibility of problems of dry rot (http://www.timberwise.co.uk/
2. Provide effective repairs to damaged areas of the property.
At Timberwise we deal with damp and dampness every day and our experience in dealing with rising and penetrating dampness can also be applied to flooded buildings. We are experienced in the damage caused by water ingress and can advise on the necessary solution as a result of the water ingress. Problems with repairs that are flooding related are common – but these may only surface sometime after the property is repaired.
3. Providing refurbishment and repair solutions can introduce greater long term resilience to future flood water ingress.
In some instances it may be possible to undertake repairs that will provide the building with far greater resilience to future floods. With our expertise in waterproofing we are ideally placed to help. As members of the PCA Flood Remediation Group Timberwise have to meet tough criteria. Timberwise can be called upon to provide high quality flood remediation works, as well as advice and guidance with drying the building and preventing decay following a flood. For further information on floods and how to prepare in the event of a flood visit the Environment Agency web pages dedicated to flooding.
If you have a property that has suffered at the hands of flooding and needs help from our team of specialists either eMail our team or call 0800 288 8660.