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Common Causes of Water Damage

From natural disasters to malfunctioning plumbing systems, water damage has many causes. No matter the cause, our local restoration professionals are here to clean up water damage of any size.

  • Frozen, Burst, Broken, or Leaky Water Pipes
  • Flooding from Heavy Rain Storms
  • Overflowing Bathtubs, Toilets, or Sinks
  • Clogged or Malfunctioning Drains
  • Sewage Backups or Septic Tank Malfunctions
  • Dishwasher Leaks or Malfunctions

The Average Cost of Water Damage Restoration

The national average price of water damage restoration is $2700, but the cost may vary depending on a number of factors. On the low end, water mitigation and restoration may cost $400, with the high end reaching to $7500 or more.

Category 1 Clean Water: $3.75 per square foot
Category 2 Gray Water: $4.50 per square foot
Category 3 Black Water: $7.00 per square foot
Again, there are a number of factors that impact the total cost of restoration and these are rough estimates. Also, your insurance is likely to cover damage caused by a sudden and accidental water event.

If you are looking to limit the price of water damage repairs, act quickly to start water damage cleanup. The longer you delay, the more likely the cost of cleanup and restoration will go up.
The number one question after a water damage event is how much is this going to cost. While you are likely worried about the cost of water mitigation, the damage will only get worse if you delay cleanup and restoration. In order to understand the cost of water damage restoration, you need to understand the factors that determine the price.
Unfortunately, water damage restoration isn’t like picking out a new pair of shoes. In addition to the labor rate, there are a number of different factors that go into determining the cost of water damage restoration