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ATEX Now Covers Leander and Cedar Park

Cedar Park Water Damage Repair

ATEX Water Damage Restoration is your premier and leading provider of fire, water damage, flood cleanup, mold removal, and remodeling services for residential and commercial properties in Cedar Park and the surrounding areas. We provide water damage restoration services for homes or businesses in Cedar Park. Our north location allows our ATEX Water Damage Restoration teams of certified technicians to respond quickly to Cedar Park emergency calls, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Cedar Park Water Damage

Quality People, Quality Service

ATEX Water Damage Restoration offers high-quality Cedar Park water damage repair services. We strive to provide high-quality water restoration services for residential and commercial properties. When you call the ATEX emergency hotline, you will get a quick response and the most efficient water damage Cedar Park restoration services. All of the technicians at ATEX are trained and licensed. We use only the latest hi-Tec machines and methods to complete water damage restoration work. ATEX always stands ready to respond 24/7 to customer calls for help.  ATEX handles large or small Cedar Park residential or commercial water damage restoration projects. ATEX Water Damage Restoration takes pride in meeting or exceeding our client’s expectations.

Fire and Smoke Damage Cedar Park

Our people at ATEX Water Damage Restoration know that fire and smoke damage can be physically and emotionally devastating. Smoke odors penetrate the structure and contents, while layers of soot blanket everything within reach. The structure and contents often suffer further damage by the chemicals and water used to control and extinguish the fire. Personal items sometimes even suffer irreversible damage.

Understanding the Process

It is understandable you and your family may be devastated by the events and concerned about what lies ahead. We assure you that we care, we can help, and that your family’s home will not be just another “restoration project.” Your best interests will be served, and we will carefully guide you through the process. We’ll get your house back to being your home.

 

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Metal Roofing

The Long Lasting Choice

Because replacing the roof is such a stressful task, most people want to reduce the frequency of having to install a new roof. Since their introduction, metal roofing materials have been gaining in popularity. New designs and colors have added to that popularity, as well as the fact that metal roofing is intended to last for a very long time. With proper maintenance, a metal roof can last a lifetime or more.

Metal Roof

Large Number of Designs Available

As well as being available in a wide range of colors, metal roofing can also be made in accordance with different architectural designs. For example, metal roofing can be made to mimic the appearance of wood shake shingles or asphalt shingles, to name a few. For slanted roofs, metal roofing can be made to appear to be vertical siding, and can greatly enhance the building’s appearance, especially when integrated into the color scheme of the rest of the roof.

Metal Offers Many Benefits

There are many benefits to using metal materials for your roof. Firstly, metal is very resilient and lasts for a long time. Whether it is steel, aluminum, or copper, the roof will remain as long as the house is still standing. If you don’t stay in the house for that long, you probably won’t realize the money such a durable roof will save you. The initial cost will be more than traditional asphalt shingles, but if you plan to live in the house for a long time, you will save money in the long run.

Weather and Metal Roofing Products

Metal roofing is also well equipped to handle snowfall during the winter months. Metal will heat up quickly from the sun, which will melt the snow and keep the roof clear. However, the sound of rain on a metal roof can be loud and distracting, especially in heavy rain or hail storms. There are insulating products usually installed to help reduce the noise, however. Metal roofs are vulnerable to damage from large hail and other solid objects that may hit the roof. There are dent-resistant products which can be purchased, but the damage may still occur if steps are not taken to prevent it.

Fire Resistant and Quicker Installation

Another advantage to having a metal roof is that they are resistant to fire, and often have a Class A fire rating. However, if you have a metal roof installed over an asphalt roof, fire damage can still occur. The asphalt material could burn and become hot enough to melt the metal roof. Metal roofing is usually faster to install than other conventional roofing shingles because it comes in large sections or sheets. Metal is also good for roofs with low inclines.

 

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Flood Damage: What to Do Now

A Flood is Rarely Expected

Floods often occur unexpectedly and can cause a great deal of water damage to your home and belongings as well as cause items in your home to grow mold or have a mildew odor. If your home is involved in a flood, you will want the water damage restoration process to begin quickly after the flood to repair water damage and get your home back to normal.

Hopefully, You Have Flood Insurance

Flood insurance can be a great tool is helping with disaster recovery efforts. If you have a flood insurance policy one of the first things, you will want to do it to contact the insurance company and see what types of restoration efforts are covered by your plan. In some cases, you may be able to hire someone to help you clean your home after a flood, as well as have several items that may have been suffered water damage replaced. You’ll want to record the damage with photographs and written details. The more information you save, the better.

Water Damage Is Not an Easy Do It Yourself (DIY) Job

Once you know how your flood insurance company intends to handle your claim, it’s time to start restoration efforts on your own. The best case is to hire a local
Austin water damage restoration service to extract the water and dry out your property. While waiting for them to arrive, try opening windows (during warmer months) to air out your home and start cleaning up any excess water that remains in your home by mopping or blotting water off of surfaces. You will want to get as much water out of your home as quickly as possible before items begin to mold or develop an unpleasant mildew odor. Pay particular attention to carpets and upholstered furniture. Cloth items, especially those stuffed, like couches and chairs. Those are natural places for water to get trapped, and then begin to develop an unpleasant odor that cannot be removed. Help preserve your furniture and carpeting by removing cushions for even more rapid drying, and blotting up as much of the water off of carpets and furniture as possible.

Turn Off The Electricity

I should have mentioned this as the first thing to do. Standing water and electricity are a dangerous combination. While cleaning up after a flood pay careful attention to any electronics that may have is exposed to the flood, and suffered water damage. Computer water damage, as well as water damage to other appliances, can make them unsafe to operate after being submerged in water. A flood, no matter how large, doesn’t have to be utterly devastating. After any flood, working quickly and intelligently can make a huge difference in the amount of water damage caused to your home from a flood, and how long you will spend in the restoration process.