Trust PuroClean of Birmingham, AL for your Water Damage Restoration


Something as simple as a leaky faucet or as major as a burst pipe are often causes of significant water damage. Your local PuroClean of Birmingham, AL is dedicated to responding quickly to make sure that any water and moisture is removed from your home, regardless of the cause. Your home or business is in good hands and will be taken care of by our experienced technicians. It’s important to avoid the risk of mold damage. Our goal is to avoid additional damage. Call us anytime at (205) 994-7227 – Don’t wait!

PuroClean QuickDry System™

Our QuickDry systems is designed to dry affected structural materials and contents and in a timely and effective manner can include:

  • A thorough assessment and inspection of the structure to determine what’s wet and how wet structural materials and contents are with infrared cameras and moisture meters.
  • The removal of standing water.
  • The application of specialized drying equipment.
  • Daily inspections and monitoring until materials have reached their pre-loss condition and established drying goals.

Water Removal Process: PuroClean of Birmingham, AL‘s IICRC certified technicians respectfully care for your property and belongings while ensuring water damage, both seen and unseen, is restored.

Mold and Odor Removal: Water losses not handled in a timely manner and dried down quickly can lead to secondary damage such as microbial growth, as well as cause structural components to lose their integrity, possibly impact indoor air quality, and may ultimately result in compromised occupant health issues to develop. PuroClean’s IICRC certified technicians follow industry best practices to properly remediate mold that has infected and/or damaged and return the property to a pre-loss condition. Once a scope of remediation and repair has been determined, they will implement engineering controls and containment to prevent cross-contamination to unaffected sections of a building utilizing negative pressure with HEPA air filtration devices. A remediation protocol is developed to remove contaminants by:

  • The removal of compromised materials and contents per industry standards.
  • A thorough cleaning using HEPA air filter devices and HEPA vacuums.
  • A thorough cleaning of all surfaces with cleaning solutions that can include EPA registered disinfectants, followed by another HEPA vacuuming of all surfaces.

A lot of people use bleach to clean mold; however, this is an ineffective strategy as bleach does not kill the spores; it only bleaches them. PuroClean’s mission is to return your property to a clean and safe condition.

Odors are a sign that something could still be wet. If something has a musty pungent odor it can indicate microbial issues that can create MVOC’s (microbial volatile organic compounds) and can cause health related issues. PuroClean’s approach is to follow industry standards to develop the right scope of repair for your business or home, which includes employing specialized equipment, cleaning practices, followed by recommending a clearance test to ensure your property has reached the desired goal.

Ongoing Communication: During the Birmingham, AL water remediation process PuroClean works with you and your insurance provider to keep you both in the loop on what is happening, what to expect and what to do. It is our goal at PuroClean of Birmingham, AL to be transparent, to ensure all parties involved stay fully aware of what is taking place and are able to make decisions confidently.

You can count on PuroClean of Birmingham, AL to respond to your Birmingham, AL water damage incident with urgency and sensitivity, 24/7, and to professionally restore your home or property. We respect the trauma you and your family are going through, and we will assist you with compassion, and minimal disruption to your daily life.

We will consistently stay in touch with you and your insurance provider through the whole process to make sure you are kept updated on the progress. State-of-the-science equipment is used by our IICRC certified technicians to accurately measure the extent of water damage and completely restore your property by removing visible and invisible water damage.

PuroClean Emergency Flood and Related Water Damage Restoration Services in Birmingham, AL


Water Damage Assessments:

  • Our technicians will first conduct a thorough assessment, perform daily inspections and monitoring to develop drying strategies and answer: What’s wet, how wet is it, is it drying, and has it reached its dry standard.
  • The assessment helps determine what damaged material may need to be removed due to structural integrity issues, damage not restorable, or contamination. Our goal is to dry all materials such as drywall, wood, carpet and padding, baseboards, furniture, insulation, furniture, upholstery, and more, providing they are not contaminated, or structurally compromised according to industry standards.

Birmingham, AL Emergency Water Extraction

To extract the standing water from your home or business, we begin by using strategically located commercial grade water removing equipment that quickly removes the water.

  • The first step consists of immediate water removal using our advanced pumping machines. Once the water has been extracted, all affected belongings and structures will be removed and stored or discarded.
  • Once completed, the equipment will be removed and the water will be discarded elsewhere by PuroClean’s employees.

Drying & Dehumidification

Then our focus is to identify, isolate and prep all areas that need drying and dehumidification.

  1. Relocation of belongings and upholstery are required to ensure that the process can be finished completely.
  2. When ready, the PuroClean professional will place air moving machines around the affected premises. Remember that these machines are quite noisy. The air movers will be concentrated on parts of the house or business that contain moisture to pull out any trapped water.
  3. The water is pulled into the air by the air movers, which are specially designed to increase evaporation in the given space and create airflow so dehumidifiers can be most effective. PuroClean technicians dispose of the water in another location.
  4. Only after monitoring the humidity and confirming the levels have returned to normal, your property will be returned to the original location.

Final Cleaning Processes

Odors can form in a carpet that has been water damaged very easily due to soils and potentially from other issues such as mildew and may spread beyond the affected area to your entire home or business. PuroClean’s professional process of cleaning, deodorizing and spot removal will safely and effectively remove soils and organics that are odor-causing.

  • Our technicians will begin with a complete inspection and dry vacuuming of your carpet.
  • To properly repair the affected carpet, where needed, your furniture may require repositioning.
  • Pre-treatments may be required for heavily soiled areas, spots, or pet odors.
  • Post cleaning treatments can include textile or fiber protection, the cleaning of hard surfaces and contents that can help protect and prolong the value of your property.

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Dangers of Not Resolving Water Damage

PuroClean Birmingham, AL‘s Water Damage Dos and Don’ts


Although the repair of water damage in Birmingham, AL is a high priority, safety of our customers and technicians is our most important priority. The following tips will help reduce risk of suffering setbacks due to a heavy rain, flood, roof leaks or faulty plumbing or AC units; regardless of whether you’re mitigating or restoring water damage.

What You Should Do:

  • Shut Off Your Water: Shut down your home’s water supply and call a plumber for repairs.
  • Be Cautious: Due to wet floors, make sure to watch your step. Also, watch for trip and fall hazards and for any exposed electrical wires.
  • Remove Water: Mop up as much water as possible. In cool weather, open windows to speed drying; in hot weather, if safe, turn on your Air Conditioning.
  • Upholstery should be propped up: All loose cushions and upholstered furniture should be propped up in a dry place.
  • Manage Area Rugs and Obstacles: Remove any area rugs and pick up any items that are sitting on the floor.
  • Dry Storage Containers: Storage containers such as wet suitcases and storage bins should be opened and dried in the sunlight if at all possible.
  • Protect Valuables: Relocate paintings and other artwork to a safe, dry place.
  • Dry Clothing: Immediately dry all articles of clothing. Hang fur and leather goods to dry at room temperature.
  • Protect Furniture: Place tinfoil or plastic wrap under furniture legs on wet carpeting. Open (but do not force) drawers and cabinet doors to dry out the inside.
  • Call PuroClean Immediately: Call PuroClean of Birmingham, AL. Our trained technicians are highly skilled in Birmingham, AL water damage restoration.

Do Not Do:

  • DO NOT VACUUM: You shouldn’t use a common household vacuum cleaner. Only use a wet vac, the type that is specifically created to handle water.
  • Don’t mess with electrical outlets: DO NOT plug or unplug any electrical cords or outlets and don’t touch anything that’s plugged in.
  • DO NOT USE APPLIANCES: DO NOT USE TVs, radios, computers, ceiling fans, or any other electrical appliances while you are standing on wet carpets or floors, particularly concrete or tile floors.
  • Do Not turn up the heat: keep interiors cool, as mold grows with heat and moisture.

Our Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the questions typically asked by our PuroClean customers:

What happens if I have a flood late at night and need assistance?

We at PuroClean of Birmingham, AL are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and will respond to your call for assistance at any time and on any day. We restore your property as if it were our own and will ensure the damage will be in a better state than it originally was. Call us now at (205) 994-7227.

What do I need to do to get a free estimate, or how much does it cost?

Call us now at (205) 994-7227 for a free estimate of our water remediation services.

Does homeowners insurance cover flooding or water damage? Do you work with insurance companies to minimize the cost and hassle?

Homeowners insurance provides coverage for sudden and accidental damage (such as water heater ruptures or pipe bursts). However, flood damage, no matter the water source, is NOT covered by standard homeowners policies. Also, a standard homeowners insurance policy will not cover water damage that results from a lack of maintenance.

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Why Choose PuroClean of Birmingham

QuickDry System™

The PuroClean QuickDry System™ uses applied psychrometric science — a proven process that properly manages dehumidification and temperature. This system will effectively and efficiently facilitate drying and help ensure that your water-damaged property is restored.

The PuroClean Water Removal Process

Our professionals at PuroClean of Birmingham will take good care of your property and belongings while ensuring all standing water has been removed. Our emergency water extraction equipment will not only remove all signs of visible water, but it will also remove water not easily seen.

Mold/Odor Removal

Our technicians will sanitize the mold-infected structure by using our HEPA filters and HEPA vacuums. This will remove contaminants that are at risk of becoming airborne. This way, your property will be at its cleanest and safest state. The odor resulting from mold damage can infiltrate surrounding areas and be difficult to remove. However, our state-of-the-art equipment will restore your home or business to its pre-loss condition without any evidence of damage.

Ongoing Communication

We at PuroClean of Birmingham know how important it is to practice open and honest communication. Throughout the water damage restoration process, we will ensure that you and your insurance provider know what is happening and what to expect.

Unlike any other water damage restoration company, we rescue and restore lives and property with the PuroClean QuickDry System™ in the shortest possible time and at a much lower cost than the traditional drying system many of our competitors use. Using state-of-the-art equipment for drying, dehumidifying, deodorizing, and disinfecting, we restore your home or business with minimal disruption so that you can get back to your normal life.

PuroClean Emergency Flood and Related Water Damage Restoration Services

  • Water Removal

  • Emergency Water Extraction

  • Drying & Dehumidification

  • Carpet Restoration

  • Carpet Cleaning, Deodorization & Spot Removal

  • Mold & Odor Removal

  • Reconstruction

Urgency and sensitivity

Recognizing that water damage causes a devastating setback to families or businesses, our Paramedics of Property Damage™ respond with urgency and sensitivity 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to professionally salvage your property. We understand the trauma you are facing, so we perform water damage restoration on your property with compassion and minimal disruption to your daily life.

Detailed and Accurate Assessments

Our professionals identify the full extent of water damage, both visible and unseen, by using sensors such as moisture detectors and hygrometers. Meanwhile, we help homeowners overcome their feeling of helplessness by explaining the process in a way that they can understand what is happening, what to expect, and what they can do.