How Much Does It Cost to Fix Water Damage?

Water Restoration

prices for fixing water damage

This is a very common question that does not have an easy answer. Learning about the cost of fixing water damage can help you manage your finances in this situation. The best way to find a water damage restoration cost is to ask for an estimate from a professional restoration company. Even then, the answer is not simple.

The restoration company must go to the property and investigate the damage. Statistically, the average cost for flood damage restoration is $2,700. A small, clean water loss will often be around $1,000, while a large, black water loss (such as a flood) can be $5,000 or more. These costs are just for making the property dry and safe (mitigation and restoration). These costs don’t include any reconstruction such as replacing drywall, painting, or floor covering.

What does a water damage restoration company need to know before they can give an estimate?

Do all restoration companies charge the same rates?

To learn more about water damage insurance, see Does My Homeowners Insurance Cover Water Damage? and Black Mold Insurance Claims – What You Need to Know. For professional water damage restoration or mold remediation, contact your local PuroClean office or call 800-775-7876.

PuroClean is a leading commercial and residential restoration franchising company.  Founded in 2001, the company offers fire and water cleanup and restoration services, mold mitigation and remediation, and biohazard cleanup and removal throughout the United States and Canada through its franchise network of 240 offices. Learn more. 
Last edited on 1st of September 2017

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