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How Much Does it Cost to Clean Up Water in Columbus?

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There are a few important reasons why you may need water clean up Columbus. You may need a Columbus water clean up service if your home has been damaged by natural flooding, you experienced water damage from broken pipes or plumbing, or your place has been ravaged by a tsunami. Whatever the cause is, one thing is always sure. If water is stuck anywhere in your home or is pooling somewhere in your surroundings, it is always important to get water clean up Columbus services. Water clean up Columbus is important in the restoration and survival of your home. Water can be very damaging, especially if it gets in between walls, ceilings, and floors. It can affect the whole structure of the house. Stagnant or flood water is also hazardous to health. If the water affecting your home or property is caused by flood, there is a big possibility that it is contaminated. Removing it does not guarantee that your home is already safe. Some residues might be left behind and can only be removed by hiring a water clean up Columbus service.

Fair price breakdown

Columbus water clean up costs vary depending on some factors like the size of the area, the kind of water that should be cleaned and the duration of the clean up. Flood water is divided into three categories. Category 1 water that is caused by some broken plumbing and is not contaminated which can be cleaned at around $2.5 to $3.75 per square foot. Category 2 water which is commonly caused by broken appliances like dishwashers and washing machines is approximately $3 to $4.50 per square foot and category 3 which is the most contaminated and dangerous water can be cleaned at $5.50 to $7 per square foot. Conducting a water clean up Columbus of a house basement can go anywhere between $500 up to $10,000 depending on the area size.

Estimated final cost for water clean up

Item Quantity Fair Price
Damaged Surface Labor 53.4 Hours $1,737.94
Damaged Surface Job Materials and Supplies 200 Square Feet $691.74
Totals - Cost to Repair Water Damage - 215 Square Feet $2,429.68
Average Cost Per Square Foot $12.15

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On average, it is estimated that water clean up Columbus can cost $7,800 for flood water that is around 1 to 4 inches thick. It can go as high as $19,000 for 9 to 12 inches deep of flood water and $26,000 or more for 18 inches deep of flood water. You might find that water clean up Columbus can be quite costly but remember that flood water is considered to be a very expensive problem. It needs careful cleaning and drying to ensure that all residues are gone from all parts of the house. Any water left can lead to mold infestation that is a very damaging by-product of flood. To save on costs, it is always recommended to maintain your plumbing system regularly and always be prepared for any calamity that might strike your area. Always keep in mind the old saying that says “prevention is better than cure.”

Franklin County Water Clean Up FAQ

It depends. If you purchase a flood insurance, your property is covered for damages and clean up due to flooding. However, if you only have home insurance, there's a possibility that it will only cover the cost of cleaning and restoration for damages caused by general home water damages. It is best to get in touch with your insurance agent for the details.

Yes. It is best if you treat any amount of water stuck anywhere in your home as a problem regardless of how small or big it is. The cost can be substantial, but if you let it sit around, it can cost you more to repair the damages it might inflict in your home.

If the water is just from some plumbing problem that has been fixed and is not contaminated with any hazardous chemical, you can clean it up yourself. However, stagnant water that has contaminants due to flood and sewage problems should always be handled by professionals only.

Last Updated: Nov 20, 2019

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