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How Much Does it Cost to Restore After a Flood in Seattle?

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Flooding is a problem that every homeowner does not want to encounter. It can damage not just the exterior of your home but the interior as well. Unlike fire that can be contained and stopped, flood water is unstoppable. Once it reaches your home, it will almost be impossible to prevent it. There are times that minor damages caused by flooding can be repaired. However, the severe impact that affects a significant portion of your house may already require professional flood restoration Seattle services. The severity of flooding damage is usually determined by the area it covers and the category of water that damaged your property. Flood restoration Seattle services performed by professionals has a lot of advantages. In the case of flooding, experts respond faster because they know the effects of flood water to any home. They also have the right tools and equipment to deal with flood water. If you are planning to remove the flood water from your home on your own, you might want to think again. Flood water, specifically category 2 and category 3 which are the most dangerous, can be hazardous to your health. Professionals from Seattle flood restoration service companies are knowledgeable and skilled in extracting different kinds of flood water. If your home has been infested by molds following a flood, mold remediation can be done by professionals to prevent it from spreading further.

Fair price breakdown

Flood restoration Seattle cost is determined by several factors. These includes the size of the area affected by the flood, the scope of the damage, the material needed and the type of flood water. Category 1 flood water is the least expensive to deal with because it is normally caused by broken faucets and pipes within your home. Category 2 flood water may contain minor contaminants like overflow from washing machines and dishwashers. Category 2 flood water is the most expensive and difficult to handle as it is normally caused by broken sewages or heavy rain. It usually contains harmful debris and toxic substances that can be dangerous to health.

Estimated final cost for flood restoration

Item Quantity Fair Price
Flood Damage Cleanup Labor 33.4 Hours $3,166.51
Flood Damage Cleanup Job Materials and Supplies 200 Square Feet $631.38
Totals - Cost to Cleanup Flood Damage - 215 Square Feet $3,797.89
Average Cost Per Square Foot $18.99

Find the Best Costs on Flood Restoration - Seattle, 98101

Seattle Flood restoration companies regularly offer flood water removal, drying of flooded basement, mold remediation, repairs of damaged walls and much more. Water removal can cost around $4 up to $8 per square foot depending on the size of the area and the category of flood water. Drying a flooded basement can cost around $3,508 up to $4,087 or more depending on the size of the basement, the depth of the flood water and its type. Repairing flood damaged walls is estimated to cost between $100 to $300. Mold remediation can cost as low as $500 and can go as high as $10000 depending on the area infested. The labor cost of flood restoration Seattle plays around $3,002 to $3,002 per hour.

King County Flood Restoration FAQ

Typically, flood insurance covers all damages caused by natural disasters like hurricanes and storms most specifically when outside water and mud overflows inside a dry house. Homeowners insurance, on the other hand, does not cover flood damages but may cover minor water damages caused by an individualized disaster like broken pipes the spews water and hailstorms smashing windows. Insurance may cover any damage as long as it was not due to lack of standard maintenance or negligence.

Yes. Most flood restoration can directly charge the insurance company of their client. If that is the case, you may only pay for the deductibles or any upgrades and additional services not covered by your insurance.

Restoration companies may do whatever it takes to salvage any furniture or appliance affected by the flood. However, this can be a futile attempt because in most cases, furniture and appliances can no longer be restored to their usable state.

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2021

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