Where Do you Start After A Disaster?

Residential Disaster Reconstruction Houston, Disaster Reconstruction HoustonFires, hurricanes and broken pipes are disasters that tax you physically, mentally and financially. As soon as you know you and your family are safe, turn your attention to debris removal and repairs. Immediately assess if you are willing and able to handle the clean-up on your own. Logically work through the steps and engage professionals as needed.

Temporary And Protective Measures- Secure The Property

As the homeowner, it’s your responsibility to secure the property so that no additional damage occurs. Put boards over broken windows and secure a tarp as protection if the roof has been damaged. Take photographs to prove to the insurance company that you have done everything possible to protect your home against further damage.

Move Damaged Items

Before they can add to the smelly mess, take those damaged items out of the house and out to the curb. While it can be grueling and even nasty work, removing water-logged or smoke damaged items is incredibly time-consuming. The water mitigation professionals will do this for you, but the cost can add up. When possible, do as much of this yourself as you can, and save the money for something else.

Dry Out Your Home

Are you able to use a shop vac to remove standing water? Several factors will determine if you need professional help including 1) do you have safe access to electricity? 2) can you move quicker than mold can grow?  3) is the amount realistic? and 4) is your time better spent on other activities?  If any of these answers is “no” you need to call a specialist.

Clean And Disinfect

Once the water and damaged contents are out, salvage what is left. Smaller, non-porous surfaces can be treated with a bleach and water solution. Wear old clothes, wear gloves and ventilate the room. If absorptive fabric items have not been contaminated with flood waters, wash with detergent and a little vinegar to prevent mildew.

Get The Air Moving

The best tip is a free tip: lots of sunshine and fresh air.  Bacterial and microbial growth can begin forming in 48–72 hours. Open windows and place fans for maximum cross ventilation. Running a dehumidifier will also help remove humidity from the air.

Call For Help On Large Areas

Disturbing big infestations of mold can be bad for your health, particularly if you are an allergy sufferer or have a weakened immune system. When you discover an extensive mold problem, it is recommended that you use the rigorous protective measures, or consider calling in a professional to handle the problem of how to remove mold.

Demolish

If you have the skill, tool and time, the demolition work can serve as a cathartic money saver.  If anything has been contaminated, you must safely remove the affected materials. Not only must carpets and pads be pulled and removed from the home, but baseboard and drywall will also have to be cut and removed. Be very careful with tile that was there before you moved in; your home could have asbestos tiles that will require professional abatement. Generally, with this kind of loss, floor tiles should be removed since the water will surely have gotten underneath the tiles.

Let The Project Scale Dictate Resources 

Now that the immediate disaster has passed, how will you rebuild? When you contact professionals to perform reconstruction services, be realistic about how much you want to delegate. Certified professionals are trained to prevent additional damage to your property while the reconstruction plans are put in place.

Instead of hiring separate contractors to restore and rebuild a damaged building, consider retaining the company that handled the initial disaster response to provide continuity. By supervising a full range of restoration services,  you could get back into your home quicker., insurance claims could be smoother, and you might sleep better. Century Construction Services provides free estimates for both disaster recovery construction and restoration services.

Century Construction Services is based in Magnolia and serves the greater Houston area along with San Antonio, Austin, Dallas.

Commercial Disaster Reconstruction in Houston

Foreman and two colleagues examining plans

Performing commercial disaster reconstruction in Houston is a detailed and arduous task. No business owner or manager wants to wasted precious time looking for a reconstruction company during a disaster. That is why  Century Construction Services is here for you. Century Construction Services only employees skilled craftsman that are experienced in commercial disaster reconstruction in Houston. Our professionals pay attention to the tiniest details to make sure your commercial property is repaired quickly and efficiently.

Choosing the Right Company

When you choose Century Construction Services to perform commercial disaster reconstruction for your company you are putting your trust in a company that understands the urgency to get the job done. Our professionals will stay in constant contact with you throughout the process to make sure there is a complete understanding and no mishaps are made.

 We Minimize Your Losses

Our professionals are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week all year long for any commercial disaster reconstruction emergencies. A fast response is crucial in order to reduce damage and prevent any unauthorized intrusions.  Century Construction Services offers cost-effective, safe and timely services for any commercial property in Houston.

Trust in Century Construction Services!

Regardless of the size of your disaster repair needs, our professionals will restore your commercial property back to its pre-disaster condition or better! Call the professionals who know the ins and outs of commercial disaster reconstruction in Houston. Call Century Construction Services now!

Disaster Reconstruction Services in Houston

When your home is hit by water, fire or any other disaster it is devastating.  It is difficult to witness any kind of damage dealt to the place you love, a place you have invested time and money into. Dealing with any kind of disaster can be overwhelming and leave you feeling uncertain. Will your insurance cover the damages? Is anything salvageable? How long will it take to repair?

You never know when your home will be affected by a disaster but you can educate yourself on what to do before disaster strikes.

fire damage4Speed is definitely key when dealing with any kind of disaster and knowing who to call is important. Find a reconstruction company that you like and trust.  Knowing who will perform disaster reconstruction on your Houston home ahead of time can save you time and money. Century Construction Services specializes in restoration and reconstruction in Houston.

Why is speed key? When water or fire damage is left to sit too long it can cause secondary damage. When dealing with water damage you need to act fast to prevent any mold or mildew growth that can cause extensive damage to your home.  When dealing with fire damage you need to act fast to repair and belongings that maybe salvageable. Fires leave behind chemicals that can continue to eat away at your belongings if not dealt with properly.

When you choose a company to perform disaster reconstruction in Houston make sure they have the capability of completing the entire job. No one wants to work with multiple contractors who don’t have a working relationship. The best disaster reconstruction companies will also be able to perform the disaster clean up beforehand.  Century Construction Services does it all! Why not hire professional that can clean up after a disaster and perform reconstruction services? Our experts are there for you from start to finish for any disaster clean up and reconstruction project in Houston.

Century Construction Services is more than a reconstruction company in Houston.

What We Do:

  • Our professionals will assess any damage.
  • Create an action plan for cleanup.
  • Work with your insurance company.
  • Perform any demolition necessary.
  • Stabilize the building.
  • Perform reconstruction services while adhering to codes and regulations.
  • Stay on schedule and within budget.

Call Century Construction Services today for all of your disaster reconstruction needs in Houston. We are with you from start to finish!