Don’t let an amateur 24 hour carpet cleaner attempt to repair your carpets with water damage. These are the signs you should be careful of: Overcharging. An unprofessional water restoration carpet cleaner may load the job up with extra extras. E.g. using dehumidification on the water damaged carpets isn’t always necessary. Correct equipment. They sometimes borrow equipment from hire companies for drying the carpet. This is acceptable, but a professional water damage cleaner will have all their equipment so they offer a faster response and hopefully a better value job. Does not have a proper moisture metre. If they don’t have the correct moisture meter, they won’t be able to see when the carpet is repaired. This furthers the problem of mould in future. Mould removal in future may be required. If they aren’t specialised. There are a lot of ?Carpet Cleaners? in this industry who do water damage restoration work on the ?side.? i.e. they do not take on this kind of work each day. Be wary of it. Fixing water damage to carpets is an art. Taking carpet off the gripper strips then reinstalling them must be taken on by a professional, otherwise carpets can be permanently damaged. You could be thinking, how do I find a good Flood Restoration Business? Below I have listed some signifiers to look out for when you call around for a carpet flood damage business: How large is their Yellow Pages ad slot: This can indicate how much business they are getting already. A full-size Yellow Pages ad slot can cost about $ 50 000. If they have invested in a big ad, you have some promise that they are professionals. Where do they rank in Google? The higher their rank in Google, the more click-ins there are for that business. What Qualifications do they have? The foundational qualification they require is a IICRC qualification in Applied Structural Drying and Water Damage Restoration. Do Insurance companies source them for their own water damage jobs? This is a very good indicator. If insurance companies hire them, the business is probably going to be excellent at their job. Insurance companies tend to use the businesses that give them the best value for their client’s money. How much Equipment do they have? They should own about 100 Air movers. If they own this many, this is a good indicator that they have been up and running for a while. Our business took 8 years to accumulate that many wet carpet drying air movers. What type of commitment can you get out of them by calling over the phone? Ask if you can pin them down to a set fee for water extraction, water removal and initial inspection. If they don’t give you a fee for only this, you know they are not willing to serve you, so look elsewhere. Response Time Our Water Damage business in Brisbane commits to a 59 minute response time to a water damage emergency. The business needs to be done ASAP. Mould can appear during a 24 hour period. If you stick to these tips you are sure to get a Flood Damage Restoration business who knows how to do the job right.If you have carpet water damage Brisbane, call us for flooded wet carpet drying. Brisbane storm season is approaching and you may need storm damage carpet cleaning. Brisbane and surrounding areas serviced.