Fire damage is one of the most devastating losses that property owners will experience in their lifetime. From small stove-top smoke damage to entire structure fires, McCabe Construction understands the effect that this can have on you and your home and can provide years of experience in cleaning and restoring your fire damaged property. We work directly with your insurance adjuster to make sure you get the fairest settlement possible to insure that your home is restored to exactly the way it was prior to the loss.
Water damage comes in many forms. Whether caused by driving rains or plumbing leak, McCabe Construction has the expertise needed to stop the leak from causing further damage. Through the use of sensitive moisture detection equipment and thermal imaging cameras, we can identify where the water damage has occurred in your home or business. We eliminate the chance of mold or mildew occurring in your home by searching out and mitigating all the water and moisture right after the loss occurs. After everything is dry our project managers will walk you every step of the way to restoring your home to its pre-loss condition.
During restoration work, a pack-out refers to the moving of contents out of a damaged structure to access work areas and perform restoration work in-plant.
Category 1 Water - Refers to a source of water that does not pose substantial threat to humans and classified as "clean water". Examples are broken water supply lines, tub or sink overflows or appliance malfunctions that involves water supply lines.
Category 2 water- Refers to a source of water that contains a significant degree of chemical, biological, or physical contaminants and causes discomfort or sickness when exposed or consumed. Known as "Gray Water," this type of water damage carries microorganisms and nutrients of microorganisms.
Category 3 water- involves water that is grossly contaminated and can contain pathogenic, toxigenic, or other harmful agents. Such water may carry silt, organic matter, pesticides, heavy metals, regulated materials, or toxic organic substances.
The process of reducing the moister content of air
A mechanical device that promotes dehumidification. Two types of dehumidifiers are used in water damage restoration: refrigerant (operating on the condensation principle), and desiccant (operating on the absorption principle).
An instrument that has two stainless steel probes designed to penetrate the primary and secondary backing of carpet. when moister is encountered in the carpet, cushion, or sub-floor materials, a circuit is completed between the two probes and a light and/or buzzer will sound to indicate the presence of that water.