Whether or not water damage is covered by homeowners insurance depends on the specific circumstances of the damage, the cause of the damage, and the terms of your insurance policy.
The duration of the water restoration process depends on the extent of the damage and the scope of the restoration work required. Typically, water restoration can take several days to several weeks, depending on the size of the affected area, the severity of the damage, and the type of restoration work needed.
Category 3 water damage is also known as “black water” and is highly contaminated with pathogens, toxins, and other hazardous substances. It poses a significant health risk to humans and animals and requires specialized equipment and protective gear for cleanup. Examples of Category 3 water damage include: