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Major Factors Of Water Damage Cleanup In St Paul 

water damage cleanup st paul, water damage st paul, water damage repair st paulWater damage results in thousands of dollars in insurance claims every year in the United States, and, according to the Insurance Information Institute, 1 in 50 homes files a water damage claim each year. So, how do you prepare to cover water damage cleanup if it affects your home in St Paul? How much will it cost? There are several factors that need to be taken into account when determining water damage cleanup costs.  Some common factors are location, size of the affected area, category of water damage, how long damage has been present, extent of the damage, cost of labor, and cost of materials. All of these factors will fall into one of three categories of expenses following water damage:

  1. The cost of water removal and drying
  2. The cost of structural repairs
  3. The cost of replacement of property

Water Damage Cleanup In St Paul

Let’s break down these different factors, and explain how they can cause prices to vary – starting with the size of the affected area. This is pretty self-explanatory; the more square footage that has sustained damage, the more costly removal and repairs will be. Depending on the type of water that has damaged the area, cost will be less or more expensive. Damage from category 1, or clean water damage is the easiest and least expensive to cleanup, estimating around $3.75 per square foot. Gray Water, or Category 2 Water, may have chemical contaminants that makes cleanup more expensive. Damage sustained from gray water estimates around $4.50 per square foot for cleanup. The third category of water, Black Water, is grossly contaminated water and is deemed hazardous to health. Cleanup from this type of water estimates $7.00 per square foot. 

The amount of time water is allowed to sit will also affect repair costs, because the longer water damage is present, the more extensive the damage will be. Delaying drying and repairs after water damage could end up costing thousands of dollars more because water damage escalates very quickly. FIXR Cost Guides estimates that repair costs can increase by $10,000 when 1 inch deep or more of water is not dried out or cleaned up in a timely manner. The extent of the damage will only increase the longer water is left to penetrate and seep into materials in the home. Repair costs will also vary depending on your location, but there are some general ballpark prices for basic home repairs that we can use to help calculate water damage repair costs. 

  • Replacing carpet: $4.00 – $5.00 per square foot
  • Replacing drywall: $1.40 per square foot
  • Repairing plaster walls: $6.00 – $18.75 per square foot
  • Refinishing hardwood flooring: $10.45 per square foot
  • Remediation of mold: $5.00 per square foot

All of these costs add up, meaning water damage cleanup can become a pricey affair. Because your home and possessions are worth more than just monetary value, you want to be sure you are getting the best cleanup service available for your money. This is where ICC comes in. We are ready to respond 24/7 to help mitigate any further damage and get your home on track to be restored as quickly as possible. We will work with your insurance company to be sure that claims are filed correctly and that you are taken care of. We use the latest in high tech equipment and procedures to ensure your home is thoroughly dried, and minimize any potential threats of future or further damage. We offer turn-key services and will completely restore your property from start to finish. We know how expensive water damage cleanup can be, and that is why you should trust your home and your finances with ICC so you know you are getting the best service at the best price. 

What Our Customers Are Saying

Melisa did such a great job and was so professional and nice. It really helped with the issues I was dealing with. Thanks Again!

- Janell, Waconia

Thank you for everything. You have been more than accommodating to me throughout this nightmare. I couldn’t be more pleased with the final outcome.

- Laura, Woodville, WI

I just can’t thank you enough for making our “water damage ordeal” go away so quickly. Your ability to organize subcontractors and the ICC crews is truly amazing, Mom and I are delighted to be back and settled into our little casa. Your genuine warmth and caring are truly gifts that you bring to your work. You are so appreciated!

- Jane, Stillwater

Thank you for sending Jake to my home. He was the most respectful young man I have ever met. He left my home very clean and he was very knowledgeable.

- Carolyn, White Bear Lake

The project manager did a great job communicating. He was so nice and did a great job checking in with us. Working with ICC was the best part of the flood. The crews really went out of their way to make sure we were well taken care of. The job could not have gone better.

- Nick & Abbie, Chanhassen

I don’t think your company performed work at Derek’s home as there was minimal damage, he called me today and thanked me profusely for referring ICC to him. He was very impressed with the rep that came to his house and the honesty and helpful advice he gave him about clean up and that it may not be in his best interest to file a claim. He is the type of customer that appreciates good service and will remember it and refer others. Thanks again for ICC’s help.

- Kimberley (Insurance Agent)

Thank you for such AMAZING service!

- Barbara (Insurance Agent), Rochester

ICC turned a really bad experience into a good one. We are very happy with all of the work that was done. They did a great job explaining the claims process.

- Linda, Oakdale

The crews were very professional and communicated well. They were great also about cleaning up after themselves. We would use ICC again. The crews were always on top of the process, which allowed the repairs to go smoothly.

- Church Representative, Edina

Erick did an excellent job explaining the process. We thought that everyone was very professional. They explained everything very well and followed through with everything. Communication could not have been better. I am very happy with my services.

- Gary, Osceola, WI

Our project manager was great to work with; he explained things well and answered all of our questions. Our coordinator also did a good job. Working with ICC was easy. Communication was wonderful and the crews were very professional. We would use ICC again in a heartbeat.

- Angie & Fran, Hudson, WI

The lead technician was great and explained things over the phone very well. I was very impressed. The crews were better than expected and very professional. ICC was extremely responsive; I was out of state and was so impressed with how they kept me informed.

- Jim & Cheryl, Victoria

I was very happy with all the crews at ICC. I had great experience and would not hesitate to work with ICC again should the need arise. Everyone there really knows what they are doing.

- Jerry, Cottage Grove

Dealing with the fire was a very upsetting time. ICC was able to get out to my home quickly and really helped reassure me that everything would be fine. ICC worked very well with my insurance company. I could not have been happier with the whole process. I know I asked a ton of questions and Mark was great about answering them all.

- Karen, St. Croix Falls, WI

The crews were always on time for their appointments. Our job went very well. I am so thankful for everyone at ICC and the excellent work they did.

- Michelle, Shoreview

Everyone I dealt with was just great. My project could not have gone better. Everyone at ICC is professional and is excellent at communicating. I would use ICC again and will be recommending them.

- Connie, Edina

The technicians did a fantastic job. Everyone really cared about me and my concerns. They were extremely knowledgeable, compassionate, and knew how to make me feel comfortable. ICC was amazing to work with.

- Kevin, Maple Grove

ICC was terrific to work with and I will be recommending them. I had an excellent experience.

- Patricia, Hudson, WI

The technicians were extremely detailed. I immediately felt like I was in great hands. They were also very calming, always on time and communicated well.

- Sally, Excelsior

The technicians were very good at explaining what was going to take place. They answered all of my questions in great detail. Everyone was very sympathetic to my situation and genuinely cared.

- Anita, St. Anthony

Our project manager payed great attention to detail and had excellent customer service. He was very compassionate and really cared about what we were going through. ICC was wonderful to work with. The crews were very professional and thorough.

- Brian & Jill, Woodbury

I was very pleased with the whole process. Everything went so much smoother than I expected. ICC really helped make it easy.

- Jackie, Woodbury

The crews were very professional and communicated very well. They responded very quickly to our phone calls and always made sure we knew what was going on.

- Robert, Maplewood

Thank you for the wonderful inspection findings and THANK YOU for your professionalism. So much appreciated.

- Carol, Burnsville

My project manager did a great job and was really nice to work with. My coordinator did a great job keeping me informed about the process as well. ICC was wonderful to work with; they were all very professional and treated my home well. The quality of the work done was impressive and I would definitely use them again.

- Paul, Maplewood

I was impressed by the short time it took for the clean up crew to make arrangements to meet me even though we were outside of the metro area.

- Karen, Osceola, WI

As the coordinator of facilities and grounds for the State’s fourth largest school district I am involved is a lot of activities and unfortunately some are emergencies in nature. This includes fire, floods, sewer backups and natural disasters. Thankfully this does not happen often but when it does I rely on a restoration company’s specialists who have the knowledge and equipment to quickly clean and restore the affected area of the building or grounds…

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- Mike Schwanke, Coordinator of Facilities and Grounds District 196

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