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Emergency Water Damage Restoration

3 Eight Cleaning specialises in professional water damage restoration services in Melbourne. Whether it’s a burst pipe in the bathroom, a leak in the washing machine or an influx of flood waters due to the weather, our team are equipped to provide the assistance you need. Our water damage specialists will assess the damage to your home or business and provide a prompt solution that reduces the risk of higher costs and permanent damage. Our team is highly knowledgeable and skilled, meaning we can be trusted to get the job done efficiently and effectively.

At 3 Eight Australia, our main priority is attending to the problem as soon as it arises. For this reason, we offer 24 hour emergency flood and water damage services so you can receive assistance at any time. Acting fast is extremely important, as water and flood damage can severely hinder your property and your health.

Call us now on 0410 528 825 for prompt assistance from our experienced team.

The Consequences of Flooding and Water Damage

Water damage can be caused by many internal and external factors, with the most common causes including overflow or leakage from washing machines, stormwater flooding, sink overflows, plumbing faults and roof leakages. If this flood and water damage isn’t treated by a professional promptly, there can be serious consequences to your home or business, including:

Spread of Water to Other Areas

Water can migrate to areas not originally affected, spreading into adjoining rooms and penetrating existing materials. It is recommended that you evaluate all affected areas of your property, not just areas with visible saturation.

Permanent Damage to Items

Saturated materials swell as they absorb moisture. To reduce the chances of permanent damage, it’s important to dry and restore your items as soon as possible.

Damage to Porous Materials

As water evaporates, it creates high humidity, which can damage some porous materials. It is best to reduce the indoor humidity (dehumidify) quickly to prevent this damage.

Growth of Mould and Bacteria

After water intrusion, mould and bacterial spores can germinate and multiply very quickly. Mould only needs 3 things to thrive: moisture, humidity and a lack of ventilation.

Health Risks of Having Mould in the House

Once mould begins to grow, microscopic spores are released into the air and can be inhaled by people and pets. This exposure can be dangerous and lead to health problems, especially for allergy sufferers. Breathing in mould can cause nasal congestion, allergic reactions, throat irritation, sneezing and even serious fungal infections.

What to Do When Flooding Occurs

There are 3 steps you can take when flooding occurs to prevent hazards and keep water damage to a minimum. These steps are as follows:

Step 1 – Turn Off Your Electricity

Water and electricity should never be mixed, so the first thing you need to do is turn off your electricity at the mains to ensure the safety of yourself and other occupants. This minimises the risk of electric shock, which can lead to serious injury and even death.

Step 2 – Call Us Immediately

After you’ve made the area safe, the next thing to do is to call our team. We’re available 24/7 to provide prompt assistance, giving your carpets the best chance of being successfully restored. The sooner you call us, the sooner we can be there to prevent permanent damage and save you money on costly replacements. While you’re waiting for our team to arrive, you should attempt to remove as much excess water as you can with buckets and mops.

Step 3 – Identify the Cause of the Flooding

It’s important to identify and locate the cause of the flooding. Flooding can be caused by everything from an overflowing sink to a burst water pipe. If your flooding is caused by a plumbing issue that’s out of your control like a burst pipe or a leaking tap, it’s recommended that you contact a plumber as soon as possible to remedy the problem.


How We Can Help

At 3 Eight Australia, we pride ourselves on providing an immediate response when it comes to emergency flood damage restoration. Our services operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, ensuring we can provide the assistance you need when you need it. Using the latest technology and equipment, including moisture stabilisers to guarantee a high-quality restoration, we offer services ranging from restoring and decontaminating water and flood damaged carpet through to structural drying, removal of stains and odour, and the decontamination of mould and sewerage.

About Our Process

We have a process in place to ensure our flood and water damage restoration is completed to the highest standard. The first step involves assessing the damage and carefully planning a water restoration program. We can then use specialised equipment to extract water and sanitise carpets to reduce the spread of bacteria. Our equipment also manages the air flow, humidity and temperature of the room, helping wet carpet to dry as quickly as possible. We additionally offer complete ongoing monitoring to ensure the job is done properly. Our customers are kept well informed, with any issues encountered during the restoration program reported immediately.

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Today3 Eight Australia is the number one choice for flood damage restoration in Melbourne, including carpet flood damage and flood restoration in Melbourne, Australia. In addition to this, we can also assist with structural dryingcarpet repairs and mould remediation.



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