Water Restoration Claims: What to Do When Water Damages Your Home

Feb 16, 2024Blog, Kitsap County, Water Damage Claims, Water Damage Remediation, Water Damage Restoration

In Kitsap, water damage is an adversary that many property owners dread. Water damage claims are among the most frequently filed with insurance companies. Water damage is very common and 1 in 60 homeowners will file a water damage claim every year.

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Water Restoration & Water Remediation Claims

Water damage to your home could be a sudden calamity, like a flash flood or a burst pipe, or a slow, creeping issue like a roof leak or seepage through foundation walls and rotten siding. Each source presents its unique challenges and requires a distinct approach to mitigation and restoration.

Water Damage from Burst Pipes

Burst pipes, for instance, can cause immediate and widespread damage. The sudden gush of water can flood rooms, damage furniture, and even compromise the structural integrity of a building. On the other hand, a slow roof leak might go unnoticed for a long time, leading to mold growth, ceiling damage, and compromised insulation.

Flood Damage to Your Home

Floods, especially those resulting from natural disasters, can be particularly devastating. They don’t just bring water into properties but can also introduce contaminants, mud, and debris. The cleanup and restoration process after a flood is extensive, requiring the removal of water, disinfection, and often, significant framing repairs.

What To Do When Water Damages Your Property

No matter the source of the water damage, it’s important to know what to do in the aftermath.  Here is our list of what to do if you have an immediate water leak. 

  1. Stop the leak – Could be tarping a roof, simply turning off water to the home 
  2. Call a professional – Emergency damage specialty contractors exist exactly for this reason. Integrity Roofing & Construction has an emergency line for 24/7 water damage service. 
  3. Contact your insurance provider – File a claim and hopefully you have a contractor that uses the correct software and knows how to work with insurance providers for water damage claims.


If you’ve experienced water damage in your home, call Integrity Roofing and Construction right away.  We’ll lead you through the process and provide appropriate documentation so you can have the smoothest restoration and recovery process possible.