Long Island Water Damage


It only takes 48 hours to have Water damage in your home. Action must be taken as quickly to have water removal done or you can expect drywall water damage, basements with leaks, carpet water damages, and home water damage.  If you live in a flood prone area, purchasing the home most likely required a flood insurance purchase before finalizing home ownership.  The finance company is protecting their investment. The home owner should protect their investment no matter whether they are in a flood prone area or not.  Water damages are usually major expenses to repair.

Once a home has been flooded, make sure all the water is cleaned out of the home right away.  Not everyone has the experience and tools to get the water soaked up quickly and efficiently.  To protect your home calling in a professional that realizes getting the mess cleaned up before any major damage occurs is vital.

GetCleanQuick.com is a comprehensive water damage restoration NY provider and will provide the services you need to solve the problem.


Our professional technicians can cleanup any flood problem no matter whether it is big or small.  For fast, efficient, professional water extraction with GetCleanQuick.com you can trust that the services provided will be of high quality.  Best of all our team of technicians as specialists in water damage repair and water damage restorations; and are located in your neighborhood.  Once you call GetCleanQuick.com, the team will shortly arrive at your door, ready to help.


There are three typical category classifications of Water damage; listed are the three categories:

Category 1 Water Damage - This type of water damage is considered ‘clean water,’ which poses no threat to the health of humans.  Generally ‘clean water’ is a broken water supply line or overflowing tub or sink.  Ice Maker water lines or sink nozzle or water line leaks are two more examples of ‘clean water’ damage.

Category 2 Water Damage - This type of water damage contains harmful chemicals, a biological or health contaminant and exposure can cause sicknesses.  This source is water is called ‘grey water,’ because it contains micro organisms and their nutrients.  ‘Grey water,” examples is dirty water used by a washing machine or dishwasher, and the ‘dirty water’ contains soap and detergents for cleaning.  Additional examples is seepage due to hydrostatic failure, a sump pump failure; or a toilet bowl containing urine [no feces].

Category 3 Water Damage -  The third type of water water damage is called ‘black water,’ considered majorly as a health hazard.  ‘black water,’ contains fungi, harmful bacteria and unsanitary agents or chemicals that can cause a person to get sick.  Any damages to the indoor environment such as flood damage from rising rivers or streams, heavy ground water from rainfall can cause toilet overflows and sewage exposure in the home.  In the case of flooding, one cannot know the length of time for the flood waters to recede.  If the water damage is left standing in the home 48-72 hours; the stagnant water is considered Category 3 Water Damage, and this stagnant ‘black water’ can create an unbearable odor that is hard to get rid of.


No matter how badly the watts or ceiling is damaged, even the slightest discoloration can spread and get worse.  They may not be even noticed for some time; but by the time they are noticed the damage is worse, because usually some discoloration occurs as normal wear and tear in the home. If not cleaned immediately there are molds that spread throughout the home and can cause serious health consequences. Mold damage can cause allergies such as watery, itchy eyes, sinus problems, nasal blockage and sneezing, a chronic cough, headaches or migraines, difficulty breathing, rashes, and tiredness.  Don’t hesitate to call our professional technicians as soon as you notice them to eliminate possible health hazards because of water damage.


GetCleanQuick.com knows which water damage removal methods to use depending on which category your water damage may be.  Our highly skilled technicians at Get Clean Quick.com can perform any type of water restoration needed, not only safely, but with great skill and care to your property.

Dependability is what you need and GetCleanQuick.com water removal expert technicians will extract the water from your property.  Your water damage can be diagnosed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the technicians will arrive at your home quickly because they realize the longer the water remains, the greater the damages. It doesn’t matter whether the water damage is due to a flood, basement water line leaks, or leaky roofs; GetCleanQuick.com technicians realize that time is money and the faster the response time, the less damage.

Those kind of water damages can occur at any time, night or day; GetCleanQuick.com technicians are on standby to answer your call.  GetCleanQuick.com can be trusted to take care of the water damage when contacted because the technicians are ready to service your needs.


Get the water out is a high priority and all water extractions aren’t completed alike.  Our professional technicians are trained and have the best experience using all methods to be prepared for any water damage emergency service.  From the moment of arrival, the damages are assessed because treated the furniture for water damage, drying and cleaning the carpets and other furnishings quickly is important to prevent mold.  By calling GetCleanQuick.com you’ll experience first hand top quality services that get the job done right.


The water damage restoration process follows required methods to effectively clean the home or business.  Following the methods will make a difference to having very little damages or prevent further damage to the structure.  Eliminating leaking water pipes will stop structure, appliance, cabinet, counter or flooring damages.  If the leaks are not resolved, the water damages can create health issues; drying all surfaces and sanitizing to rid of germs is recommended.  For instant response, we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  The size of the water damage doesn’t matter to us, we come immediately because a small problem can become a greater problem if not handled quickly.


The moment we arrive at your house or business, a professional moisture detection device is used to evaluate and document the water damage conditions, no matter how the water damage was caused.  There are usually visible signs of deterioration and damages because of previous water and mold growth. Our professional technician uses all types of water restoration equipment and removes the water completely, and best of all the area is restored with the necessary methods and tools to have it look new again!

When water damage occurs to your home or business, it is usually a very stressful situation and knowing which company is the best to hire to make sure your valuable asset can be restored successfully doesn’t have to be difficult.  GetCleanQuick.com is an experienced, well-trusted water damage removal firm with restoration specialists that have years of technical training and work experience to provide superior quality services.

At GetCleanQuick.com, our technicians receive periodic training and use state-of-the-art technology methods to restore the home or business structure back to the previous condition quickly.  The main focus of our technicians is restoring, not replacing which in turn will save hundreds of dollars in replacement expenses.  You can have complete and full confidence in our professional technicians to diagnose the situation quickly to prevent any additional damages from happening.  If the water damage is not immediately resolved it could result in mold growth that creates bad health hazards.

GetCleanQuick.com specialists can be called 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, because the technicians are standing by and emergency can be provided immediate response. Our technicians have all the tools and supplies with them to handle any and all water damage situations because being prepared means fixing the problem immediately.  It really doesn’t matter how small or large a water damage problem you have, it can be taken care quickly and efficiently.  These are just a few of the services provided to provide you with superior quality restoration.

  • Initial water dame/flooring assessment & Survey
  • Immediately removing customer valuables to keep them clean during process.
  • Any standing water is removed and dried.
  • Observe for any secondary damages and remove all bacteria due to the water damage.
  • The environment must be stabilized from moisture and dampness.  The technicians use large air dehumidifiers and air movers to remove damp air that causes further growth of mold and mildew.  To stabilize and dry the area, fresh and dry air is blown back in.
  • All surfaces are cleaned and dried, carpets and flooring is replaced, if needed.
  • Making sure the area is decontaminated and sanitized, special techniques are utilized.
  • Once the water damage methods are completed, any valuables are returned to their original location.


  • Assessment of Water Damage
  • Extraction of Water
  • Removal of Odor
  • Dehumidification
  • To Dry the Area Use Blowing Equipment
  • Dry all Surfaces
  • Refreshing Of Air
  • Decontamination and Trash Removal
  • Cleanup of Crawl Space
  • Sanitation of areas
  • Disinfecting of areas
  • Sewage Cleanup of area
  • Flooding Cleanup of area
  • Damaged Carpet Removal of area


At Get Clean Quick.com all trucks are mounted with portable water extraction units for immediate pump outs of standing water in the home or business.  Technicians have received training on the newest and most reliable extraction device available in the industry.  GetCleanQuick.com invests in training and new tools and remain at the top for quality service to all customers.  If you need it extracted, dried or sanitized, we have the equipment on the trucks at all times to be prepared.


Repairing and identifying and water leaks are done after all standing water has been removed.  And any leaks.  To remove the added moisture that remains in the air, we use powerful dehumidifiers.  These dehumidifiers use an extreme amount of air to speed the drying process, and because the best equipment is used, these dehumidifiers speed the entire drying process as to prevent any warping, swelling, or cracking of floors, walls, and furniture.  Using air temperature diagnosis, the most fresh and dry air is blown into the environment to provide a clean and pleasant area.


Removing the odor of the affected area requires sanitation during and after the drying process.  If the affected area is identified and treated immediately it will eliminate the potential health problems.   Strong, nasty odors can occur with water damage that will get worse if left untreated, but do not worry because we will eliminate all odors that may exist.


Water damage removal can be very challenging but any situation can be restored because we have the equipment and experience needed to get the job done right.  Best of all we are on standby 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and customers can call us at anytime, day or night.  Emergencies can happen when we least expect them to.  Our professional technicians safely dry, deodorize, and disinfect all flooded areas because the technician strives to provide the best service available.

Several methods are used by the technicians to effectively remove odors; air scrubbers, air movers, dehumidifiers, disinfectants, and moisture detection equipment, water pumps, and sanitizers are used to successfully remove flood water from small or large buildings and areas.


  • The extent of moisture saturation is measured using moisture detectors, hygrometers and other meters.
  • To identify the water damage area, an infrared camera may be used.
  • Removing high levels of water, we use submersible and gas-powered pumps that pump continuously.
  • Our trucks all have mounted and portable extraction units to perform effective water removal.
  • We use anti-microbial treatments, sanitizing Agents, and Germicides.
  • To remove odors caused by excessive moisture; deodorization products are used.
  • Technicians use certified disinfection products to stop the growth of bacteria, fungi, mildew, and harmful microorganisms.
  • New Innovative Hi-Tech Drying Equipment
  • Our drying equipment will help prevent swelling and warping of floors, walls and furniture.
  • Secondary water damage requires industrial grade dehumidifiers to help eliminate the damage.
  • Creating airflow across walls, carpets, pads and furniture requires using high-speed air movers.

Only the new state-of-the-art equipment and training will provide the special drying techniques that can handle difficult situations.  The amount of water damage caused by flooding is quickly assessed and evaluated.  All damages are documented, especially those visibly deteriorated, showing mold and pre-existing damages.  We are prepared with all types of water restoration equipment to successfully remove water.  Once the work is completed, we use tools that will restore your area to make it look as good as it did before the damages.


It is important for the homeowner to read and understand the insurance policy purchased.  Be sure to check which costs are covered that is associated with water damage.  One of the most common of causes for water damage is the failure of a sump pump, and without an addendum in the insurance policy, it may or may not be covered in the insurance as an associated cost.  Addendums will usually add the monthly premiums of the insurance policy, but well worth the expense.

There are government and FEMA grants through the Individual Assistance programs that provide financial assistance that are affected by wide scale flooding.  The Addendum reads very much like the verbiage for ‘Sewer and Drain Coverage.’  Even the larger businesses, cities, and communities can apply to the FEMA Public Assistance program for funds to assist after a large flood, and receive financial aid.


The usual places that mold can be found in the home are in damp, dark or steam filled areas e.g. bathroom or lower cabinets under the sink of the kitchen.  Mold can also be found in cluttered storage areas, recently flooded areas, basement areas, plumbing spaces, and areas with poor ventilation and outdoors in humid environments. If you are experiencing watery, itchy eyes, a chronic cough, headaches or migraines, difficulty breathing, rashes, tiredness, sinus and frequent sneezing with sinus and nasal problems, mold could be the culprit.  Death by asphyxiation caused to over exposure to bucol mold has been detected in rare cases.

You don’t have to live with mold problems in your home; why not let our experts at GetCleanQuick.com take care of the situation before it gets worse.


Molds produce mycotoxins that pose serious health risks to humans and animals.  Mold spores present in a large quantity cause potential allergic reactions and respiratory problems breathing.  Most mold spores are common in a household and the workplace dust, so eliminating and cleaning daily can help eliminate the everyday problems.  Whenever, the problem becomes a major issue, and then a professional technical cleaning using effective tools and chemicals will be required.  It is time to call in a professional to be safe in your home or workplace.  Exposure to the high quantity of mycotoxins can possibly lead to neurological health situations and has been said, even death.  Being exposed to mycotoxins or Stachybotrys chartarum, which are called ‘toxic mold’ for long periods of time is what causes the health hazard.


Buildings in general both the new and old can have mold growth which leads to a variety of health issues. Maintenance and janitorial staff has established various practices can be followed to mitigate mold issues in the buildings.   Their main concern and the most important of which is to reduce moisture levels that can facilitate mold growth. Discarding the affected materials upon completion of the cleaning or removal in an environmentally safe way is another main concern, especially after the source of moisture has been eliminated.  Those buildings that are old, remodeled and have several apartment dwellings should have a maintenance protection for the tenants.  When leasing or renting, be sure to find out how the owner maintains the building should you have a problem.


Air currents carry mold spores produced by moisture that can grow on any surface and the mold can be found inside and outside.  The mold spores attach to the moist surface and begin to grow because the moisture is suitable for life.  Most homes or buildings have mold in small quantities that is found indoors and do not affect most healthy individuals.

Mold growth can also be caused by flooring left wet such as concrete or wooden flooring.  The moisture gets in the grooves of the planks and if left without drying completely can begin to multiply and grow.  Buildings are made of materials capable of sustaining mold growth.  There are several situations that can cause mold; flooding, leaky roofs, building maintenance problems, or indoor plumbing problems inside homes, schools, or office buildings.

High quantities of mold growth are caused by water; which could be invisible such as humidity, a source of food, and a substance capable of sustaining growth. Building materials, like plywood, drywall, furring strips, carpets, and carpet padding are food for molds when wet or damp.  Carpet contains invisible dust and cellulose [dust mites] and these are additional sources that can cause mold.  When a building has water damage the mold can grow on inside walls, become dormant and when a high dose of humidity hits will create a major problem with mold; long after a previous flood or water incident that did not produce such a problem.  The mold can reactivate in the right conditions and research has shown that mycotoxin levels are higher in buildings that have once had a water incident.


Visually examine the premises to determine if mold is present; that is the initial step.  If mold is found growing and it helps determine the level of restoration and removal that is necessary.  It is not necessary to determine what kind of mold are growing, the fact that any mold, of any kind that visible will require removal, cleaning and restoration.  If you are unsure where to look, then call us at GetCleanQuick.com for a Mold Assessment.

The technician will use those methods considered to be non-intrusive, however the non-intrusive methods will only detect visible and odor-causing molds. There are situations that call for a more intrusive method to determine the quantity of mold contamination. Often the intrusive will require moving furniture, lifting and/or removing carpets, checking behind wallpaper or paneling, checking in ventilation duct work, opening and exposing wall cavities, and other areas of the building.

Our technicians are experienced and can recognize the mold by a visual inspection and odor detection.  The main focus should be on areas where signs of liquid moisture or water vapor (humidity) and moisture problems appear. The initial assessment goal should be to locate indoor mold growth and to determine how to correct the moisture problem and remove contamination safely and effectively.

Assessment for Mold Contamination Goals are:

1) Locate the areas of the mold growth.

2) Learn the sources of the moisture.

Be sure to use the most cost-effective methods for mold testing to save money.  Make sure the assessment is completed by an experienced individual with knowledge and first-hand experience.


Our GetCleanQuick.com experts have specific experience for designing mold sampling protocols, sampling methods and know the type of mold found.  The EPA does not usually recommend sampling of the mold if the individual does not know what they are doing.  Sampling requires the answer to the following questions: examples “what is the spore concentration in the air”, or “is a particular species of fungi present in the building.” There is another question necessary to be asked before sampling “what action can or should a person take upon obtaining data.”

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) have required recommendations to follow for sampling and analysis.  After the sampling has been completed the protocol for proper chain of custody must be adhered to. There are AIHA lists of accredited laboratories that submit to required quarterly proficiency testing, that are helpful.

Three types of air sampling include but are not limited to:

Air sampling: the most common form of sampling to assess the level of mold.  When sampling of the inside and outdoor air is conducted a comparison is made of the results as to level of mold spores inside the premises and outside. Completing an air sampling provides positive identification of the existence of non-visible mold.

Surface samples: Generally using swabs, tape, and dust samples can determine the amount of mold spores deposited on indoor surfaces.

Bulk samples: Sometimes complete removal of the material itself is needed to identify the contaminated areas and determine the concentration.

The AIHA recommends all three types of sampling because each sample method has specific limitations. An example is an air sampling because the air sampling does not provide proof a hidden source of mold. And the opposite is true of the swab sample which cannot provide the level of contamination in the air.


To solve an indoor mold problem is to stop the source of moisture.  Removing the mold growth is the next step.

Common remedies for small occurrences of mold include:

  • The Sunlight
  • Poor Ventilation
  • Non-porous building materials used
  • Regular Household cleansers

Professional mold remediation is required when there is significant mold growth and for removal of the damaged building materials.  The professionals will discard all water intrusion or saturated building materials especially those with visible mold growth.

Mold growth can be prevented and there are many ways to effect the prevention; see heating, ventilating, and air conditioning, and dry fog.  There are some cases that the mold growth is so extreme in the building, it is easier to condemn the building rather than clean the mold to safe levels.

We at GetCleanQuick.com are capable of repairing mold damage – usually by removing the affected areas and eliminating the cause of the excess moisture.

Not known to most people is that mold and mold spores can be removed from clothing to eliminate odor.  We also specialize in fabric restoration and prevent further mold growth and damage to the garments.

Dry fog, a new technology allows a room to be filled to kill the mold and stops its growth. The chemical used will not harm or damage the physical health of a person or animal and EPA approved.  Some determined improper methods for cleaning mold are exposure to high heat, dry air, sunlight (particularly UV light), ozone, and an application of fungicides. The methods fail because the mold non-viable, however, the mold and its by-products are still capable of elicit negative health effects. Industry approved detergent solutions will physically remove mold and are considered the proper method of removal.  There are several commercially available detergents produced specifically for mold clean-up also include an anti-fungal agent.  The best way and the most effective way are having formal Mold Remediation completed by professionals that know what they are doing.

The goal is to remove or clean contaminated materials in a way that will prevent any emission of fungi and dust contaminated with fungi; due to a technician leaving a work area and entering an occupied or non-abatement area, and protect the health of workers performing the abatement.


Simply killing the mold with a biocide will not eliminate the mold and fungal growth.  The main focus of the clean-up process to eliminate and remove contaminated materials.  Removal of the mold and materials is necessary since the chemicals and proteins are still present even in dead mold and they can cause a reaction in humans.


Today’s technology is pointing to a dry chemical fog that fills a room to kills the mold throughout the entire area. Using this procedure will allow the mold to be removed without destruction or damage to the facility.  The Dry fog method is also safe and far less expensive than older and more traditional remediation methods.


Usually individuals will use wet vacuum cleaners to remove water from floors, carpets and other hard surfaces where water has accumulated, because that is what they are designed for.  Common sense is that wet vacuuming should only be used on wet materials.  If a wet vacuum is used on a dry surface, spores may be exhausted into the indoor environment especially if insufficient liquid is near.  A thorough cleaning is required after thorough cleaning because dried as spores can attach to the inner surfaces of the tank, hoses, and any attachments.


Most non-porous surface mold can be removed wiping with a damp wipe or scrubbing with water and a detergent. Be sure the surface will allow for quick drying to prevent further mold growth. Certain surfaces such as metal, glass, hardwood, plastics, and concrete, mold should have the mold scraped off as much as possible. Then finish by scrubbing the surface with a moldicide or fungicide cleaner.


High Efficiency Particulate Air filtered vacuum cleaners, known as HEPA vacuum cleaners, are used in the final cleanup of remediation areas.  The HEPA is used after materials have been thoroughly dried and all contaminated materials have been removed.  Generally, HEPA vacuum cleaners are used for outside cleanup areas around the remediation area. While using the HEPA vacuum cleaner, our workers wear proper personal protective equipment (PPE) to prevent exposure to mold and other contaminants. After the vacuuming is completed, the collected debris and dust is stored in protective, unbreakable bags or containers to prevent any release of debris.


Impervious bags or closed containers to place the damaged building materials and furnishings that are contaminated with mold will provide protection to the technician and others in the area. There are guidelines that must be followed to discard these materials which can usually be considered as regular construction waste; your professional technician will know.


In the remediation process there are several types of equipment may be used; these may include:

Moisture meter: used to measure the moisture level in building materials. Another use is measuring the progress of the drying of damaged materials. Pin moisture meters have small probe to insert into the material. Pinless moisture meters usually have a flat sensing area that is pressed directly against the material’s surface. Moisture meters are used on carpet, wallboard, woods, brick, and other masonry.

Humidity gauge: the gauge will measure the amount of humidity in the indoor environment. Most gauges are paired with a thermometer to measure the temperature in addition to the humidity.

Borescope: to see potential mold problems inside walls, ceilings, crawl spaces, and other tight spaces, a hand-held tool. The Boroscope has a camera on the end of a flexible “snake” that can be twisted and bend around tight spaces to visibly see. With the use of a Boroscope there is no major drilling or cutting of dry wall required.


Personal protective equipment (PPE): includes respirators, gloves, impervious suit, and eye protection.

These items can be used during the assessment and remediation processes.

Thermographic camera : These are specific camera that detect moisture by using an infrared thermal imaging in addition to moisture meters to double check moisture meter findings. These cameras help mainly in identifying auxiliary points of moisture intrusion.

Dehumidifier : Buildings that have aquariums or several house plants tend to have humidity issues.  A dehumidifier can help reduce the level of moisture in the air. The reduction will help eliminate the chances that mold can build up within these areas of your home.


There are three levels of contamination and each specific level has requirements for worker safety.  During the restoration process, the level of contamination determines the level of restoration protection for the workers.


Fire is extremely destructive and if left untreated will causes discoloration, corrosion, and overall damage to walls, flooring and ceilings.  Additionally your property and belongings can be damaged by the fire, smoke or water used to stop the flames. It is not recommended that individuals with any fire damaged property should highly consider living temporarily at another location until all the fire damage has been completed.  Any fire damage that hasn’t been professionally treated is a safety risk to your health.

GetCleanQuick.com knows the importance of taking the necessary steps and specializes in freeing your home of the lasting effects of smoke and fire damage.

When a fire happens, the odors will linger about and especially smoke odor that remains in clothes, carpets, upholstered furniture, walls, air ducts and central air systems.  After the fire deodorizing as well as proper cleaning will be needed to eliminate any lasting smoke odors.  All black soot, dust, and residue left behind from extinguisher foam will be removed. Ridding the home of those items is important to prevent further damage. Lingering odors can remain if not cleaned properly. WeCleanQuickly.com knows the cleaning method to get the job done right.  If they are left untreated, further damage to your household could happen.

Through Thermal Deodorization, a process using high temperatures to eliminate the smell, and Ozone Treatments, using ozone generators to oxidize and eliminate the smell of smoke, your home will be restored to new.


GetCleanQuick.com is a Professional Cleaning Service with Affordable Rates. All Cleaning Staff are Uniformed, Insured & Trained.  This is a commercial carpet cleaning company that goes beyond simple carpet maintenance. GetCleanQuick.com that knows you want to be able to work clean, breathe clean, and live clean.


GetCleanQuick.com network of consultants customizes a textile and carpet cleaning plan for your space and budget.


Clean Working is green working! An employee’s productivity will be better when the indoor air quality is clean.   Not only the employees are happier but they will be healthier occupants or workers, friends and guests.

Starting with the smallest level, GetCleanQuick.com experts realize that there’s more to clean than meets the eye.  GetCleanQuick.com’s vision begins at the smallest level and focuses on every facet of the textile and commercial carpet cleaning. Our customers’ expect ‘clean’ and that is exactly what they get ‘clean.’ The building not only looks clean but is clean, and it can be kept that way thanks to our proprietary processes and non-toxic cleaning agents.

When the work space looks cleaner, everyone seems to notice. Breathe easier will keep employees productive, they will enjoy the work environment.  When individuals work easier, life seems to feel a little cleaner overall.

GetCleanQuick.com will keep that feeling going by providing regular maintenance [at customer request] and ensuring that your facility is kept clean – both inside and out.


GetCleanQuick.com because the goal of the business is to offer the highest quality maintenance possible for all brands of carpets and textiles.