Time is of the essence…
Aquamist technicians are fully qualified and ready to handle any water related emergency—floods from burst pipes, broken hot water tanks, leaks, whatever the source, our 24-hour emergency line is open 7 days a week to ensure that our expert crews will get to you quickly. Aquamist is 100% locally owned and operated. Thank you for supporting local business.
There When You Need Us Most!
If you are experiencing a flood, CALL IMMEDIATELY. Cleaning up water related accidents in the right way ensures that you won’t have to worry about moisture problems in the future. Even if you can no longer see water from a previous flood, your walls or flooring could be hiding an ongoing problem. Don’t leave anything to chance.
Given the right conditions, mold can grow almost anywhere. Aquamist’s technicians are trained to handle any mold related problems, whether it’s the inside walls, outside walls, flooring, ceilings, or wherever it can be found, our technicians are ready to safely remove and dispose of the damaged areas. Aquamist technicians contain the affected area and remove moldy material to restore your property. This safeguards your biggest investment for the future.
Asbestos is a problem for many older homes and businesses. How can you tell if it’s a problem for you? Aquamist technicians are trained to help. We determine first whether you have an asbestos problem, assess the risk, and then select the most appropriate method for managing the situation. Aquamist technicians are trained to perform abatement procedures, whether that’s removal and disposal, or encapsulation. Return your home or business to the safe and healthy place it needs to be!
Large projects can be overwhelming. If you require restoration services for things like water damage, fire restoration, mold, or asbestos—Aquamist can help. Big or small, our professional staff has the skill and experience necessary to manage your project—on time, and on budget—so you can return to normal quickly and smoothly. We find the contractors, the sub-contractors, gather quotes, arrange schedules, and ensure that quality work is carried out.
We get it, it’s the one phone call you would rather not have to make. Our team goes to work immediately to first of all put your mind at rest that it will be okay. Then we get to work fixing the problem. Call us! We’ll handle the rest!
If you’re wondering why you should call right away, watch this time-lapse video of how water will wick up your dry-wall, soaking walls, ruining paint, destroying wood framing. Dry-rot, mold and other problems are common issues after a flood if not taken care of right away. The certified team at Aquamist are experts in all these areas. Call right away for fast effective restoration and remediation solutions from Victoria’s own Aquamist. 250-708-0091
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Frequently Asked Remediation Questions
What is Remediation?
The technical definition is: the correction of something bad or defective. For example, a sudden water loss in a building requires drying out building materials and restoring the structure to its original state.
What does it mean to mitigate a loss?
To prevent further damage. In the case of a water loss, this requires responding in a timely manner.
What about unsanitary water loss?
Unsanitary losses, whether gray water or black water, require speciality safe work procedures to protect people.
What about mould and asbestos?
In the event of a water loss, pre-existing conditions may require the removal of mould and/or asbestos containing materials. Safe removal is necessary to maintain the health of occupants and workers.
Should I fear asbestos?
Undisturbed asbestos is safe.
When should I be concerned?
When an asbestos containing material is in poor condition or is potentially being disturbed by renovation.
Why is it a concern?
When disturbed, asbestos fibers can become airborne and then remain in the air for a number of days. These fibers can enter body through breathing or ingestion. Once the fibers are trapped in the body, the fibers can cause major health problems, such as:
- Cancer Lung
What building materials contain asbestos?
Homes built before 1990 may contain asbestos in drywall compound and texture coat, lino, parging, ceiling tiles, some stucco, roof and wall tiles, vermiculite insulation and other materials. Homes built after 1990 may also contain asbestos.