License Number CGC1517100
IICRC Certified Firm
Mold Remediator State of Florida MRSR111


Frequently asked questions

Water Damage Restoration

What is the relationship between water damage and mold?

Water damage in the home is one of the biggest problems facing homeowners. In the United States, water damage accounts for hundreds of millions of dollars of homeowner property damage every year. Sadly, it seems that very few homeowners understand the link between water damage to their homes and mold contamination down the road. However, understanding how one leads to the other can save you thousands in repair costs and prevent your family from being exposed to potentially dangerous toxic mold.

Does My Insurance Policy Cover Water Damage, Water Leaks Or Flood Damage?

It depends on the coverage the homeowner selected.
Insurance Repair Specialists can explain your coverages, limits, and deductibles.

How does Insurance Repair Specialists estimate water damage costs?

We work directly with the insurance adjuster or public adjuster.

How Can I Prevent Water Damage?

Disconnect hoses, clean gutters and downspouts, maintain trees and vegetation, maintain appliances. Also, investigate and fix leaks promptly, install water detection devices and know where your water main shutoff is located.

How Much Does It Cost To Clean Up Water Damage?

Water damage costs depend on the extent of the damage. And how many days it takes to get the home dry to IICRC standards. Insurance Repair Specialists will always provide the homeowner with a price list before doing any type of work. If your covered loss by your insurance carrier then only your deductible applies.

How long will the water restoration process take?

This all depends on how wet the property is, and how long it takes us to bring the property back to the proper dry standard. It can be Sometimes, between 2-10 days depending on the circumstances.

Mold Damage Restoration

Does Insurance Repair test for mold?

A third party mold testing company provides the actual mold testing.

Does Insurance Repair Remove Mold From Furniture and Clothing As Well?

No, but we can refer you to several different companies that do.

What Are Some Signs That I May Need Mold Remediation?

Musty odors, water leaks, humidity and condensation, ventilation problems, health symptoms, mold spores or discoloration to your baseboards or walls.

When is Mold Remediation Needed?

Whenever there is a water leak, you risk creating a habitat suited for mold growth, so it’s best to have leaks fixed on time. Furthermore, if leaks occur in hard-to-reach areas, like inside your walls, you should call us. we are mold remediation professional. and inspect, nipping any mold growth in the bud.

Can I Stay in My Home During Mold Remediation?

This is something after you have had a licensed mold hygienist test your home. Then you can speak to them or your doctor about. It also would depend on the area of the home and if it can be contained for you to stay in the home.

I Can Smell Mold, But I Do not See It?

If you don’t see signs of mold but you can smell it, it may be hidden in your walls. A musty smell is a good indicator that mold is growing in your home. The smell of mold feels earthy. This is when you should call a licensed mold hygienist to test your home in the areas where you smell mold.

How long does mold remediation take?

The time it takes for the mold removal process depends on many factors. Such as, how much mold is present, where the mold is growing (behind walls, etc.), and the materials it grows on. Most mold removal (remediation) takes anywhere from 1 day to 7 days.

Fire Damage Restoration

How Much Does Fire Damage Repair Cost?

This all depends on the extent of the damage to the property.

What Are Some Common Causes of Fire Damage?

Cooking, portable heaters, electrical fires, smoking, candles.

How Long Does Fire Damage Restoration Take?

Fire restoration can take anywhere from four to six months to complete. The amount of time can vary based on several factors, including the extent and type of damage, the floor area, and the method used to put out the fire.

Does Property Insurance Cover Fire Damage?

As long as the cause of loss is a covered peril such as fire and lightning strikes then yes.  Only your insurance adjuster can determine coverage.

General Questions

Is Insurance Repair Specialists a licensed contractor?

Yes, we are licensed, and we also have all the certifications required by the State of Florida. We are licensed, bonded, and insured general contractors.


What should you do in case of emergency at my place?

Our team will provide some steps to make arrangements with the insurance and make an initial inspection, where we can provide photos, documents, and more for your insurance company.

Do we work on weekends?

We are here for you 24/7 emergency services.
First, we discuss with our customers about the service and the priority. Second, we can schedule an initial inspection, so we can make estimations, collect documents and photographic evidence. Third, we will make a specific plan for your requirements and needs.

How long will the restoration process take?

That depends on how extensive the damage to the property is. Each Insurance company handles losses differently.

Do you work with my insurance company?

Yes, we will work directly with insurance company or public adjuster.

How Long Does it Takes for Insurance to Determine if I'm Eligible?

After someone files a homeowners claim in Florida, the insurer reportedly has 30 days to send the consumer a confirmation that the claim is either covered in full, in part, or still under investigation if they have requested this confirmation in writing.

How Do You Work with My Insurance Company?

  • We thoroughly inspect the property
  • We meet your adjuster on site so that we can develop a relationship from the start and discuss the scope of work that will be needed to get your home or business back to pre loss condition
  • We using thermal imaging to photo document every day we are on site to send to carrier to show progress
  • We prepare very detailed estimates on Xactimate software which is approved by all insurance carriers
  • We submit all invoices directly to the carrier for payment and follow up with them directly for payment
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