Please note that for all insurance work we do charge a fee for providing estimates.  This will be deducted from the cost of works if we win the contract.

Quick response services for floods and fires.

Recent flood damage to basements and cellars in South East England.  Builders dealing with flood damage to basements and cellars need to have the correct  knowledge and equipment when dealing with such issues. Most properties with basements / cellars get flooded with heavy rain full. The basements / cellars can get flooded with contaminated water from sewers and blocked drains overflowing. Our emergency response team can pump the water from your property within hours from your first phone call. As we are located in South East England our coverage is limited to the London, Kent and Surrey areas but may differ if you contact us first.  Although insurance approved building contractors the cost will be down to yourselves until the insurance company agrees to pay for the works direct. We can carry out everything from pumping out the water to drying the floors and walls and then renovating the damaged areas caused by the flood.

Builders for Flood and Fire Damage in the Home

These renovation works were carried out for an insurance company

If you have been the victim of a flood or fire disaster in your home, it is a priority of London and Kent Construction Ltd as builders to return your property to its pre-incident condition as quickly as possible. Also to minimise secondary damage and with as little disruption to the customer as possible. We understand that it can be a very upsetting and stressful situation therefore London and Kent Construction Ltd are at hand to make this as easy for you as possible.

Here is an example of a fire damaged home that we reconstructed and refurbished in Eltham SE9.

Before the fire and smoke damage

The damage to this particular house was caused by an unattended pot on the stove in the kitchen. As you can see, the damage itself spread throughout the house affecting the majority of the rooms and its contents.

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The smoke from the fire travelled upstairs and throughout the property

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More pictures of the fire damage.  We had to remove the gas meter and run all new supplies

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After

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To begin the restoration of this property we first had to completely remove all contents from the house. The walls, ceilings and woodwork were all washed down with special cleaning agents to remove all remnants of the smoke and its chemicals.

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All damaged surfaces were then stripped back to their original state and finished to the customer’s requirements. We then restored the kitchen back to a habitable and safe environment. We also incorporated fitting a new boiler into the works.

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Full gas and electric tests were undertaken and once all works were complete the customer was then issued with gas and electric safety certificates.

In the event of a fire at your home, London and Kent Construction Ltd will try to make it as easy as possible for you. We can offer you secure storage facilities for your personal belongings, household appliances or materials with easy access. We can even arrange transport to and from the facilities which are extremely secure with 24 hour surveillance.