Water Damage Restoration

When water damage strikes your home, we're here to save the day! At CORE Restoration, we've been proudly serving the Walla Walla Valley for over 7 years. We take immense pride in offering the finest water damage restoration services to our neighbors.

Water Damage Restoration Services

Water Extraction  • Dryout  • Water Damage Repair & Restoration • Mold Remediation  • Sewage Damage Cleanup

Areas We Serve

Walla Walla County
Walla Walla, WA • College Place, WA • Touchet, WA • Dixie, WA • Dayton, WA • Waitsburg, WA and Surrounding Areas

Umatilla County
Milton Freewater, OR •
Pendleton, OR • Weston, OR • Athena, OR • Hermiston, OR • Umatila, OR • Pilot Rock, OR and Surrounding Areas

Water Damage At Your Home Or Business?

When you experience water intrusion or damage, CORE Restoration is available 24/7 because we know that fast action is essential. We specialize in residential or business water damage restoration, using cutting-edge equipment to detect hidden moisture and swiftly remove any standing water.

Our caring professionals put you first and will assess the damage to your property, guiding you through the process so you can make the best decisions for restoring your home. With our team by your side, you can be sure that your property will be dry, clean  and restored to its pre-damaged condition.

What Should I Do When Experiencing Water Damage?

We’re There When You Need Us

Dealing with water damage can lead to a roller coaster of emotions, we are here to help ease your mind and explain the next steps. Our caring approach and communication through the process will make it more comfortable for you. We make you our client our top priority, and know that patience and communication through the ordeal is critical.

Safety Comes First

After any home or business emergency, the safety of your family or employees is most important, so the first step is to make sure everyone is safe. We'll work with you to develop a restoration plan that meets your needs and the needs of the specific loss situation. We'll be there every step of the way to ensure your home is remediated appropriately while following IICRC Industry standards, and restored to its pre-damaged condition.

The CORE Difference

We truly care about you as the client, and understand an emergency loss can be a stressful and confusing process. It is not something you planned for or expected. We will patiently take you through the process to make it as painless as possible. We work with your insurance on your behalf, talking through the often overwhelming information and next steps.

How We Approach Water Damage

Emergency Contact

Give us a call, and our Intake Specialist will guide you through some questions to best understand your unique water emergency. We'll schedule an inspection right away because speedy response is the name of the game.

Inspection & Water Damage Assessment

Our experts will carefully assess the water damage and explain the severity of the loss and any potential hazards. We'll let you know what can be salvaged and what may need removal/disposal in order to dry affected areas properly.

Water Removal

If water damage is an issue which most likely is the case as the Fire Department experts fight your fire, we'll start the water removal process and set dehumidifiers and air movers to work their magic to begin to stabilize the area/areas to dry things out.


With our top-notch drying equipment, we tackle the water you can't see, bringing moisture down to safe and acceptable levels.  The time it takes our equipment to dry the affected area/areas varies based on each specific situation, we will communicate what you can expect initially and through the drying process.

Damaged Material Removal

If there are materials that cannot be restored safely, we'll let you know and swiftly remove it to prevent further damage or potential health hazards.

Cleaning, Sanitizing & Deodorization

Our technicians will use specific cleaning products designed for each surface or material on your floors, furniture, and personal belongings, restoring them to their former glory safely and effectively.


Our technicians will be checking the equipment daily for readings and placement until the area is thoroughly dried out to standard.

Repairs & Reconstruction

CORE Restoration will work with you to determine if we may be doing the repairs or if your repairs may be done by your contractor to bring it back to its pre-damaged condition. Each job has a specific scope. We will work directly with you to determine the scope, and if performing the work for you we work with your insurance along the way on your behalf.

Emergency Water Damage Tips

After a storm or flooding passes, safety comes first while waiting for help. Here are some tips to prevent further damage to your home.

Safety First - Shut Off Water Source

If safe, shut off the water source, or contact a qualified expert to do it for you.

Stay Electrically Safe - Turn Off Circuit Breakers

When it's safe to do so, turn off circuit breakers for wet areas to avoid electrical hazards.

Dab Away - Remove Excess Water

Gently mop and blot away excess water to minimize damage.

Give a Lift - Prop Up Wet Upholstery

Help your upholstery dry evenly by propping up wet cushions.

Barrier Up - Use Aluminum Foil

Protect your furniture by placing aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpeting.

Save Your Treasures - Move Paintings or Art

Move valuable items like paintings, art, documents, and electronics to a dry spot.

Give Them Air - Hang Furs and Leathers

Hang furs and leathers separately at room temperature to prevent damage.

Stay Away - Don't Enter Affected Areas

Avoid entering affected areas if electrical outlets or equipment are exposed to water. Safety is key!

Don't Use Household Vacuum

Leave the water removal to the pros. Don't use your household vacuum; it could be dangerous.

Mind the Ceiling - Don't Turn on Ceiling Fixtures

Avoid turning on ceiling fixtures if the ceiling is wet or sagging.

Frequently Asked Water Damage Questions

What is Water Damage Restoration and where should I start when an issue arises?

Water Restoration is the process of mitigating water and drying it out to restore your home to pre-loss condition.  We know you want to take action immediately when water strikes. Here are some preliminary steps you can take before we arrive to inspect and assess your water loss issue.

  • Turn off the water source if possible, this may mean within the home or at the street level or irrigation source.  We'll handle it if you're not sure where the water is coming from.
  • Remove any contents or belongings from the immediate area if possible.  We can assist with this as well as we arrive.
  • Mop or wipe away excess water carefully. Don't use your household vacuum to do this, an extractor style is the only household equipment that should be used for standing water removal.
  • Protect your area rugs, drapes, and furniture from further damage by removing from the affected area if possible.
  • Avoid using electric or electronic items that may come into contact with water.
How much does water damage restoration services typically cost?

The cost of our expert services varies depending on the specific situation and level of affected area and severity.  We will communicate the assessment, work recommended to mitigate the water loss, and process along the way.  We understand budget is important and will only bill for the work we perform to ensure your issue is taken care of appropriately and to Industry standards.

Is it safe to stay in a flooded home?

It may not be safe to remain in your home or business when a flood has occurred. Flood water can be contaminated and cause illness. Standing water may pose an electrocution risk. Let us assess the situation before you attempt to address it and take care of it for you safely and efficiently.

How do you restore water damage?

We start by inspecting your home and discussing the damage, and discuss the appropriate plan to address your specific situation with you. Then, we remove excess water using our top-notch equipment and start the drying process with dehumidifiers. We clean and deodorize everything that needs attention, leaving your home safe and dry.  

Don't wait if you should experience a water loss-contact CORE Restoration right away to restore your home after water damage and bring back the peace and joy you deserve.