LJ Roth Restoration is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) in water damage restoration, as well as IICRC certified in Odor, Fire and Smoke Damage Remediation. We can handle all levels of damage, from smoke damage from an oven fire or a neighbor's property, to a large fire causing structural damage. Furthermore, we are licensed and bonded as a general contractor within the state of Iowa.



Flood damage is typically caused by broken pipes, tub or sink overflows, appliance malfunctions, falling
rainwater, broken toilet tanks, and overflowing toilets. At other times, Mother Nature shows just how powerful she can be. At LJ Roth Restoration, our skilled service technicians have the tools and knowledge to handle even the most challenging of these situations. Emergency water loss mitigation is directed at stopping a water loss situation from getting out of hand. The first action to be taken is to stop the water source, contain water damage, dry the structure and contents, and prevent secondary damages. Once the water source is identified and stopped, an assessment of the extent of damage is taken to identify the best method to dry the affected areas. Water damage whether direct or incidental, requires the use of professional drying equipment.


Concern about indoor exposure to mold has been increasing as the public becomes aware that exposure to mold can cause a variety of health effects and symptoms. Mold has the potential to cause health problems such as allergic reactions sneezing, runny nose, red eyes, and skin rash. It can also irritate the eyes, skin, nose, throat, and lungs. Remediation of mold and moisture problems including measures designed to protect the health of building occupants.

Mold can be found almost anywhere and can grow on virtually any organic substance, as long as moisture and oxygen are present. When excessive moisture accumulates in buildings, mold growth will often occur if the moisture problem remains undiscovered or unaddressed. It is impossible to eliminate all mold spores in the indoor environment, but mold can be controlled.


Major storms bring high winds, rising tides and create property repair expense for the property owners. Flooding, falling trees, broken electrical lines, and blown out windows are all common after a major storm.

Pro-active disaster preparation is vital. Pre-planning for a hurricane disaster is one of the most crucial aspects of storm preparedness and the number one priority with hurricanes is for the personal safety of you and your family. Restoration companies are set up to help homeowners and property owners protect their homes prior to a storm arriving by boarding up windows, securing and storing yard items to reduce potential damages to your home.