Flood Damage Can Be Devastating!
Storm damage especially from flooding can be devastating. After the flood waters recede, the task of cleaning up begins. It can be challenging because most everyone wants to return to quickly to begin rebuilding.
It is critical that if the flood was serious enough to require evacuation, stay safe upon your return.
Follow these three quick tips before you re-enter the structure:
- Contact your utility companies to make sure that electric and gas a turned off and sewer lines are intact.
- Check for any visible structural damage like loosened or cracked foundation, other cracks or holes in the home in the exterior or interior.
- Check for warping of ceilings or drywall
SERVPRO of Santa Maria can help you with this seemingly monumental task. It may not always be as quick as cleaning your belongings and removing the water. Depending on the amount of damage, water can impact wood and drywall that has been either been submerged for a long time or a short period. Left professionally untreated continuing problems like the deterioration of wood and walls as well as the concern for the development of mold.
As one of the largest restoration companies in the valley, we have the extensive inventory of recovery equipment and large skilled and qualified team of professionals that will respond to emergencies and disasters of any size or severity.
We have 24/7 response service, our team offers effective mitigation. Our fast response to water loss emergencies can prevent structural concerns and the formation of hazardous mold colonies.
No matter the emergency or when it occurs, our team can make it “Like it never even happened.”