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Key Steps After a Water Damage Disaster Strikes | SERVPRO of Westfield

9/19/2023 (Permalink)

Pool of water sitting on top of a herringbone patterned wood floor with furniture nearby If you discover water damage in your home or business, call SERVPRO of Westfield right away.

Water is a part of our everyday lives. You likely use water several dozen times each day, even if you don’t think about it often. While most of the water we come into contact with is well-controlled, it can be quite powerful. When a water disaster, like a flood or leak, strikes, it can quickly wreak havoc.

There are many things you can to protect your home from water damage, but you can’t prevent every instance. When a water disaster occurs, rest assured that you have a qualified water damage restoration team in your own backyard.

Act Swiftly

When you spot a leak or your basement is flooded, there’s no time to pause and consider the situation. Prompt action is a necessity.

You’ll first want to take steps to protect yourself and your family. First, try to find the source of the water. Shut it off, if possible, and turn off the electricity around the water as well. This will help lower the risk of damage to your electrical system or life-threatening injuries to yourself.

Avoid walking through or touching the standing water, since it can conceal dangerous electrical hazards or other dangers. Once you’re certain your family is safe, give our team a call.

The Restoration Process

When the phone rings on our end, the first step will be to take ask you a series of questions about what damage you’re facing. Once we know the facts, we’ll ask you to take a series of photos that accurately capture the water damage and can later be used for your insurance claims process. From there, we’ll formulate a strategy for handling the damage.

When we arrive on your property, we’ll start using industry-leading drying equipment to completely remove all water from your house—even the water not visible to the naked eye. We’ll also remove soft materials and other valuables in your house before we start the process of restoring the structure and your belongings.

With years of experience in the restoration industry, our team of SERVPRO® experts is equipped to handle water damage of any size and shape. That includes a variety of water damage situations, such as those involving floodwaters and even biohazards.

Do you have water damage in your home? Call us for fast and complete restoration.

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