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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Water Damage from Storm and Flood...

5/21/2021 (Permalink)

At SERVPRO of Tracy we seen it all..

Floods And Damage Across Several States..

Storms and heavy rain can cause heavy flooding in a short period of time. Certain parts of the country experienced heavy rain earlier this year. People experienced dangerous storm water and flood damage in 6 states in early March. The National Weather Service is warning that rivers will stay in flood stage for days. The flood waters forced evacuations and millions in damage.

After The Flooding

Flooding means that not only will a homeowner have to think about the current situation of being displaced from their home and losing some of their personal belongings, but the results after the water is gone. Standing water is a breeding ground for bacteria.

Once the water has subsided the presence of dirt, grime, bacteria and mold will be present. The level of expensive damage depends on how long the standing water is left unattended. There is no telling when the water can be extracted from the towns let alone peoples houses.

After the water have subsided and before you immediately enter your home refer to this checklist.

1. Watch out for wild animals, poisonous snakes that may have entered the home, check thru the debris.

2. Watch out for plaster, loose ceiling structures and document everything for yourself and for insurance purposes.

3. Throw away any food, anything that may have come in contact with the flood waters, anything in the fridge.

4. Check electrical systems, gas leaks, sewage and water lines all for damage.

SERVPRO of Tracy specializes in storm and flood damage restoration. Our crews are highly trained and we use specialized equipment to restore your property to its pre-storm condition.

Call SERVPRO of Tracy at 209-834-0200. Even if your flood damage is not as dramatic as what we saw in the south earlier this year, we'll be there to help.

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