4 Steps to Take After a Flood
Experiencing a flood can be scary, and you might not know what to do if you’ve found water in your home. The best thing to do is to remain calm and keep yourself out of a potentially dangerous situation. We’ve compiled a quick guide to help you through the process.
1. Stop the water. If the flooding in your home was caused by a pipe, turn off your water main. If you are unable to determine where the flooring is coming from, call us and we will locate and stop the source of the water.
2. Turn off the power. If you have a big leak, it’s a good idea to turn off the power for safety purposes. If any electronics are in the flood waters, leave them for the time being until a professional is able to assess the situation.
3. Remove valuables. If your valuables are safely accessible, remove them from the area before water is able to do further damage. Items like jewelry, family photographs, heirlooms, and other sentimental items can be at risk for water damage.
4. Call us. If you’ve experienced a flood, your home will have to be thoroughly dried out to prevent further damage from occurring. We’ll inspect your property, determine a plan for restoration, dry out the entire area, and get to work on making your home look new again. We’ll even work with your insurance company to help smooth the process.
Don’t hesitate to call us if your home has water damage. The longer you wait to take action the more damage could potentially occur.