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It’s Rainy Season…Protect Your Property From Water Damage

1/15/2024 (Permalink)

Bedroom Water Damage Water damage caused by leak on the ceiling

Rain can be a beautiful and soothing experience, but it can also be destructive if it causes water damage. Water damage can occur in various ways during the rainy season. For example, rainwater may leak through a damaged roof, seep into a home's foundation or basement, or collect in poorly designed drainage systems, leading to flooding. 

The damage caused by rainwater can range from minor cosmetic issues to severe structural damage. If left unchecked, water damage can lead to the growth of mold, which can lead to exponentially higher cleaning costs. The cost of repairing water damage can also be quite high, especially if it leads to the replacement of damaged furniture, flooring, and walls. 

To prevent water damage caused by rain, homeowners should inspect their roofs and gutters regularly to ensure they are in good condition. They should also ensure that their homes are properly sealed to prevent water seepage and have functioning drainage systems to prevent flooding. In case of water damage, homeowners should act quickly to mitigate the damage and seek professional help for repairs.

Here at SERVPRO®, our certified technicians follow the SERVPRO® benchmark of 1-4-8. Once notified, we will call back within 1 hour (usually within minutes)  to schedule an inspection. Our technicians will be on-site within 4 hours after the call has been dispatched. Lastly, within 8 hours from the initial call, a briefing will be provided to the customer and/or their insurance company. With no hesitation, we will help resolve any water damage as quickly as possible for our local residents so we can make it "Like it never even happened®."

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