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Tips To Minimize Water Damage From Storms In The Dallas Area

4/2/2018 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Metrocrest (972) 233-8400

Severe weather in the Dallas, TX area can often bring rising waters, and floods that affect thousands of properties throughout the North Dallas Area. In addition to the mud, and debris, flood waters can be contaminated with sewage, and even bring snakes, insects, and other critters. Flooding can present a challenge for property owners. Instead of putting yourself at risk its best to call in a professional water damage restoration company such as SERVPRO of Metrocrest.  Without proper cleanup, many homes and business will require mold removal in the Dallas area, and the surrounding communities.

While clean water from broken water pipes, a leaky roof, or even a leaking dishwasher, can be safely mopped up, special care needs to be taken with floodwaters. The bacteria, microbes, and debris can cause health concerns. Professionals recommend that individuals entering floodwaters have proper protective clothing, footwear, and eye protection. Take every precaution to keep yourself, and your family safe.

When the water recedes, the prospect of cleaning up after the storm is overwhelming, even for the most prepared. Furniture, personal items, drywall, floors, and the structure of the property must be evaluated for damage, and the water damage cleanup should begin immediately. Depending on the level of contaminants in the floodwater and how long the water remained on the property, will determine in part, the level of water damage to your home. Saturated drywall will often need to be removed; however, many other items including carpets, furniture, and draperies may be able to be cleaned and restored to their pre-flood state.

SERVPRO of Metrocrest has the tools, training, and expertise necessary to restore your property to its original state. Locally owned, and operated, our team is available 24 hours a day, whenever disaster strikes. Trust us to clean up your property after a storm, fire, or other event to help ensure that a mold infestation doesn’t take root in your home. Our climate, particularly after a severe storm, supports rapid mold growth. It is essential that your property is properly cleansed, and dried, prior to restoration. Often, our remediation team finds mold infestations due to improper flood and storm damage cleanup.

SERVPRO is faster to any size disaster, and we have the resources to respond quickly, regardless of the size of the event. Our disaster recovery teams stand at the ready to help homeowners and commercial property owners mitigate the damage caused by floods, storms, sewage backups, fires, and other events. We will start immediately by assessing the damage, removing the water, drying and dehumidifying, cleaning and repairing, and completing the restoration, so you and your family can resume life as quickly as possible. Call us today (972) 233-8400 for any water damage or mold removal needs throughout the greater Dallas area.

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