5 THINGS TO DO WHEN WATER OR FLOOD DAMAGE OCCURS

Water damage is something that we are never prepared for; often time, such occurrence happen without warning. About 85% of our customers always ask the same question “ what should I do now”.

Here are five things you need to do when water damage occurs:

1. Try to find the source of the leak or the water flow and stop it – Call a plumber if you need help –

2. Remove or move all your possession that good be damage or has been slightly damaged. Examples will be boxes, clothes, TV, Video games, Couch, etc. (do not forget to take pictures).

3. If you are the home owner call your home owner insurance or renters insurance – get the claim number ready.

4. Call a profession water damage restoration company; not just a guy and a truck that you find on craigslist. check

5. Wait for the arrival of an expert – If you do not feel safe staying indoor due to the level of water damage or leak. You can wait outside or take stroll.

The importance of having an experience professional can not be over stressed; you home is your paradise and you should not have just anybody come in and restore it. You want an experts that knows exactly what they are doing and have proven records of how to do it. When water damage or busted leaks are not treated properly it cause mold to grow in the house which can possibly lead to more expense and damages – as far as having to tear down the property and rebuild from scratch.

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