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Flood Damage In Your Brooklyn Residence

2/20/2020 (Permalink)

flooding in home SERVPRO of Northwest Brooklyn serves homeowners by being Faster to Any Size Disaster.

Restoring a Brooklyn Residence after Flood Damage

New York residents face unique challenges when it comes to flooding, especially those living in cities. The tightly-packed residences mean that there are fewer options for landscaping and other flood prevention methods that may require more space. However, there is a team that can save your living space after flooding occurs.

If your Brooklyn home has suffered flood damage, certified SERVPRO technicians are ready to assist you with cutting-edge technologies and science-based protocols to restore your dwelling to a preloss condition. SERVPRO franchises span all over the United States and Canada with over 1,700 locations, meaning there is always a team positioned to aid community members who need fast relief after unexpected disasters. This SERVPRO is also licensed for residential contracting purposes (#2015353DCA) and mold remediation (#00055).

Safety Tips for Home Floods
    •    Move ice and snow before it melts. Is there ice or snow near your home? As winter gets closer to spring, make sure to remove this. Melting ice and snow can seep into your home and exacerbate damage from flooding or storms.
    •    Test any drainage methods you have. If your basement has a sump pump, make sure it works in the event of a flood.
    •    Stock up on sandbags. Sandbags, waterproof paint, and weatherstripping can all aid in minimizing the effects of floodwaters in your residence.
    •    Consult a home inspector. If you are concerned about your home's flood risk but are not sure what warning signs to look for, consult a professional who does know and can educate you on flood prevention that would work for your unique home.

SERVPRO's Dedication to Sanitation
One of the essential aspects of flood damage prevention is disinfection. This is why SERVPRO technicians use EPA-registered, OSHA-approved antimicrobial cleaning solutions to combat stains and residues left behind by flooding and prevent the spread of microbes in your residence.

If your basement has been affected by flooding, tile flooring and cement floors can often be successfully cleaned and restored. Ceramic tiles are generally not damaged by floodwaters. Grout and adhesives affected by floodwaters, however, can lose their effectiveness after enough saturation.

SERVPRO of Northwest Brooklyn serves homeowners by being Faster to Any Size Disaster. For prompt disaster cleanup services, you can call (718) 522-4400.

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