Whom Do I Call to Get Rid of Water and Sewage in My Brooklyn Basement Apartment?
Brooklyn Residents Struggling with Flood Damage in Basement Level Apartments Can Rely on SERVPRO for Solutions
Hurricane season can hit Brooklyn hard, with heavy rains upsetting the equilibrium in basement living quarters. Inches to feet of floodwater from torrential rains sweeping over-pavements and even sea surging is concerning. When local sanitary systems become overwhelmed, sewage can intermingle with the other floodwaters creating an untenable situation.
What Is My First Step When Storm Damage Floods My Basement Apartment?
Sewage mixed with flood damage in Brooklyn basement apartments feels beyond solving when it happens to you. Do not despair. Instead, call a disaster recovery company promptly. The quicker you get assistance, the more likely your personal property and your home's structural components can start returning to normal.
What Can I Expect from Flood Damage Mitigation and Remediation Professionals?
Count on SERVPRO to arrive promptly, listen to your concerns, assess the scene, and begin emergency services, with your permission. Our highly trained crews come equipped with commercial-grade equipment, including truck-mounted extractors capable of moving out 36,000 gallons of fluids a day. Sometimes safety requires disconnecting the power in your apartment, and our onboard generators permit us to avoid delays in removing the contaminated flooding. We contain the fluids and remove them according to local regulations. Next steps include:
- Cleaning surfaces with EPA-registered products
- Disinfecting surfaces with EPA register antimicrobials
- Collecting moisture data to project drying goals
- Drying out structures using the assistance of air movers and dehumidifiers
Is There Any Hope for Saving My Wet Personal Property?
We often recommend a partial or total pack-out of wet contents to our production facility. In confined spaces like a basement apartment, this can help crews on-site complete their work without impediments. Our contents processing specialists evaluate and work hard to restore your furnishings, household goods, and personal possessions to functionality and appearance.
Trust SERVPRO of Northwest Brooklyn to help during the aftermath of a flooding disaster in your basement apartment. Call us at (718) 522-4400 day or night -- we know flooding happens round the clock.
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