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Is That a Storm Coming In?

6/19/2023 (Permalink)

How to Handle Property Damage Caused by a Storm

Dealing with storm damage can be stressful and in some cases causes devastation on a large scale affecting multiple people within the community. From powerful winds and torrential rains to hailstorms and flooding, the aftermath can be a lot to handle. However, in times of distress, storm damage restoration services like SERVPRO of Bridgewater play a crucial role in mitigating the situation and helping homeowners rebuild their lives. We will explore the process of storm damage restoration on residential property and our professional technicians address the challenges to restore the property to its former glory.

Assessment & Documentation

After a storm, the first step in the restoration process is a thorough assessment of the damage. Our storm damage restoration experts will inspect the entire property, identifying the affected areas that need our attention. Restoration professionals will document the areas and items that are damaged. Photographs will be taken and compiled in detailed reports that will be sent to aid the insurance claims and provide an accurate account of the destruction caused by the storm. The documentation is crucial for the homeowner, insurance company, along with the restoration service company. This helps by streamlining the process of repairs and insurance reimbursement.

Emergency Repairs & Safety Measures

Common emergency repairs that are carried out include tarping damaged roofs, boarding up broken windows, and securing entry points to protect against theft and vandalism. When our technicians arrive on site safety is a priority during this phase of the mitigation process. We take precautions to eliminate risks and make the property safe for our workers to continue the restoration process.

Water Extraction & Drying

Flooding is a common occurrence during rain storms, a can potentially cause significant water damage. We employ specialized equipment and techniques to extract water from affected areas efficiently. High-powered pumps and industrial-grade vacuums are used to remove standing water, while dehumidifiers and air movers help dry out the affected areas in a timely manner.  

Moisture control is important in order to prevent mold growth. Our team uses moisture meters to determine moisture levels and monitor the progress throughout the drying process. We will use all of the equipment possible to expedite the drying process to ensure a quick mitigation process.

Choosing SERVPRO to Handle your Storm Damage

Storm damage restoration services like SERVPRO of Bridgewater, play a vital role in helping home owners recover from the devastation caused by the severe storms. From assessment and documentation to emergency mitigation, water extraction, we have the experienced team that will get the job done to your satisfaction.

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