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Mitigating Storm Damage in Bridgewater

7/17/2023 (Permalink)

When storms unleash their devastating fury, it can spell disaster for property owners in Bridgewater. From heavy rain and powerful wind to hailstorms and flooding, storm damage can wreak havoc on homes and businesses alike. Storm damage can also be costly and hard to deal with, especially in the mitigation process. It may take longer than a normal water loss especially if there is severe damage to the exterior of the structure, exposing the interior to the elements.

Once the storm has passed, if your property experienced any damage brought on by the event, take action quickly. Give SERVPRO of Bridgewater a call and we will send someone over right away to evaluate the situation. Our experienced technicians will begin their assessment to determine how safe the affected property is for the customer and our mitigation team. Trained experts will identify any potential hazards, such as the integrity of the structure. The restoration team will create a safe environment to proceed with the mitigation process by addressing these concerns.

To prevent further damage from occurring and secure the property, temporary repairs will be carried out. This may include tarping damaged roofs, boarding up broken windows, and sealing breaches in the structure. These measures are temporary and used to protect the property from additional water intrusion, unauthorized access, and potential secondary damage while the restoration process is ongoing.

There tends to be debris left behind on a property after a bad storm has passed through like branches, fallen trees, and part of the structure that has been damaged. Efficient debris removal and cleanup are vital to restoring access to part of the property. Trained crews with the appropriate tools and machinery to clear away debris ensuring proper disposal of non-salvageable materials.

After the temporary repairs are established, the next step in the process will be water extraction and drying. This is a critical step during the mitigation process. Technicians will use specialized equipment such as moisture meters, used to determine what areas have been affected by water and if parts of the structure still have moisture present. We will use advanced equipment such as air movers and dehumidifiers to be strategically placed to dry the affected area efficiently and effectively.

If your Bridgewater, NJ home has been affected by a storm, SERVPRO of Bridgewater is here to help. From the initial assessment to the final inspection, our dedicated team will get the job done to your satisfaction. Each step of the process is vital to bringing your property back to its preloss condition. Rest assured your property is in good hands and by the time our work is done it will be like it never even happened.

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