Water Damage? Here’s What To Do
Frequently Asked Questions
Here’s What To Do
Don’t Stress When You Have Water Damage, Here’s Where To Start.
One of the most damaging and devastating things you can ever experience is flooding in your home. There are many causes of household flooding including – Heavy rains, Sewer back-up, Appliance Malfunctions, Malfunctioning sump-pump, and Burst pipes. This can be a time of great confusion as to what to do concerning safety, cleanup and even how to pay for all the repair and restoration.
No matter what the cause, you need to feel in control and should still know what to do if your house floods. Here are a few steps to take immediately after flooding causes water damage in your home:
The first step in any major home disaster is to remain safe. You may be forced to leave your home if the flooding is bad enough. Make sure it is also safe when you return to your home to begin dealing with the aftermath.
Dry Out Your Home
Call the Insurance Company
Mold can begin developing after the first 24 hours of a flood, and once it has started growing it can be difficult to remove. The quicker you remove items from water and begin drying them, the less likely they are to be lost to mold, but it’s always best to err on the side of caution and have a professional assess the situation. In the event of mold, Dririte can assist you in the removal and restoration of your home to a safe and healthy condition.
If you are unsure about what your first steps for home repairs should be when your house floods, then Dririte specializes in water damage restoration and flood or natural disaster repairs. With our background in remodeling and renovation we can get you repaired and restored and help you safely enjoy your home once again.
We offer free estimates on all water damage emergencies.
Mold can start to grow within 24 hours of a water problem, don’t delay, call DRIRITE® today!