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First Steps to Take When Water Damage Occurs in Albany and Americus.

7/26/2023 (Permalink)

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First Steps to Take When Water Damage Occurs in Albany and Americus.

The aftermath of floods and fires present homeowners in Albany and Americus with many problems. Water damage is one of the most serious and pressing issues that has to be addressed immediately. If you do not respond to your water damage issues quickly, your home can become an optimal space for mold and mildew to thrive. Additionally, water damage can adversely impact the structural integrity of your property, along with personal items and furnishings. The importance of you contacting a water damage restoration company such as SERVPRO, as soon as your home is under duress from flood or fire, cannot be over-emphasized. Learn more about some of the benefits that securing a professional water damage service can bring by reviewing the following information: 

Water Cleanup of Your Albany and Americus Home

Water cleanup, the extraction process for your home, should be initiated within 24 hours of the event. This water removal is essential because mold and mildew start to proliferate 48-72 hours after the accumulation of water and moisture. This growth is a secondary water damage result that be even more degrading to your property than the initial water damage created by flood, leakage, or fire. For this reason, the water damage professionals from SERVPRO advise in starting the cleanup process as quickly as possible.

Repairing Your Albany and Americus Home

Following a flood or fire, your residential property has likely been impacted by structural and possibly electrical damage. For these reasons, it is probably unsafe for you to reenter your home right after the water damaging occurrence. Instead, you should wait to attain approval for reentry from the officials (such as a fire department). When you hire a water damage restoration company like SERVPRO, they will make an assessment and thorough inspection leading to the proper course of action. Then the restoration process can commence from water removal to cleanup to repair and finally, restoration.  If necessary, these water damage experts can send recommended outside contractors to your property, upon the approval of you and your insurance carrier, to speed the repair process along. SERVPRO will provide closing documentation for the work performed and the drying out of your home.

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