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So You Were Hit With a Storm

5/25/2022 (Permalink)

SERVPRO employee talking to a costomer about restoration SERVPRO of Rancho Santa Margarita / Coto De Caza / Trabucco Canyon here to help you after a storm

You have no control over what kinds of damages the weather inflicts on your home. After heavy rains or a robust snowfall, you might be left to cope with a variety of storm damage related incidents on both the inside and outside of your house.

Cleaning up flooding, repairing hail damage, thawing out frozen pipes, and removing an ice dam can be difficult and beyond your capabilities. To get your home back in livable condition after it has been hit by storm damage, you can get the best results by calling a professional home restoration company today like SERVPRO of Rancho Santa Margarita/Coto De Caza/Trabucco Canyon.

What do the professionals do?

Many storm remediation companies are available around the clock to respond to flood water, ice damage, hurricane damage and more.

When the restoration professionals arrive, they will get to work assessing what kind of water, hail, or ice damage you might be dealing with as the homeowner. They will look all over your property for signs of damage. Once they know the full extent and have a damage report for what you're dealing with, they can then assess a home restoration plan to get your house back into safe and livable condition.

The storm restoration plan may include using equipment like a flood pump to pump out ground water left behind by river flooding or frozen pipes. A flood pump is a standard piece of equipment used by companies that specialize in thawing frozen pipes, repairing an ice dam, and other types of home remediation. Depending on how much ground water is found inside and outside of your home, the flood pump might be the only option for getting rid of river flooding and undue this type of flooding damage.

Flood water can also enter your home through a roof leak. If your property has sustained significant wind damage, you may have suffered a roof leak and roof damage. That includes loosened or missing shingles and torn away tar paper. If your house has flooding coming in through the walls, foundation, and roof, partial or full roof repair may be part of the plan put together by the company you hire for storm remediation. It may sound like a lot of work, but in the end you and your people will be much safer in the long run.

You get the final say

You have full control over the storm restoration services carried out by the contractors doing the storm remediation. The home restoration professionals will consult you every step of the way so that you are in charge of the water restoration and storm damage cleanup. Giving you full control over the home restoration process spares you from paying for flooding, hail damage, and wind damage services that you may not really need.

Most storm restoration contractors in this line of business understand how nerve wracking it can be to go through extensive storm remediation. The water restoration people you hire will not start an ice damming or roof repair project or use equipment like a flood pump without your approval. They realize that you might find the repair process easier to deal with if you have a say in how the restoration work is carried out.

Likewise, you will be kept awhere of all repair work done to the outside or inside of your house. Even if the hurricane damage done to your house is extensive and more than you can take in at first, you will have a full say in what kinds of roof repair is done and in what manner ground water is removed from the property.

After the repairs

Dealing with the aftermath of river flooding, wind damage, roof damage, or ice damming left behind by a storm can be difficult.

When you don't know how to reverse damages repairs, you need to hire storm restoration professionals trained to any and all types of storm remediation.

Call SERVPRO of Rancho Santa Margarita at (949) 472-0992

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