Experiencing Flood Damage at Your Frederick Home-SERVPRO Can Help
How Flood Damages Your Frederick Home
When your home suffers flooding caused by a violent storm, you may experience water damage. Once floodwaters make their way into your Frederick property, getting your residence back to normal can require a rather complex and lengthy procedure. It helps if you did not risk handling the cleaning and restoration on your own when a professional can take the stressful process off your hands.
Calling a specialized flood damage restoration company in Frederick allows you to get back to your regular schedule and your home back to normal sooner. SERVPRO has the experience and equipment necessary to minimize and restore damages to your residence in an efficient manner. We care about you and are ready to handle your flood repairs professionally and with integrity.
Ways floodwaters affect a house:
- Loose or buckling floorboards, contaminated carpets
- Damaged drywall
- Appliance damage, including the HVAC system or refrigerators
- Compromise electrical wires
The Effects of Flooding
A flood can damage your home, leaving loose buckling floorboards and wet drywall. Also, silt, mud, and other contaminants in the water get everything dirty. Before SERVPRO crews enter the house to survey the damage, we walk around to visually inspect your property for any structural damage and check for downed power lines or gas leaks. The appliances in your home, such as the fridge, might be compromised by floodwater; hence you should refrain from using them until professionally inspected.
- Clothing and linen
- Kitchen items
Upholstered furniture and carpets soak up contaminants from floodwaters hence should be cleaned by a professional. Unless the pieces are very valuable, they should probably be thrown out. When cleaning linen soiled by flooding, some precautions are necessary. For example, browning is likely if linen is left soaked in alkaline solutions for too long, so appropriate timing is essential.
SERVPRO of Frederick County can help repair your home's structural contents, flooring, and even furniture that otherwise you might have thrown out after flood damage, "Like it never even happened." Call us at (301) 662-1747.