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A Flood Can Spell Big Trouble For Your Home In Granby

7/16/2019 (Permalink)

If you need a second opinion or our sophisticated approaches, give our SERVPRO of Hampshire County rapid response team a call today at (413) 324-1300.

Can You Fully Restore Flood Damage To Your Granby Residence?

Flooding in your Granby residence does not always have to be widespread and traumatic, depositing several inches of standing water throughout the property. Many instances of flooding only affect one single room of your house or even the crawlspace beneath the main floor. These circumstances, while less immediately destructive than flash flooding with high volumes of water, have the potential to still be as damaging and severe if not addressed quickly. As a homeowner, you might want to know if this is a situation you can handle on your own, or if you need to seek out professional assistance.

As much as you might expect a plug of our SERVPRO mitigation and recovery services for flood damage in Granby homes, there are many of these scenarios that you can handle without our experienced team. Understanding how to judge these situations can improve not only your success with the recovery of your property but also the full-time period and investment made in your efforts and those of a professional restoration team (should this later be necessary.)

You first need to understand how widespread specific effects have become, starting first at the source of this damage. For breaches to blockwork, you can often apply hydraulic cement with a trowel over the vulnerable area to stop the flow of water so that you can begin extraction and drying efforts. Other penetration points in the exterior of your house become matters of discretion into your abilities with emergency construction solutions like tarping over compromised roof areas until the breach can get repaired.

As for extraction, while our SERVPRO team might have multiple options of various sizes and strengths to suit every water removal and drying effort, you can often make do with a wet vac and conventional drying methods. This approach is only going to work provided that wall cavities and other inaccessible areas have not become damaged by moisture and require additional specialized equipment.

When you are assessing your ability to handle flood damage in your home, it is a choice that needs to get made quickly and confidently. Damage can continually worsen until the affected areas get thoroughly dried and managed. If you need a second opinion or our sophisticated approaches, give our SERVPRO of Hampshire County rapid response team a call today at (413) 324-1300.

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