What do you do in the event of a flood? How do you minimize the flood damage? Who do you call? Do you call your insurance company? Is your loss covered?
Caused by a number of different factors – clogging of city drainage due to garbage, soil deposits, hurricanes, ineffective drainage systems, etc. – flood water damage can wreak havoc on a person’s home.
On top of the inherent water damage involved with flooding, floodwaters carry earth, garbage, and other hazardous materials. For these reasons, flood damage needs to be addressed as soon as possible. And since floodwaters can carry hazardous materials you should leave the clean up to the professionals.
A professional water damage restoration company will be able to not only remove the standing water from your home, but they will also clean and sanitize the affected areas, dehumidify your home, clean your carpets, upholstery and drapes, handle any necessary demolition, and communicate with your insurance provider.
However, most homeowner’s insurance policies do not cover flood damage, which can be very costly to clean up. That is why in 1968, the US Congress created the National flood insurance Act that gave birth to the National flood insurance program. This allowed those people affected by floods to buy insurance from the government to get coverage from the perils of floods.
So do you know what to do if your home floods?
If you have any questions, please contact ServiceMASTER Clean of Baltimore by calling 866-780-1700 or click here today!
With over 56 years of experience in helping individuals and families like you with flood restoration, we believe we are the best choice for the job. Ever since our company was established, we’ve flourished by maintaining a high standard of morals, values, and customer service. We handle all jobs consistency with high speed and effectiveness. Our goal is to restore you to back to your life as quickly as possible.
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