What to do Immediately Following a Flood in your Home

A home flood can be caused from a water system malfunction, falling water, or ground water that has risen and come into your home. Always follow precautions if told to evacuate during a storm and make sure the structure is safe when returning home.

Before removing any water,  photos and notes need to be taken to document all damage. You will need to contact your insurance agency. In most cases, typical home coverage does not cover your home when the damage is caused by flooding. It is always a good idea to have a flood insurance policy on your home. If the flood is caused by a storm, check to see if your home is in a disaster area by government authorities. If so, you can contact FEMA, a financial assistance service provided for disaster areas.

A process of removing water from the home, mitigating mold growth, and then restoring your home can be a burden on a family. It can be overwhelming and scary due to the fact that if not completed properly, your home could suffer more significant damage later with the spread of bacteria and mold.  Emmco Builders Inc. can complete the tasks needed to restore your home in a timely and professional way.

To read more about steps to take when your home floods.

A home flood can be caused from a water system malfunction, falling water, or ground water that has risen and come into your home. Always follow precautions if told to evacuate during a storm and make sure the structure is safe when returning home.

Before removing any water,  photos and notes need to be taken to document all damage. You will need to contact your insurance agency. In most cases, typical home coverage does not cover your home when the damage is caused by flooding. It is always a good idea to have a flood insurance policy on your home. If the flood is caused by a storm, check to see if your home is in a disaster area by government authorities. If so, you can contact FEMA, a financial assistance service provided for disaster areas.

A process of removing water from the home, mitigating mold growth, and then restoring your home can be a burden on a family. It can be overwhelming and scary due to the fact that if not completed properly, your home could suffer more significant damage later with the spread of bacteria and mold.  Emmco Builders Inc. can complete the tasks needed to restore your home in a timely and professional way.

To read more about steps to take when your home floods.

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