It’s nearly impossible to predict water damage. Between severe storms, freezing weather, and faulty appliances, there are a number of ways that unexpected flooding can damage your property. While you can’t always prevent water damage, you have a choice in how you respond. Call Menold Construction and Restoration for a quick response to water damage repair that works to minimize damage and prevent mold, lingering odors, and structural problems, and to return your property to its pre-loss condition.
What to Do if Your Home Floods
Water can quickly cause damage to your property. Acting fast is key!
- Keep children and pets away from the water.
- Wear shoes and gloves when surveying the damage. Electricity can travel through standing water!
- Shut off electricity and/or gas supplies for the flooded areas.
- If the water is coming from an obvious source such as an appliance or burst pipe, shut off the water supply.
- Call your insurance agent and Menold Construction and Restoration at 877-636-6537.
- Remove any valuable items or important documents from the area.
Water Damage Restoration
Over 40 years of experience has helped Our trained project managers will walk you through every step of our restoration process.
- Survey the impacted property and its contents using specialized equipment.
- Examine and protect unaffected areas to limit the spread of subsequent water and flood damage.
- Perform any necessary water extraction using a variety of submersible, gas-powered, portable, and vehicle-mounted pumps.
- Assist you in inventorying your personal and household items and appliances, then relocate them to a secure off-site location.
- Deodorize and disinfect against odors, bacteria and fungi, mold and mildew, and other harmful or offensive issues.
- Ensure you receive consistent progress updates, answering any and all questions you may have about the process.
- Complete all structural repairs or reconstruction as needed.
Preventing Floods in Your Home or Office
While you can’t control the effects nature, you can help avoid a water emergency on your property by keeping up regular maintenance of roofing, windows, pipes, and more.
- Keep gutters clean so excess water flows properly
- Ensure your windows are properly sealed and insulated
- Have your roof checked regularly and repair as necessary
- Avoid frozen pipes by keeping cabinet doors open and water dripping during cold temperatures
- Take care of clogs or leaks in water pipes immediately
- Check basements following heavy rains
- Test your sump pump regularly to make sure it drains properly
- Keep important documents in airtight storage containers