Water Damage From a Storm can Wreak Havoc On a Home
Water Damage From a Storm Can Be Catastrophic to your home or business
O.K., a Metro-East Illinois storm just hit the area and dumped 5 inches in an hour overwhelming the sewer systems in your community. The result is 3 inches of gray water in your finished basement. The longer you wait after having water damage from a rain event the more damage you are causing to your home.
When you have water damage the best thing to do is to mityigate the source that is causing the damage. It could be a clogged sewer line, debri clogged gutters or a sump pump failure. If the damage is coming from something you are unable to cut off, you may need to contact a plumber in your area. Once this is completed, you will want to call the professionasl here at SERVPRO of Collinsville/Troy. No matter how big or small, we will be able to help get it under control. If not remedied rapidly, here is some of the damage that can happen:
- Water rings on your ceiling or walls
- Soft or sagging on your ceiling or walls
- Wet or soggy carpets
- Warping in your wood flooring
- wicking of walls the longer the water is present
- wet insulation inside the wall cavities
The best thing to do is call an expert right away before the problem gets worse. Our highly trained technicians are waiting for your call. We have our specialized equipment ready to use to get to your emergency mitigated as soon as possible. Don’t wait until the problem gets worse, call our team here at SERVPRO of Collinsville/Troy at (618) 667-8648.