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How Do I Salvage My Cutler Bay Home And Contents After A Storm?

6/11/2020 (Permalink)

Flooding Room With Blank Frame Hanging On The Wall Securing your home against looters and water losses is possible using a professional restorer.

SERVPRO Flood Damage Restorers Can Help Manage Loss Recovery for your Cutler Bay Home and Contents

How do I prepare for a Storm?

It is essential to practice flood awareness in a high-risk storm area like Cutler Bay. Preparing ahead of time for the impact of storms is vital when local services are likely to be under stress. SERVPRO operates twenty-four-hours a day to assist residents with the damaging effects of storms on their property. As a resident, you should put a flood preparedness kit ahead of time to ensure your safety when there are storm warnings.

What should I include in a Storm Preparedness Kit?

    •    Insurance papers and other crucial documentation
    •    Battery-powered transistor radios
    •    Medication
    •    Flashlight

Who can guard my property after evacuating during a storm?

Temporary evacuation during a storm can be vital; however, you may have difficulty keeping your home secure and limiting flood damage in your Cutler Bay residence. SERVPRO restorers work between first responders and general contractors. Our remit is to secure your property from unlawful intrusion and prepare the site for further remodeling. We can install temporary boards to prevent trespass in your home. Our technicians can also pump water out of the property while establishing an appropriate drying protocol to limit losses to both your structure and contents.

How long does it take to restore a flooded property?

An industry-standard time to mitigate emergency losses is two to five days. That gives our technicians enough time to remove water, clean, and dry the property. In many situations, you can return home after five days. However, properties with features like wood flooring may have to wait longer for their home to return to preloss condition. Wood absorbs moisture and becomes warped. Wooden floors can sometimes take months to restore, but in most cases, you can continue to use the property during the final steps of restoration.

Securing your home against looters and water losses is possible using a professional restorer. Contact SERVPRO of Cutler Bay at (305) 278-8484.

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