A flood in your Tampa, Florida, home or business can be devastating. Even a small amount of water can cause significant damage, while a major flood can wipe out everything in the home. If this experience happens to you, it’s important to know what steps to take next.
Stop the Flow
If your flood is within your home and caused by a broken pipe, clogged drain, or another plumbing issue, the first step is to call a plumber who can stop the flow of water. It doesn’t make sense to clean up the water damage only to have the problem happen again because the clog hasn’t been cleared or the pipe is still broken. If your flood happened because of a major storm or another natural occurrence, you should wait until the storm clears to start the water damage cleanup.
Call for Professional Help
Trying to take on the cleanup process yourself is overwhelming. You’ll already be dealing with a lot as you try to determine what can be salvaged and where to go until your home is safe to live in again. Instead of trying to do it all yourself, call us at ServiceMaster 24 Hour to start the process of water damage cleanup.
We offer professional cleanup services, handled by skilled technicians who know what equipment is needed to properly repair damage caused by excess moisture. We will also test for biological growth and can remove traces of this within your structure. Our technicians are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies.
Understand What Happens Next
After you contact us, we’ll send a technician to your property to determine the extent of the damage. We’ll bring equipment to start drying out your home or office building, including industrial fans and dehumidifiers. Our technicians also have biological growth testing equipment they can use to figure out whether biological growth has begun as a result of the flood. We will place the units around the affected areas to start drying out the moisture and preventing further damage.
For water damage cleanup, trust the professionals at ServiceMaster 24 Hour. You can reach us at 813-603-2001.
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