How to Deal With Water Damage in Cranesville, PA
Water damage in a home can occur in many ways. Flooding can occur from outside causes such as a thunderstorm. Heavy rainfall for an extended period can cause a sump pump to back up causing a flood in your home. In addition, it is possible that you may have cracks in your foundation, or the water does not drain away from your home well. According to iii.org, in 2019, 29.4% of losses occurred from water damage and freezing. That is more than a quarter of homes in the United States that experienced considerable damage to their homes from natural causes.
What to Do After a Flood
SERVPRO of West Erie County has few tips for you if a flood ever occurs in your home.
- Remove excess water by mopping and blotting.
- Wipe excess water from wood furniture after removal of lamps and tabletop items.
- Remove and prop wet upholstery and cushions.
- Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpeting.
For more information on how SERVPRO of West Erie County can help you after a disaster or if you have any questions at all, call us at (814) 806-1987 or visit our Website! We are always Here to Help!