There was a Storm what do we do now !
When devastation hits SERVPRO is there.
Living in Utah might have you wondering why we too should be ready for when storms come. Utah does not see many major storms throughout the year but storms should still be something we prepare ourselves for.
Specifically during the rainy season, we must be extra careful. After our super dry, hot summers and how often we have wild fires, a lot of the time our mountains are left without the trees and bushes. We are left more vulnerable to landslides and flash floods from the rain we receive.
When your home is hit by a flood or storm, remember that your local SERVPRO is here to restore your home to its pre-storm condition. We specialize in restoring homes and buildings in a quick and timely manner, so that you and your family could go back in to your normal routine.
Call SERVPRO at 801-785-5228
How to Effectively Deal with Storm Damage on Your Salt Lake City Property
Being knowledgeable on how to deal with Storm Damage that has affected your Salt Lake City home is crucial.
Every year in the United States, storm damage, wind damage and river flooding cause billions of dollars in property losses. Knowing how to effectively deal with flooding from storms, wind damage and river flooding is crucial. In the event of flooding caused by storm damage, wind damage or river flooding, the single most important thing that you can do is to call in a professional company for storm remediation. Any time storm damage hits, the professionals in storm restoration at SERVPRO of Utah County are your best bet for a successful storm remediation.
The process of storm remediation.
Business or home restoration after a storm damage event always begins with a call to your local American Fork storm restoration company. It is crucial to remember that whenever a property is hit by wind damage, storm damage or flooding, whether caused by roof leaks, frozen pipes or river flooding, every minute counts. Calling in your local professional storm restoration company will give your property the best chance at a successful storm remediation.
Flooding is a major cause of damage from storms
Flood water can quickly accumulate in homes that have been hit by storms. This can occur due to rainfall creating standing flood water around the home or business. But it is even more often caused by roof damage such as the attendant roof leaks. It is crucial that any property with roof damage immediately undergo roof repair. Roof damage and roof leaks can quickly lead to the massive accumulation of flood water within the home. Roof repairs should always be carried out by a licensed, professional home restoration company. Failure to do so can make roof leaks worse or recur. This type of roof damage can lead to catastrophic amounts of flood water damage in the Salt Lake City home.
A professional roof repair team will be able to quickly survey the damage and make the appropriate roof repairs. Home restoration companies will also have highly trained specialists on staff who can handle water restoration efforts. The team will use advanced, submersible flood pumps to carry out a swift water restoration. Using mobile flood pumps capable of removing thousands of gallons per hour, the water restoration team will be able to clear all standing water with the flood pumps within an hour. This crucial step is not possible without a trained water restoration team and industrial flood pumps.
Hail damage, ice damage and frozen pipes
Home restoration companies operating in more Northern climates are adept at handling winter storm damage. Frozen pipes, ice damage and hail damage are not only major causes of flooding but can also cause extreme physical damage to properties. Ice damming is another serious concern in winter storms.
When an ice dam forms, water can no longer run off the roof and may pool underneath the ice dam. This ice damming can cause water to be forced through tiny leaks. Ice dams have been known to cause roof failures. For this reason, any sign of ice damming needs to be handled quickly by a professional. Ice dams can potentially lead to catastrophic, sudden roof collapse. Therefore, all ice damming needs to be addressed at once.
A professional storm restoration team will also be adept at melting and replacing frozen pipes as well as repairing any ice damage or hail damage that has occurred to the structure. Ice damage and hail damage can both cause serious and extensive damage to structures. Therefore, they should always be quickly addressed by a team of trained and licensed professionals.