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What Are My Options for Fast Mitigation of Home Flood Damage?

5/27/2020 (Permalink)

water damaged room; flood cuts on wall to ensure drying After water damaged this room, we removed the affected flooring and made flood cuts to dry the wall.

SERVPRO Technicians Can Remove Flood Damage from Brandon Homes 24/7 

Flooding can bring with it much more than just massive amounts of water. The waste, pests, silt deposits, chemical runoff, and other concerns can affect your home's safety and air quality. Fortunately, there is a professional team that is ready to mitigate the damage. 

If your Brandon home has endured flood damage, SERVPRO techs can remove water, sanitize your home, and dry both the structure and your belongings. SERVPRO teams coordinate with property owners and insurance adjusters to assist in the claims filing process while providing restoration compliant with your insurance policy. 

Insulation Solutions for Your Home 

  • Spray foam insulation.Spray foam insulation is useful for reducing heating and cooling costs, and it is also highly resistant to water. Use spray foam in areas particularly vulnerable to leaks and flooding.
  • Create interior wall gaps.Adding a gap in the wall cavity limits moisture wicking up your insulation and reduces replacement costs.
  • Consider fiberglass batts.Fiberglass insulation is not only nonporous, but it is easily removable in the event of a flood. 

SERVPRO Saves Flood-Damaged Walls 

After extracting any immediately present floodwaters in your home, SERVPRO technicians can focus on mitigating further damage to structural materials from moisture. One method used for preserving wall cavities is the use of flood cuts made several inches above the highest point of moisture absorption. We remove baseboards and drywall below the cut so that technicians can remove insulation, as flood damage can compromise sanitary conditions in your home as well as affect your insulation's R-value. 

SERVPRO of Brandon / North Riverview is proud to serve the community with a cleanup that is Faster to Any Size Disaster. Call (813) 741-3473 to have an emergency response team at your home within hours. 

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