Finding that your home or building is affected by indoor flooding is an overwhelming experience. You may not know what to do to have the water removed and if the problem isn’t addressed quickly, it can lead to major damage. Indoor flooding can occur as the result of heavy rain and natural floods as well as pipe bursts, backups, and any other internal issues that can put a lot of water in your property. This amount of water is very dangerous because it can quickly get absorbed in surrounding materials, leading to serious structural damage and mold growth.
If you are faced with serious flooding in your home or building, you need to call a professional like ServiceMaster of Sarpy County right away. We provide complete flood cleanup services to help homes and businesses in Gretna, NE that have been affected by indoor flooding. Our technicians can effectively remove standing water with advanced equipment, including contaminated water, and clean and restore the affected areas and materials.
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About Indoor Flooding
Water damage can cause serious issues in a home or building including extensive damage and dangerous conditions. Any amount of water can cause damage to the surrounding furnishings and building materials, but the damage from standing water is much worse because it gets absorbed faster and can cause staining, discoloration, and warping. Porous building materials like drywall flooring, subflooring, wood, and furniture will absorb the water and allow it to spread, and these materials can also experience structural damage.
While structural damage is a major concern when flooding occurs, there is also a chance flooding can create conditions that are dangerous for your health:
- Contaminated water: Depending on the source of the flooding, it is possible that the water is contaminated. Flood water may be mixed with sewage or dirty water from the plumbing that can contain microorganisms and other harmful materials. You must avoid contact with flood water that may be contaminated.
- Mold growth: Mold growth is always a possibility after a flood because mold thrives in moist environments. Areas and materials affected by the flooding are vulnerable to mold and even nearby areas may experience mold growth because of the increased moisture.
Flood Restoration Services
As soon as a flood occurs in your home or business, you need to call our professionals at ServiceMaster of Sarpy County to clean up the flooding. We use state-of-the-art water extraction equipment to remove standing flood water, no matter how badly your property is flooded. After the water extraction, we will set up drying and dehumidification equipment to extract the moisture from the affected furnishings and building materials.
Removing the water and drying the affected areas is only half the battle. The area and materials affected by the flooding will need to be cleaned and restored, especially if the water was contaminated. Our professionals can restore or remove damaged materials depending on the extent of the damage and we will clean and sanitize the affected areas. The damaged areas will be safe to enter once we have completed the restoration. We will also provide mold removal services if needed.
Indoor flooding requires immediate attention so make sure you call our professionals at ServiceMaster of Sarpy County if your home or business in Gretna, NE is flooded. We will arrive at your property as soon as possible to contain and remove the flood water and start the restoration process.
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