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5/5/2021 (Permalink)

''Like it never even happened." - Image of wooden ceiling QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER DURING A WATER LOSS-


Water damages can be extremely scary. When water overruns and flows in the interior of your home, you are likely to have many questions. Your first impulse might be to try and fix things on your own, but any significant flood event requires professional help. You might ask yourself, "Who should I call?" For major plumbing problems, a plumbing contractor can come to your home and repair the problem. For help with the cleanup and restoration, a local water mitigation company in Mountain View, Los Altos/Los Altos Hills, will have the resources and the personnel to minimize property damage. Technicians will arrive at your home in a matter of hours. They will use advanced equipment and hard-earned knowledge to restore your home to its proper condition. 

The Question of Insurance Coverage 

Water damage in your home inevitably becomes a financial issue. You will need to repair and replace items and there will be expenses for restoration services. To get the best information, it is vital that you call your insurance agent. Generally speaking, so long as the water disaster was unexpected and sudden, your homeowner's policy will cover some or all of the following expenses: 

  • Damage to the structure of your home 
  • Damage to personal items 
  • Costs to fix the source 
  • Costs for restoration services 

A flood that originates from the outside of your home is typically not covered. For this you need specific coverage for the overflowing of water into your house. 

The Question of a Complete Restoration
How do you determine when your home has been completely restored after water damage? You should make sure all standing water has been removed from impacted areas. It is important to ensure the area has been dried out properly. This can be difficult to determine, so be sure to ask the company doing your cleanup. A reputable franchise will give you an honest answer. Also, pay attention to any lingering odors and insist those are addressed.
A flood in your home is a troubling event. You can overcome this temporary problem with quality help from professionals. 

SERVPRO of  Mountain View, Los Altos/Los Altos Hills is here to help relieve the stress during this traumatic event. We are available 24-7 to assist you in your needs. (650) 770-2992 

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