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Richardson Flood Remediation and Storm Damage Services

9/8/2020 (Permalink)

living room flooded after storm damage in richardson Has your home experienced damage from a recent storm? SERVPRO can help! We provide professional storm damage restoration services in Richardson.

Texas weather keeps meteorologists busy. When weather warnings are issued, they often include a flash flooding advisory to let us know that torrential rain is coming. 

A downpour from a Texas storm drops many gallons of water in a short window of time. When the influx of floodwater has no place to go, it ends up where it does not belong -  inside our homes and businesses.

Storms come on suddenly and it’s hard to predict how much damage will be left in its wake. Because storms don’t happen every day, they tend to catch homeowners and business owners off guard. However, SERVPRO is always prepared for a major weather event in Richardson with a team ready to respond with flood recovery and storm damage clean up. 

Professional Flood Remediation in Richardson, TX

When floodwaters rise inside your home or business, don't panic. SERVPRO has your back. 

SERVPRO of Richardson is your full-service flood remediation company! We are the most experienced Texas disaster restoration industry. 

We are always faster to any size disaster. Our team is on call 24/7 and ready to begin flood damage remediation action items right away. 

What You Need to Know About Storm Damage

If being knee-deep in water wasn't bad enough, the force of rushing water damages plumbing and wastewater lines that create an even bigger mess that is potentially toxic. Flooding may bring contaminated water into your home or business.

SERVPRO assesses flood damage on a scale of water contamination. This determines whether or not the home or business carries the risk for toxin exposure when contaminated water penetrates the walls or flooring.

Category 1: "Clean Water"

This is water from a clean source, such as a broken clean water supply line or faucet. If left untreated, category 1 water can quickly degrade into category 2 or 3 water depending upon such factors as time, temperature, and contact with contaminants.

  • Water from a clean source like a broken water line.
  • If left untreated can degrade into category 2 or 3.

Category 2: "Gray Water"

This water has a significant level of contamination that could cause discomfort or illness if ingested. Sources for category 2 water may include washing machine overflow; toilet overflow with some urine, but no feces; or dishwasher overflow.

  • May contain bacteria and viruses.
  • Can quickly degrade into category 3 if left untreated.

Category 3: "Black Water"

This water is grossly unsanitary and could cause severe illness or death if ingested, and any contact should be avoided. Sources for category 3 water could include flooding from rivers or streams, water from beyond the toilet trap, water from the toilet bowl with feces, or standing water that has begun to support microbial growth.

  • May contain untreated sewage, harsh chemicals, and microbes.
  • Water from flooding rivers or sewer backup.

Blackwater happens when clean water mixes with wastewater containing any of the following: sewage, human waste, garbage, motor oil, fertilizer, etc.

Severe flooding causes extensive damage, and the solution is usually more complex than just letting it dry out with time. The aftermath of storm damage can be overwhelming but an experienced storm recovery cleaning company like SERVPRO knows from experience how to handle it all.

It’s extremely important to remove all floodwater from your home or business to remove toxins and prevent mold growth. SERVPRO uses professional water extraction equipment to ensure that any contaminated water is eradicated, but also to remove clean water and prevent the growth of mold from flood damage.

Water Damage vs Storm Damage

You might assume that all damage caused by a single storm event would fall under the same category (including water damage).  It may come as a surprise when your insurance company tells you that not all types of damage qualify under the terms of the policy.  This could complicate your claims process or lead to a denial of coverage.

SERVPRO works directly with the insurance company on the property owner’s behalf to move the claims process along. With our extensive experience in working with insurance companies, we know the process well and know how to get it done more efficiently. We’ll even handle the paperwork.

Our Flood Remediation Process in Richardson

Texas storm damage aftermath can be so extensive that you may not even know where to even begin! So, consider a call to SERVPRO as your first step. We have a team of IICRC trained professionals who have the experience to put together an optimal flood remediation action plan.

Our emergency contact customer service team is available to take your call 24/7. Once an agent has collected all the necessary information, we immediately dispatch the right team members out to assess the damage and get started on the recovery as soon as possible. 

We have all the right equipment and supplies to do any and all of the following:

  • Water damage restoration
  • Debris removal
  • Roof tarping
  • Board up services for doors, windows, outer walls
  • Reconstruction
  • Roof replacement or repair
  • Clothing and textile sanitation
  • Carpet restoration service
  • Moving services
  • Storage

After all the cleanup and restoration procedures are complete and the property has had time to dry out, secondary issues such as mold growth may occur. 

We’ll apply preventive measures to combat mold growth. We are also the top provider for Richardson mold remediation so if toxic mold growth does progress after flood damage, we have the solution to eradicate it.

Don’t Wait - Contact SERVPRO Richardson for Storm Damage Restoration Services Today

SERVPRO in Richardson, Texas has one goal in mind when it comes to disaster recovery: make it like it never happened. With round-the-clock service, we are always at the ready to assist with storm damage clean up

Our team is experienced with major events:

  • Hurricane Flooding
  • Severe Thunderstorms
  • Tornado Damage
  • Hail Damage / Wind Damage
  • Wildfire

Our team is experienced with all types of property:

  • One-Room Damage
  • Hi-Rises: Apartments and Office Buildings
  • Schools and Universities
  • Retail
  • Warehouses
  • Security Clearance Ready

When a storm warning turns into more than you bargained for, call us right away. We are here to assist you through every step of the process that comes with the storm damage restoration and flood remediation process. Call us any time, 24/7 at (972) 690-1414!

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