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Destin Stormy Weather and Flooding in Your Home? Mitigation of Damages Are a Priority--Call SERVPRO for Professional Help

10/28/2019 (Permalink)

Flooding Sign, Boats at a Dock SERVPRO Recommends to Call Us for Flood Damage Cleanup in the Destin Area--Done Right the First Time!

Are You Considering a DIY Flood Damage Restoration in Your Desmond Home?

If something disastrous, like flood damage in the Florida Panhandle, happened to your home, you might consider trying to remediate the damage yourself to lessen the overall expenses. While it is true that DIY jobs generally cost less than hiring professional services, it may not always be worth risking further damage to your home due to inexperience. Having first-hand knowledge about the Cleanup and Restoration Industry can help ensure that the remediation goes right the first time.

Let's say that the flood damage in your Destin home came from a flash flood. While you were at work, a severe storm rolled in and caused a flash flood. The water level rose until it managed to flood the entry room of your home before it retreated again when the storm subsided.

There are some key reasons to contact professional Cleanup and Restoration services, such as SERVPRO, instead of handling a job like this yourself. Firstly, floodwaters are not always safe to handle without protective equipment. Floodwaters can pick up harmful materials and carry them in their currents, such as biohazardous materials, chemicals, and human waste. Black Water should only be removed and remediated by professionals who understand how to interact with it safely.

Secondly, SERVPRO can help ensure that the growth of mold damage is less likely to occur. Our highly trained technicians use advanced equipment when they remediate flood damage, including infrared cameras, which can point out hidden pockets of water. If you call us, we could assemble a team of water damage restoration technicians (WRT) to travel to your home swiftly. We strive to be Faster To Any Size Disaster.  

If you trust SERVPRO to handle the flood damage in your home, our technicians can begin with removing any lingering puddles of water using wet/dry vacuums. To properly remediate your entryway, we may need to remove drywall or the flooring to ensure that the structure of your home can be dried. However, we always attempt to return your home to you, "Like it never even happened."

Sometimes, DIY yourself jobs are an excellent way to gain some experience and save some money. However, if severe damages happen to your home, always reach out for professional help.

If a flood impacts your home, never hesitate to reach out for help. Speak with SERVPRO of N. Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes & Washington Counties by calling (850) 267-0746.