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Professional Tips for Drying Out Your Water Damaged Pensacola home.

5/29/2019 (Permalink)

It takes equipment and expertise to completely dry a water damaged home. SERVPRO of West Pensacola has what it takes!

Flood Damage Restoration for Your Pensacola Home

If bad weather stresses you out, you are not alone. No matter where you live, you could be prone to flooding, so Pensacola is no exception. Being prepared ahead of time in case of a flooding emergency can give you peace of mind. Knowing some things you can do so you and your family are prepared when a flood is imminent helps keep everyone safe and under less pressure.  

If a flood has occurred in your area, you want to get some help as soon as possible to restore your Pensacola home from the flood damage. Once the storms have subsided, you can reach out anytime to SERVPRO for assistance. We train our staff for all types of flood situations, and we can have your home restored quickly. We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster.  

To help you and your family out, you should first establish an evacuation route, should you need to leave home for a while. Know the best ways in and out of your neighborhood and other areas close by to you. Stick to higher ground if you have to evacuate and plan a meeting spot for your family to gather in if you get separated. Write the plan down and go over it with so everyone understands what they are to do.  

Make sure to include your pets in your evacuation plan. Have enough carriers for all of them, so it is easy to move them if you need to. Pack up enough food, water, and any other things they’ll need, such as medications. An emergency box for the rest of the family should include non-perishable food for you to eat as well as enough water for everyone to have a gallon of water each day. Include toiletry items and any vital paperwork plus medications.  

In every water or flood situation, there are specific hazards that SERVPRO staff needs to be aware of to stay safe. Electricity can be a significant issue since water and electricity do not mix. If possible, we turn the power off to your home at the main circuit breaker.

We take extra caution if the water is running from a light switch, light fixture, or outlet. We also use a ground fault circuit interrupter or GFCI for all electrical equipment.  

We avoid using metal tools such as hand lines, ropes, measuring tapes, ladders, or other metal materials which could contact energized equipment or circuits.  

SERVPRO of West Pensacola wants to help make your home in Sanders Beach, Goulding, or Myrtle Grove safe again after flooding. Reach out to us as soon as you can afterward by dialing (850) 469-1160, and we won’t waste any time getting to you.

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