Tips on Water Damage After a Natural Disaster Revealed by Restoration Company

Homeowners looking for the latest info on Water Damage Restoration After a Natural Disaster can stop by Certified Restoration for a rundown of the top 9 tips on the subject.

Certified Restoration has released a free tip sheet to help Homeowners cut through the clutter and get to the most important aspects of Water Damage Restoration After a Natural Disaster that are essential for preventing additional loss of property. The full list of tips can be found on the company’s website,…

With recent hurricanes, Harvey and Irma, ravaging their way through southern states, many ask themselves if they would be ready to face the damage from a hurricane or other natural disaster. Although water damage restoration after a hurricane might not be part of disaster preparedness in San Diego, would one know what to do while waiting for water damage restoration to begin on the home?

Some of the most effective safety tips include:

– Always be aware of surroundings and look out for hazardous items in and around the home. Remember, the home is likely in a fragile state – windows and doors could fall, one might find loose lumber and nails, or broken glass.

– Wear protective gear. Sturdy shoes, heavy gloves and other protective gear should be worn at all times when starting damage restoration after a hurricane or other natural disaster.

Here are a few more ways to protect the home after a natural disaster while waiting for a water damage restoration company:

– Seal any broken windows or doors and use a tarp or like material to cover the roof to prevent more water from coming into the home.

– Secure doors and windows however one can to prevent being targeted for theft – unfortunately, some use this time to take advantage of those affected by natural disasters.

When asked about the reasons behind the tip sheet, Michael Fahouris, Owner of Certified Restoration said,

“Chances are, depending on the magnitude of the natural disaster, one won’t be able to get back into the home for a period of time after the hurricane or natural disaster. However, once a person a can get back in, it’s time to call the insurance agent – there will be a lot of claims filed in the coming weeks and one will want to minimize wait time as much as possible.”

The tip sheet is available for free and Homeowners are encouraged to share the tips with others who find the information useful. Any questions can be answered by going to the company website, and filling out the contact form there.

Release ID: 251917