What To Do When Your House Floods?

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For many homeowners, water damage is something that is never expected to happen. However, proper steps need to be taken to get the property back into shape. When you are looking for restoration services or a restoration expert, then this blog post can help! It discusses what steps can be taken when a house floods and how a professional restoration company can help.

Contact the Insurance Company

The first step to take after flooding is to contact your insurance company. This step is vital because the insurance company will provide the support needed to help get the restoration process started smoothly. The insurance company may have a list of restoration companies to choose from if homeowners do not have a specific company for the restoration in mind. 

It is important to contact the
insurance company as soon as possible to get the ball rolling with the claim and may even send an emergency water mitigation service out right away to avoid extensive damage.

Contact the Restoration Company


This step needs to be taken as soon as possible because water damage can cause serious damage if left neglected for too long. In many cases, 24 hours is all it takes for major water damage to occur. After that, the restoration process becomes much more complicated for everyone involved. 

If the restoration company comes out within 24 hours, there is a much better chance that the company will reduce the overall restoration cost. These companies have restoration experts that are highly trained and skilled in restoring flooded properties to a pre-loss condition. A reputable restoration company will also guarantee the work, which means one can get the money back if the homeowners aren’t satisfied.

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Take Care of Belongings

Now that an insurance company and restoration company have been contacted, it is time to start checking your belongings. Go through everything damaged and separate it into three piles: items to keep, throw out, and “not sure.” This step can be a complicated task for many people and can be a bit painful as well. If this is the case, then items should be gone through as soon as possible to see if restoration is possible or not.

After all this is taken into consideration, the restoration process can begin. These steps must be taken in order before signing off on the restoration process. If something does happen, it is always advisable to contact the restoration company because the restoration specialists can quickly help get the property in working order again, even if it is years after the restoration process.

Don’t go through this long and difficult process alone. Call 
RestoreX to get you through it as quickly as possible. For a free consultation contact us today at 844-623-3946.