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How to Handle Water Damage

10/30/2021 (Permalink)

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How to Handle Water Damage

Water Damage can do more than just damage personal belongings in your home. It can cause damage to the structure of your home and lead to mold formation in your home. So to be safe, we will tell you the best way to deal with your water damage situation.

1. Call a Water Damage Professional – Most water damage companies can come to your aid 24/7 to take action against the water damage that has just occurred in your home. Here at Water Damage Restoration of Oak Ridge, we only employ certified water damage and mold techs. For a more comprehensive scope of our business view our services

We provide service to all of Oak Ridge and Anderson County.

2. Do It Yourself – First, you will want to find the source of the flooding. You’ll want to check your bathrooms and plumbing, a roof for roofing leaks and gutters. Next, you will want to turn off all electronics and power in the affected areas.

Next, use mops, towels, and whatever other items that can absorb some of the water. Then you will want to dry the area with fans. You could also use a dehumidifier to keep moisture levels down. After that, you may want to follow up with a water damage professional to access how bad the cost is and if it is severe enough to warrant the help of a professional. For additional info on water damage and flooding read what Lowe’s has to say here.

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