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What Factors Change Flood Restoration Approaches for Fort Pierce Properties?

11/11/2021 (Permalink)

Flooded road When storm damage wreaks havoc on your property, call in the experts at SERVPRO at (772) 362-7060.

Specific Variables Determine the Most Efficient Extraction and Restoration of Flooded Fort Pierce Homes.  

While Fort Pierce and the rest of St. Lucie County are fortunate to avoid much of the worst weather conditions that impact the state. When storm and flood damage do impact the community, our SERVPRO team is trusted to help mitigate loss and clean up the disastrous effects.

The Location of the Damage 

The location of flood damage in Fort Pierce homes makes a considerable difference in how the effects get treated and the pace of the overall restoration steps. Getting mitigation started is vital, and the tools for extraction and drying change based on the location and severity of flooding. Some of the common areas affected include:

  • Attic
  • Crawlspace
  • Main living area
  • Garage

Safety and Health Concerns

Standing water undoubtedly can cause several possible threats to the homeowners and the occupancy of the house. When pooling impacts rooms, building materials can deteriorate under this saturation and exposure. Additionally, we must deduce any compromising conditions with visual inspections of building elements to avoid shock or structural collapse.

Depth of Standing Water

The depth of any standing water in the house is another consideration for determining efficient extraction and drying. While shallow damage can often be remedied with tools like wet vacuums, carpet wands, and squeegee wands, deeper threats typically require efficient submersible pump solutions and stationary machines like our trash pumps for removing water with solids.

Understanding some of the variables that dictate the most promising approaches to flood cleanup and storm damage restoration allows for more efficient results. Our SERVPRO of Fort Pierce NE team is a trusted name in post-storm recovery and flood removal. We are available 24/7 for Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce, and other communities throughout St. Lucie County. Call us today at (772) 362-7060.

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