Do You Know What To Do When You Have A Flooded Basement?
Most new home owners have a lot to learn and do not worry, everyone starts that way. That's why we at United Waterproofing are here to help you every step of the way when you have a flooded basement.
The first thing you want to do when approaching this problem is to contact your local water department. This is important because you should have a general idea on your pipeline and drain structure before you get to work. Next, you want to wear protective attire and gear, also assure that the affected parts of the basement are clean. Be sure to also disinfect all surface that might have come in contact with the flood water. The next step is to throw out any damaged items, however if you have insurance claims make sure to take images of them beforehand. This is important, keeping contaminated items can be toxic and hazardous.
Once you do all the steps above, proceed to remove damaged dry wall and contact a water damage professional. Contacting your insurance company would also be beneficial. Finally, install a waterproofing system to prevents any further leaking.
United Waterproofing is a professional company that have a high-level of expertise on basements. We do free home inspections and are dedicated to creating a safe and comfortable environment in your house. Call us today 877-556-9494