There is nothing like the smell of a summer barbeque and hosting family and friends in your backyard. Those are the fun and easy parts of homeownership. It's the stuff that can and will go wrong that most people never think of until they are up to their knees in a flooded basement.
There is nothing like a burst pipe ruining your weekend, but have no fear. An emergency water damage restoration company will be able to restore your basement to its original glory. In this article, we will discuss a few steps you can take to help move the process along.
Step 1. Find the source of the leak, and if you can stop the flow of water, do it. The flowing water is continuing to make the problem worse. However, take caution, if you suspect that there is any electricity mixing in with that running water, stay away. If you can, try to shut off the circuit breakers, and unplug all of your electronics.
Step 2. Do some research and find the best water damage restoration company that you can. Any emergency water damage restoration company that is worthy of your business should answer your query and be on the scene to evaluate and quote a price very quickly.
Step 3. The last and final step is to prepare a complete list for the insurance adjusters. You will want to itemize a list of everything that was damaged by the water and be ready to talk dollars and cents with the adjuster. The easy part is the big stuff, like the walls, carpets, and furniture. It’s the little things like computers, televisions, and other nicknacks that you’ll want to remember to bring to the insurance adjusters' attention.