Santa Cruz CA Flooded Basement Cleanup Service
For any home owner in Santa Cruz, CA a flooded basement is more than a mere nuisance. Even if your basement is just moist and damp from condensation, it can lead to property damage and lead to harmful mold and mildew taking over your home. The American Society of Home Inspectors report states that roughly 60 percent of U.S properties have wet basements. Of those 60% of properties with wet basements upwards of 38% are at risk for basement mold and further property damage.
You can take action now to prevent basement flooding, some things can be done to help prevent water damage, these include:
Make sure your sump pump is up to date and can handle large amounts of water. If your sump pump has a back up power source, make sure that it to is up to date and running smoothly. Sump pump failure is a leading cause of basement flood damage.
Water proof your basement. Water proofing your basement before you ever face water damage will help to protect your basement from damage, as well as cut down the chances of developing basement mold or mildew down the line.
Inspect your foundation for cracks. If your basement is consistently wet long after a storm, you may have a subsurface water problem. If your areas water table is high or underground springs are common, especially in areas with well water, you have face foundation leaks. A professional can provide simple solutions that can prevent thousands of dollars in damage down the road.
Make sure your sewer line from the public sewer to your home is free and clear of debris. Backed up sewer systems are a leading cause of basement flooding. It is recommended to have your sewer line inspected every couple of years as a preventive measure, and any build up of clogging materials removed if found.
As a leading disaster recovery contractor in the Santa Cruz area we also provide these additional services, and cleanup, flooded basement cleanup, water damage restoration and fire and smoke damage repairs for commercial and residential customers.
In the event your basement does flood, calling in a profession to deal with the mess and perform any needed repairs can be a life saver. Fire Water and Storm Pros is your local trusted basement clean up and repair professionals. Fire Water and Storm Pros has been providing water damage repair and clean up services for over 30 years. We clean up water from pipe leaks, sewage backflow contamination, storm damage, malfunctioning appliances, foundation leaks and sump pump failure. Fire Water and Storm Pros offers a complete range of services necessary to mitigate and reduce any structural damage as well as to reduce the loss of personal property due to flood damage and water damage, as well as preventing mold outbreaks by quickly cleaning up the water and employing proper sanitization techniques.
Emergency Water Removal, Sump Pump Repairs, Drying and Repairs in Santa Cruz California
You can call on us at anytime, day or night as we are open 24 hours a day to provide you with around the clock emergency coverage. Our team of IICRC certified water damaged mitigation and basement clean up professionals can arrive at your home or business in an hour or less to assist you. Once on scene we will assess the flood damage and provide you with a written estimate for clean up and repairs of any damaged building materials, with no hidden charges. We have a competitive price structure so we offer our service at a price you can live with. In fact we have a best price guarantee in effect. Once you sign off on the work we will immediately begin to repair any leaks stopping further water from entering your basement, extract the water, and employ rapid drying techniques to quickly dry out your basement and prevent mold and mildew breaks. Once this is done we will follow up with sanitizing your basement fully to remove any contamination from the flood water. We will work with either you or your insurance agency for any claim you may have for your water damage and flooded basement, or offer you convenient direct billing options. We are fully licensed, bonded and insured, as well as being IICRC certified and a FEMA approved contract. If you have a flooded basement in Santa Cruz, CA call the professionals at Fire Water and Storm Pros today for an estimate on clean up and repair services. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is on hand to take your call 24 hours a day.
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