Des Moines Flooded Basement Cleanup

 

Des Moines IA Flooded Basement Cleanup Service

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In Iowa basement flooding is a more common occurrence than people think. Many people in Des Moines, Iowa and the surrounding area face basement flooding every year, from a variety of sources such as flooding, heavy rainfall, sewer back flow, and leaky pipes. Most basement floods are caused by heavy rain or an issue with the pipes or sewer. There are few things that surprise a homeowner more than a flooded basement. Unfortunately for most people the flooded basement is often not discovered right away, leaving the water to sit unabated for hours.
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Unless you have flood insurance, your insurance policy will only cover accidental disbursement of water and not rising ground water or flood water due to heavy rains. Renters insurance is basically the same, it will not cover flood damage. Now you as the home owner are faced with how to clean up the mess left behind, deal with the source of the water and also any damage left behind. Clean up and water damage restoration is the hardest part of dealing with a flooded basement. If you have a flooded basement, it is always best to call in the professionals. Fire Water and Storm Pros of Iowa have experience dealing with flooded basements and specialize in removing the water from your home. We can even restore your personal belongings at our offsite facility if need be. Time is of the essence when dealing with a flooded basement because if you wait too long, more damage can be sustained to your property. Although you may be able to remove the water on your own, there may be unseen damage that has occurred. Only the trained eyes of Fire Water and Storm Pros can spot these types of damages. You can try to clean up the flood yourself to save a few bucks, but you will need safety gear and equipment, as well as tools and equipment to get the job done. Most people lack the proper tools and equipment to remove the water and garbage left behind from a flood. After the water is removed you must then deal with the damage the water has done, which takes special knowledge, expertise and experience to do correctly.

Emergency Water Removal, Sump Pump Repairs, Drying and Repairs

The other option is to call one of the professional flooded basement cleanup services in the Des Moines area. This option costs some money, but these experts have all the knowledge, tools, equipment and experience needed to get the job done quickly, safely and effectively. One such company is Fire Water and Storm Pros of Des Moines, Iowa. Fire Water and Storm Pros provides professional flood cleanup and water damage repair services to all of Polk County Iowa. Fire Water and Storm Pros uses the most advanced equipment and methods in the industry, including dehumidifiers, air movers, air scrubbers, Injectidry and TES rapid drying drying systems to rapidly dry out properties affected by flood water.

We provides additional emergency services in Des Moines for property owners who need help with mold cleaning and remediation, storm damage repairs, water damage and flooding cleanup and fire and smoke damage disasters.

Our first step will be to assess the damage and to determine the source of the flooding, and if water is still entering the basement to stop the flow of water. We will then perform water extraction to remove all standing water. We will then perform complete structural drying using dehumidification and rapid drying equipment. Lastly we will repair any building materials damaged by the water and send off any personal items damaged in the flooding to our offsite content cleaning facility to be fully cleaned and repaired. we will save all building materials and contents whenever possible. We then perform any and mold prevention that may be needed.

Fire Water and Storm Pros of Des Moines, Iowa and surrounding area has over 20 years of experience dealing with water damage disasters. Our certified IICRC technicians can handle any water disaster, clean up and repair. Customer satisfaction is our number one priority. For your convenience we are open 24 hours a day and can arrive at your property within an hour of being called. Call Fire Water and Storm Pros today if you are dealing with a flood, let us put our expertise to put your home back in working order.

 

Resources for property owners in the Des Moines region:

City Website
Flood Insurance
Iowa Homeland Security
State Offices
Iowa Emergency Management

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