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Easy Fixes For Storm Damage To Your Belle Meade Home

12/29/2021 (Permalink)

Storm damage isn’t restricted to seasons or holidays; oftentimes, it comes uninvited, and it can be stressful to deal with the aftereffects storm damage leaves behind. But all is not lost! There are steps to take initially, but you must call the professionals after making some quick fixes. Below, we will list those steps and explain how the content restoration process works in Belle Meade. 

What Should I Do Immediately After Flooding To My Belle Meade Home? 

  • Remove excess water by blotting and mopping. 
  • After removing lamps and tabletop items, wipe excess water from wood and other furniture. 
  • Gather loose items from floors. 
  • Remove colored rugs from wet carpeting. 
  • Remove art and other valuable objects to a safe, dry place. 
  • Place aluminum foil and wood blocks between damp carpeting and furniture legs. 
  • Prop wet upholstery and cushions for a quick drying process. 

How Should I Care For My Belongings After Storm Damage To My Belle Meade Home?

  • SERVPRO of Belle Meade and West Nashville specializes in content restoration because we believe in the “restore vs. replace” philosophy. This mindset helps you save money while also keeping any precious belongings that can’t be replaced. 
  • We pretest your contents to determine what items can be restored to their preloss condition, whether the damage was from water, fire, mold, or storm.  
  • Several methods of contents restoration are utilized, including:
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wet cleaning
  • Foam Cleaning
  • Spray and Wipe
  • Immersive Cleaning
  • Abrasive Cleaning

Just this month alone, we had a tornado watch in the Middle Tennessee area, so you know that storms and tornadoes are not uncommon here. Immediate action is crucial to getting your life back on track post-storm damage with all of the repercussions that storm damage, flooding, and water damage present. Not only do we help mitigate damage, but we can also help manage the insurance paperwork to pave the way for a stress-free claims process, as we know that insurance is a key player in the storm damage restoration journey. Contact us at (615) 242-9391, and let us help you start the New Year off right. This franchise is independently owned and operated. 

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