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24/7 Flooded Basement Cleanup Services From SERVPRO of Bristol

12/28/2023 (Permalink)

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When heavy rains, storms, burst pipes, or leaking appliances cause water in your basement - SERVPRO of Bristol is Here to Help.

Whatever the cause of your basement flooding, fast action for cleanup is essential to prevent the growth of mold, unwanted odors, save water damaged items, and stop further damage.

If you need flooded basement cleanup, our team is ready to respond to your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Flooded Basement Cleanup Services

With over 17 years of experience helping local home and business owners with their flooded basements, you can count on SERVPRO of Bristol to make the water in your basement “Like it never even happened.” 

Our team has all the training, resources, and experience needed to quickly remove water, begin the drying process, and guide you through the next steps to restore your flooded basement.

Basement Flooding Cleanup Process

Your Project Manager will inspect and create a restoration plan for your loss, but the general process remains the same.

1: Inspection

A Project Manager will inspect to determine the scope of your basement water damage and create a cleanup and restoration plan for your property. Here, they’ll review the next steps for your property.

2: Emergency Response (As Needed)

We’re ready to respond to your emergency flooded basement cleanup 24/7. Our team provides emergency services to prevent mold, further water damage, or structural issues to your property.

3: Basement Water Removal

Using commercial grade water extractors, and powerful pumps, our team works quickly to remove excess standing water in your property.

4: Drying and Dehumidification

Specialized drying equipment is set up to ensure your entire structure dries out after flooding and no moisture remains. Using specialized moisture detection and drying equipment, our team locates and addresses all areas of "hidden moisture" which may be behind walls or underneath flooring.

5: Cleaning and Sanitizing

SERVPRO of Bristol cleans and sanitizes the affected areas of your basement to remove dirt, bacteria, or possible mold spores. Our team can also restore water-damaged personal items.

6: Restoration

Once the water mitigation process is completed, our team can seamlessly begin the restoration process with our in-house construction division. This may include anything from minor repairs to major renovations and repairs.

Frequently Asked Questions: Flooded Basements

Does insurance cover cleaning up my flooded basement after a rainstorm?

Unfortunately, unless you have additional coverages in your insurance policy, flooding in your basement from rain is not covered by insurance. Times where you might be covered is when your sump pumps fails and you have sump pump coverage on your policy, but there are usually limits to how much they will cover. You need to review your policy to determine if you have aby coverage. 

How do you prevent water in basements? 

If your basement frequently floods, you need to take steps for waterproofing. This may include installing a sump pump, french drain system, or waterproofing walls. You should also take steps to make sure water is not accumulating directly outside your home when it rains.

How do you get rid of the musty smell after my basement floods? 

If you have an odor in your basement, there is likely lingering moisture that is causing mold and mildew to grow. This moisture may not be obvious without professional training or moisture detection equipment. 

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