When dealing with a flooded basement, you may ask yourself the question, “Shal, I fix it myself, hire a water damage restoration company or call my Insurance provider? But, first, let’s stop and consider the various critical health and safety mitigation factors, the potential hazard implications, and how can your insurance claim be denied, further explained below.
Step 1: Ask friends and family for recommendations. Do a local google search and search for good reviews.
Step 2: Before booking, make sure to note the following information stated below. The list contains the most likely questions the water damage restoration company will ask you to help better prepare them for the Flooded Basement Emergency.
Step 3: Ensure the flood company you hire meets the following requirements.
Before entering a flooded basement, ensure it’s safe to do so before carelessly stepping into hazards and injuring yourself. Depending on the flood severity, it’s highly advisable not to risk entering to clean up the wet basement area until it’s mitigated and assessed by a water damage restoration expert and cleared safe to do so.