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Emergency Water Damage Service in Charlottesville?

5/3/2021 (Permalink)

A flooded parking lot is shown. SERVPRO® of Charlottesville have a team of highly trained water restoration professionals on call 24-hours a day to serve Albemarle County

Wettest Month in Charlottesville?

May is the wettest month in Charlottesville, getting on average 2.15 inches of rain. At SERVPRO® of Charlottesville, we know that our fast response time can help minimize the damage water and flooding can do to your home. Here are some safety tips and some tips on what NOT to do after flooding from our website while you are waiting for help to arrive:

Safety First

  • Stop the source of water damage; call a plumber/or wait for the storm to end
  • Turn off the electricity
  • If it is not safe to stay in the house, evacuate everyone, including pets
  • Have all your relevant documents in one safe, dry place
  • If you have homeowner’s insurance, start the claims process
  • Document everything with photos, and wear protective gear
  • If you are a tenant, reach out to your landlord or property manager

What NOT To Do After Flooding

  • Don't leave wet fabrics in place
  • Hang furs and leather goods
  • Don't leave books, magazines or other colored items on wet carpet or floors
  • Don't use your household vacuum to remove water
  • Don't use television or other household appliances
  • Don't turn on ceiling fixtures if the ceiling is wet, and keep out of rooms where ceilings are sagging

Call Us!

When your Charlottesville home or commercial business has a flooding or other water damage emergency, SERVPRO® of Charlottesville is Here to Help. ® Call us today at 434-977-5850.

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