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How Can I Protect My Belongings From Storm Water Intrusion in Charlottesville?

10/17/2022 (Permalink)

Shelves in a basement keep belongings off the floor. We restore storm damage 24-hours a day in Albemarle County.

Our team in Charlottesville responds to storm damage emergencies throughout the year. We use powerful, industrial-grade water extraction and drying equipment to quickly pull water from a flooded area. Many times,  flood waters cause damage to household items, furniture, and clothing. Once exposed to the water, your belongings will require professional cleaning, sanitizing, and deodorization services. Here are some tips from the Insurance Information Institute to keep your belongings protected from unwanted water:

Protect Your Belongings

  • Store off-season and other bulk belongings in waterproof binsespecially in areas where there are plumbing pipes or that are prone to dampness
  • Never store valuables or memorabilia where there is a risk of destruction from water
  • Keep belongings stored on shelving off the floor in basements.In case of water seepage or sewer backup, they're less likely to get damaged.
  • Keep an inventory of all belongingsHaving a comprehensive list of your possessions will save time, trouble, and stress in case of loss from water damage.

Please Call Us Today!

Storms can bring heavy rain to Albemarle County with little advanced warning. Our local team in Charlottesville is Here to Help ® when your Charlottesville home or commercial business needs storm damage restoration services. Call us today at 434-977-5850.

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