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Protect Your Property When Dealing With Flood Waters

3/19/2020 (Permalink)

A Flooded Family Room With Sofa Floating Don’t Get Caught Unprepared When Storms Flood Your Clawson, MI Home

Flash Flood Warning!! -- That dreaded alert many of us fear because of the concerns with our homes might possibly be affected by it.  SERVPRO of North Oakland County understands that your Clawson or Madison Heitghts, MI home is more than a structure: it's your family’s furniture, clothing, keepsakes, and other belongings that help transform a house into a home.  Here are some helpful suggestions on how to protect your property just in case disaster happens.

 How to Protect Your Property:

  • Keep insurance policies, documents, and other valuables in a safe-deposit box.  Keep them in a place where it's least likely to be damaged by a flood.
  • Raise your furnace, water heater, and electric panel to higher floors if there are areas in your home that are capable of being flooded. 
  • Install check valves in building sewer traps to prevent flood water from backing up into drains of your home. 
  • Seal walls in basements with waterproofing elements to avoid leakage through cracks. 

Call us today when you’re dealing with any flood water issues.  248-439-1160

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