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How the Professionals Dry Flooded Homes in Michigan City

5/2/2019 (Permalink)

Storm Damage How the Professionals Dry Flooded Homes in Michigan City Drying homes after flooding requires special equipment and expertise. SERVPRO of La Porte County is available 24/7 to handle your water damage.

How Drying Flood Damage in Michigan City Can Impact Your Home

One of the most important steps we take to reverse the effects of flood damage in your home is to rapidly dry out the area and bring moisture levels back to normal levels. Because floods can involve significant volumes of water spread across a relatively wide area, it may not be a simple matter to start this process without the advanced tools and techniques used by SERVPRO restoration professionals. Understanding how this may affect your home is an essential step in the process towards complete restoration.  

Drying Equipment and Procedures  

We use some of the most advanced and powerful technology in the industry to dry out homes in Michigan City after flood damage impacts the area. Industrial-strength air movers and dehumidifiers remove moisture from both the materials in your home and the air above them, ensuring that no additional damage can happen later on. However, these machines need time and space to work efficiently. Depending on the severity of the damage, our equipment may need to be left running for up to several days in one area, making that room unusable for most purposes.  

After-Effects  

Drying out a home after a flood may often reveal some additional areas of damage. Materials may be warped, discolored, or foster mold growth after removing all moisture can.  You can avoid many of these effects by calling us in as quickly as possible after a disaster, but some damages may be inevitable. SERVPRO technicians are trained to handle a wide variety of situations requiring restorative procedures and can reverse all of these symptoms and leave your home looking "Like it never even happened." However, without these restorative efforts and in the meantime before their completion, your home may suffer some damages that can tarnish an otherwise beautiful room and area.  

SERVPRO of La Porte County has worked for years to help local homeowners overcome the effects of flood damage in their homes. Call us 24/7 at the first sign of damage at (219) 879-1883.

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