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Steps to Take After Storm Damage

9/13/2023 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Recovery: A Short Guide to Restoration and Recovery

Dealing with storm damage can be overwhelming and stressful. At SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville, we understand the importance of taking quick and efficient action after a storm hits to minimize the damage and get your life back to normal. That's why we've put together this short guide to help you take the right steps after a storm hits. We walk you through the essential steps you need to take after storm damage, from ensuring your safety to contacting your insurance company and working with professionals like us to restore your property.

Contact SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville today to start your storm damage recovery process!


Ensure Safety First

The safety of you and your family is our top priority. When dealing with storm damage, it's important to take all necessary safety precautions. Before you enter your home or business, make sure it's safe to do so. If you have to leave your home due to the damage, turn off all electricity and gas before leaving. Avoid using any electrical appliances or devices that may have been damaged in the storm.

Assess the Damage

Once it's safe to do so, assess the damage to your property. Take pictures or videos of the damage to document everything for your insurance claim. It's also a good idea to create a list of damaged items and estimate their value. We recommend that you contact us to help you assess the damage and create a comprehensive restoration plan.

Contact Your Insurance Company

After assessing the damage, it's important to contact your insurance company as soon as possible to report the damage and start the claims process. We recommend that you involve us in this process as we can help you navigate through the insurance claim process and ensure that all necessary information is communicated effectively.

Call Us for Professional Restoration Services

At SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville, we have the tools and expertise to assess the damage, make necessary repairs, and restore your property as quickly and efficiently as possible. Our experienced professionals will work with you and your insurance company to develop a comprehensive plan for restoration that meets your needs.

Secure Your Property

If your property has sustained damage to its structure, it's important to secure it to prevent further damage or theft. We can help you board up broken windows, cover damaged roofs with tarps, and fence off any hazardous areas. This step will not only protect your property from further damage but also prevent any safety hazards.

Start the Cleanup Process

Once you've taken all the necessary safety precautions and secured your property, it's time to start the cleanup process. Remove any debris or fallen tree limbs from your property and begin drying out any waterlogged areas to prevent mold growth. At SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville, we can help you with this process and ensure that all affected areas are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected.

[h3]Be Patient

Restoring your property after storm damage takes time, so it's important to be patient throughout the process. We understand that dealing with storm damage can be stressful, which is why we work closely with you and your insurance company to ensure that everything is properly documented and taken care of. We will keep you informed throughout the restoration process and make sure that you are satisfied with the results.

The Steps You Take After Storm Damage are Extremely Important

Dealing with storm damage can be stressful and overwhelming, but taking these steps can help you get through the process as quickly and efficiently as possible. At SERVPRO of Northeast Collin County/Greenville, we are here to help you every step of the way. From assessing the damage to restoring your property, we have the expertise and experience to help you get your life back to normal. If you are in the North Collin County/Greenville area and need assistance with storm damage restoration, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to help!


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