Water Damage Grants Pass
Water damage can be caused by a number of incidents, including heavy rains, overflowing rivers, kitchen mishaps, and broken plumbing. If you leave water damage unattended, it can cause lasting, costly damage to your property including mold growth. Servicemaster of Medford offers emergency restoration services in Grants Pass, making sure you don’t lose everything to water damage.
Water Damage Restoration Services
Servicemaster provides every essential service after your home or business suffers from water damage. Whether it is a small leak in the kitchen or a flood that submerged your entire property, our experts are ready to help. Some of the services we offer to help mitigate water damage and get you back on your feet include:
- Mold removal
- Water removal/extraction
- Industrial drying
- Cleaning services
Health Risks of Water Damage
Water damage has to be taken care of immediately. This is because within days the structural integrity of your property can be compromised, causing a major safety hazard if not addressed. In addition, Water damage creates the perfect environment for rapid mold growth. Mold has been associated with a number of serious health side effects, including allergies and respiratory problems. If mold is not properly treated, your property could become dangerous to enter.
What to do if You Have Water Damage
The most important thing to do if your property has water damage is to ensure you are safe. There are a number of immediate risks associated with water damage. If water comes into contact with live wires it can take on an electric current and could shock and kill anyone who steps in it. Therefore, turn off the power going to the area with standing water.
If your water damage is the result of a broken pipe, turn off the water supply to that pipe. The goal is to prevent water buildup from getting any worse.
Next, you need to call a restoration company. Servicemaster of Medford provides emergency response and will be on scene as quickly as possible to help survey the site and take the necessary first steps in the restoration process. As said above, getting the restoration process started as quickly as possible is essential to prevent secondary damage.
Lastly, call your insurance company. You need to know if your restoration project will be covered under your insurance policy. All policies are different, so you want to make sure there will be no surprises when the bill comes. Getting the claim process started immediately will only help you in the long run. At this time, you’ll want to take pictures and document all damage thoroughly to increase the chances that your claim will be approved.
Grants Pass, Oregon
Grants Pass is the county seat of Josephine County, Oregon. The city is nestled along the Rogue River, the defining feature of Oregon’s Rogue Valley. Grants Pass is home to over 35,000 people. Outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking, and whitewater rafting are common draws to the area. For those seeking a more city-going adventure, Grants Pass has a vibrant historic downtown with shopping and a number of restaurants.