Why SERVPRO is Your Best Restoration Service Provider when Burst Frozen Pipes Cause Water Damage
Burst frozen pipes can be any property owner’s worst winter nightmare. Even a small amount of leaking water can cause significant water damage in just a short period of time.
If your home or business has been unfortunate enough to have burst frozen pipes, it’s understandable if you’re feeling stressed out and confused as to what you should do. We’d like to tell you why SERVPRO can be the best restoration service provider to fix your water damage problem.
We’re a locally owned and operated company with some of the most highly trained and certified water restoration technicians in the country. We offer 24-hour emergency service, and we have the advanced water inspection, extraction, and drying equipment necessary to restore your property quickly.
We know that dealing with water damage requires immediate action in order to minimize the damage, so it’s best if you have a plan of action. We’d like to share some water damage tips with you so that you can be prepared if you ever have to deal with burst frozen pipes.
REMEMBER: your first priority is always safety first.
If it is safe to do so, try to determine the exact source of the water problem and cut off the water and electricity supply to that area. You want to minimize the damage as much as possible.
If you find any carpeting, rugs, drywall, ceiling, or tile that is saturated, you need to call a professional restoration service provider as soon as you can.
Remove What You Can
When you’re dealing with water damage, you need to remove items to a safe dry location. However, it is an unfortunate reality that in this situation certain items may be beyond saving or easier to just replace rather than try to salvage. Here at SERVPRO, we always try to salvage as much as possible and can help you determine the best course of action.
If it is safe to remove potentially salvageable items from the affected area, be sure to take the right precautions. Remember that your belongings will be much heavier if they’re soaked – you don’t want to attempt to lift something too heavy and injur yourself.
If you’re dealing with water damage, you want to dry out the area as thoroughly and as quickly as possible. This is why water damage typically requires professional equipment and training.
Pro tip: although it may seem tempting, DO NOT use a household vacuum cleaner to clean-up water damage. Any significant damage will require professional grade equipment to be both safe and effective.
SERVPRO of Eatontown / Long Branch has helped hundreds of both commercial and residential customers in Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex and Mercer Counties. If you ever have burst frozen pipes, we’ll be there ASAP to minimize the water damage and get you back to normal soon. We can even help work with your insurance company.
You can call us anytime 24/7 at 732-858-5196