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SERVPRO Tips - Minimizing Storm Damage

8/5/2021 (Permalink)

storm The aftermath of a thunderstorm can be very damaging!

With thunderstorm season approaching, here are some helpful tips on what one should do to minimize damage during a storm.


1.Ensure local authorities have given the "all clear" for your area.

2.Ensure your electricity is turned off before entering a flooded structure.

3.Remove as much excess water as possible with wet-dry vacuums, mops, and towels.

4.Remove and prop wet upholstery and pillow cushions for drying.


1.Use your household vacuum to remove water.

2.Leave wet fabrics in place; dry as soon as possible.

3.Leave books, magazines or other colored items on wet carpet or floors.

4.User television or other household appliances while standing on wet floors or carpets.

SERVPRO of South Bend specializes in storm and flood damage restoration.  Our crews are highly trained and we use specialized equipment to restore your property to its pre-storm condition.

For further information on how to minimize storm damages call us at 574-233-8377.

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