Storms, Chaos, and Flood Damage

Flood Cleanup Damage In St. Paul

The thunder rumbles, the skies are dark and threatening; it looks like a storm is on the horizon. A strong sense ofFlood Damage Cleanup St. Paul, Flood Damage Repair St. Paul, Flood Damage St. Paul unease wraps around you like a blanket. Unfortunately, it is impossible to stop severe weather flooding caused by heavy rains and tornados. However, that doesn’t mean we cannot be prepared to slow or prevent flood damage.

Building homes or businesses above flood plains and making modifications to help structures withstand the flood waters are only a couple of the ways to reduce the damage caused by flooding. Being prepared is a good way to reduce the destruction and trauma of a flood. Make sure that you have important numbers recorded and handy. Read over your insurance policy to determine if you have flood insurance. If you don’t have flood insurance and you live in a flood-prone area, it may be a good idea to consider adding it to your plan. Regular homeowner’s insurance does not cover natural disasters such as flooding.

Tips for reducing flood damage.

Protect costly possessions and important documents.

  • Keep valuable electronics off the floor when possible.
  • Keep important documents up high on shelving units or in waterproof safes.

If there is a flood warning in your area make sure you move any valuables or soft goods off the floor or low shelves.

When building or remodeling your home.

  • Install electrical outlets about expected flood water levels.
  • If flooding is imminent unplug any appliance or electronics and turn of the power. Electricity and water do not mix.
  • Use water resistant building materials such as lime plaster.
  • Install water resistant doors and window frames.
  • Use flood skirts around your entry ways, vents, and windows to help keep any flood water out of your home.
  • Invest in a battery-operated sump pump to remove water that does make it inside your home.
  • Keep sandbags on hand to help divert flood waters away from your home or business.
  • Use a water sealant on your foundation to prevent water from seeping in or invest in crawlspace encapsulation to prevent excess moisture from getting into your crawlspace or basement.

Other Tips

  • Understand the difference between a flood warning and a flood watch. A flood warning means that flooding is happening now or will happen in the immediate future. A flood watch means that flooding is possible but not imminent.
  • Have an evacuation plan in place in case of a severe flood. Your safety and the safety of your family should always come first.
  • Do not walk through moving water. As little as 6 inches of moving water can cause you to lose your balance and fall. If there is flood water in your home avoid walking through the water. If the water has come into contact with electricity, walking through the water could have severe consequences.

You can prepare for flooding but we cannot control the weather and, in severe cases, all the preparation in the world will not stop flood waters from entering or damaging your property. In the case of flood damage, contact 24Restore in St. Paul. Our experts offer 24-hour emergency flood damage cleanup and repair services to all of St. Paul’s residents and businesses.

“24Restore came within an hour of our water damage to assess the problem and restore and reconstruct our kitchen and my office. Everyone from 24Restore was professional, kind and did an outstanding job of damage assessment and restoration.”

- Barbara R.

Your service was excellent. The young man was thorough and very dedicated to completing the job. He’s a good one. I would recommend your services to anyone who need them.

- Keith

Your team has been absolutely amazing, professional, sympathetic and wonderful. They took my mess and made it manageable as I shed a few tears, which they also consoled with empathy. At a time when we have floods and tornados city wide you responded within hours. Thank, I am impressed and I have passed the word on to many.

- Genie

Very good experience……everyone I dealt with through 24 Restore was very professional and very kind.

- Nancy

This note is a note of thanks and appreciation of the services provided…..we could even say our home looks better than before we incurred our water damage…Job well done!

- Jay and Susan

I don’t often take the time to write a follow up complimentary letter. However I was very impressed with 24 Restore and felt they went above and beyond to surpass expectations with WOW service. Thank you for the great service and great job that your team did to get my house back in shape.

- Jane

I have recommended them to many of my friends. They are the only service that I have ever used that always gets my stains out and that clean my carpets beautifully. I can’t say enough good thins about them

- Laura

Thank you for all the work put in to get out home……It would have been an impossible task for us to have accomplished in such a short time. We appreciate all that you have done for us! We are so grateful!

- Ken and Kathe

Yes. I appreciated the ability to funnel all activities thru a one-stop shop proved to be very valuable in a disaster project such as ours demo, construction and finish as well as work directly with insurance company. The team has been professional and those on site have been respectful of our home and schedule.

- Reed

Alex did a great job scheduling, coordinating, and keeping me informed. He made sure that everything was done in a timely manner. I always felt that my job was a priority. All the workmen did a great job and were very polite. I am pleased with the results. I would highly recommend your company!

- Linda – Minneapolis

From the time of initial contact to the time of job completion was 24 hrs. Very pleased with job outcome. Will definitely use you again. If ever in need.

- Kevin – St. Paul

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- Susan – Plymouth

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- Gordon – Andover

Everyone was on top of everything and got back to me in a reasonable time. Clean up was done absolutely perfect at the end of each job.

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The guys who worked here were great, polite, personable and hard workers. They did a great job! So thankful this is over!

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