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Tips for Storm Damage Cleanup in Jersey City, NJ

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Storms, flooding, and resulting storm damage can be disastrous for your home or business. When you are in need of storm damage cleanup in Jersey City, NJ, you may need to call a professional disaster restoration company. ServiceMaster Metropolitan will restore your home or business from storm damage and flood damage while keeping you safe in the process.

Storm Damage DOs

  • Turn the water off at the source (washer, faucet, toilet, water filtration system) or at the main shut off valve.
  • Eliminate the source of water if possible.
  • Keep any parts replaced for your insurance company to inspect.
  • If there is no risk of electrical shock, turn off circuit breakers supplying electricity to wet areas.
  • Be aware that time is a crucial factor.
  • Delays in loss mitigation might result in adverse health and safety effects, and additional damage to the structure and contents.

Storm Damage DONTs

  • Don’t attempt to enter a flooded basement when there is standing water.
  • Don’t wait more than a day to start mitigation.
  • Don’t activate the HVAC system if it has been directly contacted by water.