Flood * Fire * Mould * Trauma * Odour.
With climate change forecasted to result in more floods and damage to infrastructure, we all need to be ready to deal with the problem, should it happen to you.
GTA Restoration, who specialize in flood damage restoration work in Toronto & GTA, are stressing how important it is for local residential and commercial property owners and tenants, to know what to do in the event of a flood.
Natural Resources Wales (NRW) set out the following step-by-step guidelines to follow, to stay safe and protect your property as much as you can.
1. If a flood is imminent
2. Stay alert to localised flooding
‘Localised flooding’ is also known as ‘surface water flooding’. This usually occurs where drainage systems are unable to cope with heavy spells of rainfall. NRW are unable to provide direct warning about this type of flooding, so it is worth checking local weather forecasts for such predictions.
3. Remember – Floodwater is dangerous
Did you know that it can take just 6 inches of fast flowing water to knock you over and just 2 feet of water will float your car, so:
4. What to do after a flood
5. Ring your buildings and contents insurance company as soon as possible to prepare for flood damage restoration
Consult your local flood damage restoration experts
In the event that you experience flood damage in your property, GTA property, your best course of action is to seek the advice of flood damage restoration experts, like GTA Restoration
They will be able to return the property to its pre-incident condition as quickly as possible, minimizing secondary damage, efficiently and effectively, with the minimum of disruption.
Flood damage is a process that can have serious consequences for the structure and integrity of your property, if the operation is not handled by restoration experts in this field.
Call GTA Restoration North York branch for help, advice or action, 24 hours a day on 800-506-6048
Your Toronto Condominium Water Damage Restoration & Mold Removal Specialist.
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