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What to Do If Your Home Has a Flood

A flood can be one of the most damaging things to happen to your stopping t. Thousands of dollars of damage can be caused in just a matter of minutes, and if you don’t know what steps to take in the event of a flood, the damage can be exponentially worse.

Emergency Services Restoration reveals the most common causes for a flood in your home, and shares what to do if your home has a flood.

What to Do If Your Home Has a Flood

  1. Know where your shut off valve is! If your flood is caused by a plumbing failure in your home, turn off the main water line to stop the water from continuing to flow into your home.
  2. Call the plumber. When a flood is caused by a plumbing failure, the failure must be corrected.
  3. Call your insurance. Many consumers don’t know their coverage, and that can make a big difference when stopping the flood and mitigating the damage.

 

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