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What Are the Different Types of Flooding that Can Impact Lynnfield Homes?

10/18/2020 (Permalink)

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Storms Bring a Variety of Flooding to Lynnfield, and SERVPRO Can Provide Fast Mitigation

Flooding can cause water to come pouring into your home in various ways. Groundwater from natural flooding can be highly contaminated and present all kinds of biohazards. Certain flooding comes from clean water but can cause severe damage to the structure and content. Our technicians assess the situation and provide the mitigation you need in Lynnfield.

What are the Most Common Flood Situations SERVPRO Technicians Encounter?
SERVPRO technicians encounter different types of storm flooding and understand the flood damage it can cause in Lynnfield. Knowing what type of flooding they are dealing with and the water category, they can then provide the right mitigation. Every situation is unique and can call for a different approach. Here are the typical flood scenarios are technicians see:
•    Natural Flooding – Steady rainfall and even heavy snowfall can lead to creeks, lakes, and streams rising. When they overflow, it can result in water penetrating homes as the levels rise and spill over their boundaries. The water, in this case, is contaminated
•    Flash Flooding – This type of flooding occurs rapidly. It can be from heavy rainfall or storms such as hurricanes. Flash flood water is also contaminated. The water surges in swiftly and can damage structural elements quickly.
•    Roof Flooding – Storms can cause roof damage and leave your home vulnerable to water intrusion. This is typically clean Gray Water that can quickly degrade into category 3 Black Water but can cause moisture to spread throughout the entire home.
•    Wind-Driven Flooding – Strong winds from storms can tear the siding off a home; windows can break, and winds can damage the outside. Winds like this often accompany torrential rainfall and can drive water inside the residence.

No matter what type of flooding causes flood damage to your home SERVPRO is here to help. We understand the importance of returning to normal as quickly as possible when a flood comes surging through. Our Green Team arrives on the scene ready to clean, repair, and restore your home to preloss condition whenever possible.

Contact SERVPRO of Lynn / Lynnfield at (781) 593-6663 for expert flood damage service. We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster!

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