Polar Vortex 2019 Water Damage
The deep freeze has come and gone, bringing with it frozen and burst pipes. Damage can be obvious, but sometimes it's not noticed right away causing more issues down the road.
Signs that you have a burst pipe
-water marks on ceilings or walls
-standing water and puddles
-water discoloration and odors
-water pressure issues
-strange sounds when using water
If you find you have a burst pipe, use these four steps
- Turn off your water supply
- Trace the water/damage and locate the damaged pipe
- Call a Plumber to repair
- Bring in a professional drying crew
SERVPRO of Gurnee is here with the professional equipment and experience to dry and clean your home. Our goal is to restore everything like it never happened. We will keep you updated and informed throughout your experience. Call us today!
Don't forget to test your Sump Pump
You may have survived the freeze, but are you prepared for the flood? The upcoming thaw means increased water in the area. A quick check of your sump pump will ensure proper functioning that can save you from further water damage. Click the link to learn how to test your sump pump