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Whether Storm or Flood, SERVPRO is ready!
SERVPRO of Westfield specializes in storm and flood damage restoration. Our crews are highly trained and we use specialized equipment to restore your property to its pre-storm condition.
Since we are locally owned and operated, we are able to respond quicker with the right resources, which is extremely important. A fast response lessens the damage, limits further damage, and reduces the restoration cost.
Resources to Handle Floods and Storms
When storms hit Houston, we can scale our resources to handle a large storm or flooding disaster. We can access equipment and personnel from a network of 1,650 Franchises across the country and elite Disaster Recovery Teams that are strategically located throughout the United States.
Have Storm or Flood Damage? Call Us Today 281-907-0018
Mild Storm Damage Delays Building Under Construction in North, TX
SERVPRO of Westfield was called out to a partially flooded building that was under construction in North, TX. Flash flooding was the source of water puddles in sections of the building. Fortunately, mainly concrete flooring was affected. The water, however, had gotten in-depth in some areas and affected a very important electrical room. SERVPRO of Westfield extracted water from the structure before setting up drying equipment.
After receiving the weekend call for help from the customer, the technicians were able to arrive on site within an hour and a half. The customer called SERVPRO of Westfield with a level of confidence because we had previously performed restoration for the customer. Our team worked quickly to get this building back functioning in order for the contractors to finish production on schedule.
For more information on the services that SERVPRO® of Westfield provides regarding water and storm damage cleanup for your commercial or residential structure, please call us today at (281) 907-0018.
Storm Damage to a Spring, TX Church
SERVPRO of Westfield is just one call away at (281) 907-0018
SERVPRO of Westfield received an emergency call from a Spring, TX Church affected by heavy, ongoing storm rain. Almost ¾ of the building was affected by the water, that came in through cracks in the foundation. The Sanctuary was the first room designated for equipment set up, with hopes of being ready in time for fellowship service in the upcoming days. Flooding and water damage is very invasive. Water quickly spreads throughout your structure and gets absorbed into floors, walls, furniture, and more. SERVPRO of Westfield arrives quickly and starts the water extraction process almost immediately. This immediate response helps to minimize the damage and the cleaning and restoration costs.
For more information on the remediation and restoration services that SERVPRO® of Westfield provides for your home and commercial structures, please visit or call today:
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Houston, TX Forecast - Rain, Rain and More Rain
The forecast in Houston, TX calls for several heavy downpours, increasing daily. Continuous heavy rain can heighten safety concerns.
Heavy rain and flooding are considered two of the most common and widespread natural disasters in the United States. No matter the location, there is always potential for flood damage. In the last 5 years, via floodsmart.gov reports, all 50 states have experienced floods or flash floods. Just because you haven't experienced a flood in the past, does not mean you won't in the future.
Please remember these safety tips:
- Stay away from floodwaters. Six inches of swiftly moving water can sweep you off of your feet.
- If you approach a flooded road while driving, turn around and go another way. If you are caught on a flooded road and waters are rising rapidly around you, get out of the car quickly and move to higher ground. Most cars can be swept away by less than two feet of moving water.
- Keep children out of the water. They can be curious and often lack judgment about running water or contaminated water.
If flood damage strikes your Houston, TX home or business, don’t hesitate to contact SERVPRO of Westfield (281) 907-0018. Even minor floods have the potential to cause major damage to a structure when not treated quickly and properly, and the cleanup is often an overwhelming task. SERVPRO is prepared to handle any size disaster.
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Highly Trained Restoration Specialists
Our SERVPRO Professionals are highly trained in property restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO's Corporate Training Facility to regular IICRC industry certifications, our Professionals are equipped with the knowledge to restore your property. The SERVPRO training program includes the follow:
- IICRC Training
- Employee Certification Training
- Initial Franchise Training
- Continuing Education Classes
Flood Water Facts
Across the United States, flooding is one of the most commonly widespread weather-related disasters. Whether your home or business is near a coastline, along city streets, in the mountains, near a river or even in the desert, there is always potential for flood damage.
Though you may have never experienced a flood in the past, there’s no level of security to assure that you won't in the future. In fact, 20% of all claims paid by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) were for policies in low-risk communities.
According to the American Red Cross (ARC), floods cause more damage in the U.S. every year than any other weather-related disaster. The ARC offers the following safety tips:
- Stay away from floodwaters as much as possible. If you approach a flowing stream where water is above your ankles, stop, turn around, and go another way. Six inches of swiftly moving water can sweep you off of your feet.
- If you approach a flooded road while driving, turn around and go another way. If you are caught on a flooded road and water are rising rapidly around you, get out of the car quickly and move to higher ground. Most cars can be swept away by less than two feet of moving water.
- Keep children out of the water. They are curious and often lack judgment about running water or contaminated water.
If your home or business is ever affected by a flood, contact the professionals at SERVPRO of Westfield at (281) 907-0018. Even minor floods have the potential to cause major damage to a structure when not treated quickly and properly, and the cleanup is often an overwhelming task. The SERVPRO system is prepared to handle any size disaster. The sooner work begins; the sooner your home or business can return “Like it never even happened.”