Your Belongings and Storm Damage
When a big storm hits and your property is damaged, it can be an overwhelming experience. First, you have to deal with all the stress of the storm itself, and then you have to worry about all the damage it did to your property. So if you're unsure what to do next, don't worry. The professionals at SERVPRO of Barrow County are here to help!
As disaster restoration professionals, we understand the importance of getting your life back to normal as soon as possible, and we'll work quickly to restore your home or business. In addition, we know our way around the insurance claim process, making it easier to dedicate ourselves to providing outstanding customer service and treating you and your property with the deserved respect.
It doesn't matter if you have a commercial or residential property; we will work with you to get your property back to pre-storm condition. We understand that storms can be very overwhelming, so let us help you take the first step in getting your life back to normal.
SERVPRO of Barrow County has the training, experience, and equipment to handle storm damage clean-up of all kinds, no matter how big or small. If you have any questions about our storm damage restoration services or need assistance after a storm, don't hesitate to contact us at any time, and we will send out a team of storm clean-up professionals immediately.
If You Have Questions or Need Help, Call Us Today – (706) 549-1933
SERVPRO of Barrow County specializes in restoring contents damaged by storms and other water damage events. Our expertise and our “restore” versus “replace” mentality can help you save money while preserving precious keepsakes that can’t be replaced. We pretest your contents to determine what items can be restored back to their condition before the water damage. We utilize several methods of cleaning your contents, including:
- Dry Cleaning - Used for cleaning light residues or to pre-clean prior to cleaning.
- Wet Cleaning - An effective cleaning method for removing moderate to heavy residues.
- Spray and Wipe -Effective for items that can’t withstand cleaning.
- Foam Cleaning - Used for upholstery fabrics that might shrink or bleed if cleaned.
- Abrasive Cleaning - Involves agitation of the surface being cleaned.
- Immersion Cleaning - Contents are dipped into a bath of the cleaning product.
If your home requires extensive restoration or cleaning, SERVPRO of Barrow County can conduct an organized, efficient move-out of the affected area. A move-out will provide several benefits, including:
- A quicker remodeling process
- Protecting items from potential damage
- Protecting contents from further on-site damage
When restoration is completed, we will work with you to coordinate the move-in according to your needs. The services offered upon move-in may depend on your insurance coverage.
Water-damaged electronics can present a serious hazard. Do not attempt to turn on or operate any electrical device that you suspect has been damaged by water. We will coordinate the restoration of your electronics, including:
- Television sets
- DVD players
- And more
The key to restoring electronics is taking prompt action to prevent further damage. We start by cleaning the exterior of electronic devices to help stop further corrosion and damage. Electronics will be cleaned and inspected by a qualified electronics technician.
Document / Photograph Drying
When your valuable documents, including photographs, are damaged by water, extreme caution should be taken to help ensure the water damage does not destroy the document. Although some documents may not be restored to pre-water damage condition, SERVPRO of Barrow County can save a great deal and help minimize additional damage.
Depending on the type of documents and the level of water damage, we have five options for the restoration of documents:
- Air Drying
- Freezer Drying
- Vacuum Freeze Drying
- Vacuum Thermal Drying
Contents Claim Inventory Service
When a storm event happens, the damage can often feel overwhelming. We can help ease the worry and confusion during the recovery process by offering our Contents Claim Inventory Service (CCIS), which provides a detailed and accurate list of your belongings. We take a room-by-room inventory of your contents, including digital photos, and in some instances, bar coding.
Our Contents Claim Inventory Service:
- Preloss list and value of contents
- Detailed and accurate report
- Better information to settle claims quicker
- Assistance with burden of proof for claims
- Peace of mind when you need it most