WHAT KIND OF CONTENT CAN BE SAVED AFTER A FLOOD?
Water damage is the most common form of property damage due to various ways that it can occur. One
way your property can sustain is from flooding. Whether the flood occurred as a result of natural source
like storm or an internal issue like burst pipe. The water will cause damage not only to your property but
to your furniture and other personal belongings as well. Here’s a common list of household items that
often need to be removed from home immediately, as well as others that can be saved if black water
hasn’t not completely entered inside the house.
Porous materials and furnishings in your home are going to be the most affected by excess water in your
living space, due to their absorbent nature. Below are belongings that are most difficult to save.
? Drapes or curtains
? Saturated woodwork
? Upholstered furniture
Majority of the materials can become the most densely saturated and therefore the hardest to clean
and restore, that is why it is best to contact professional restoration services.
Nonporous are belongings made of plastic, metal and are often the best for content cleaning purposes.
The materials don’t absorb water, making them easy to simply clean off and restore in no time. Some
appliances can become unusable if they’re submerged for a significant amount of time. The result
depends on severity of the water damage.
Even it seems like a lost cause, there’s always a possibility of saving your home’s belongings. Therefore,
content cleaning should be handled by professional restoration specialist who can their best to save as
much as possible.
For water damage restoration and cleanup services, please call us SERVPRO of Ventura at (805) 656-