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5 Steps for Handling Water Damage in Worcester County Massachusetts

Coming home to a flooded kitchen or a rain-soaked living room floor can be a devastating experience for any homeowner. Whether it’s the damage itself, the hassle of figuring out who to call, the expense of the repair, or the time before service can arrive, it’s not something anyone wants to deal with. 


Handling a Water Damage Crisis

Unfortunately, however, water damage happens. Before you let the overwhelming feelings of stress overtake you, let’s walk through what you need to do to get your repairs going and going fast. 


Step 1. Don’t panic. 

Simply put, these things happen. It doesn’t make them any easier to deal with, but avoid panicking overstressing yourself. Keep calm, remember that damage can be repaired, and find peace that there are experienced, reliable professionals who know just what to do. 


Step 2. See if you can find the source. 

Sometimes the source of the water is going to be easy to spot: a flooded bathtub, a broken sink pipe, or flooding from a local storm. If it’s a water source that can be turned off, do so as quickly as possible to eliminate further flooding. Calmly and rationally evaluate the scene- what can be done here and now to eliminate further damage? The reality is that in some cases, you won’t be able to find a source, and you might not be able to turn off that source. 


Step 3. Survey the damage. 

Try to gauge how much damage has been done, and to what area. This will be important information to know for you to pass on to a professional. Can you tell where the water has gone? Feel around and conduct a thorough, visual inspection. Take notes on this so you can relay this information later when necessary. 


Step 4: Call the professionals. 

When it comes to water damage, flooding can cause damage to visible areas as well as the layers underneath and adjoined. Water can also spread quickly from the floor to nearby cabinets or furniture or even worse wall cavities. Don’t take the risk of waiting to see how bad the damage is or to try to do it yourself. With 24-hour emergency service, Lilly’s Restoration can have a team of experts to your home within an hour  to work on repairing the damage to your home. Time is crucial when it comes to water damage, as the longer the damage sits, the more extensive that damage becomes. Lilly’s Restoration responds quickly to your call to eliminate the spread. 


Lilly’s Restoration also uses the latest technology and most advanced drying equipment to care for your water damage restoration. With the use of professional tools and equipment to do the job as efficiently as possible, you’re guaranteed to have a job well done that rescues your property and avoids further damage. Lastly, they’re even able to bill the insurance company directly, which saves you from the headache of having to work through the insurance issues on your own. 


As upsetting as it may be to discover water damage in your own home, know that it can be fixed! There are solutions out there that will rescue your carpet from excessive water damage and return it to its best functioning self.


Reach out to Lilly’s Restoration today and receive emergency care for any water damage to your property.

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