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How Quickly Can Flooding Happen in My San Jose Home?

7/20/2020 (Permalink)

Home with flood water Please know how hazardous a flood damage can be to you and your San Jose home. Call SERVPRO right away for mitigation efforts.

After severe storms, damage to your roof can leave you vulnerable to flooding that can begin almost immediately in adverse weather conditions. 

You do not have to think back far to think of the last time a storm was powerful enough to cause structural damages to many of the businesses and homes in San Jose. Once vulnerabilities exist in the exterior of your property, it is much more likely that flooding scenarios can result. Especially in the cases of roof damage, runoff and wind-driven rain can quickly find its way through these penetration points. 

You may not realize the full extent of flood damage in San Jose homes like yours if the situation resulted from roof damages. There is a portion of time when homeowners might be oblivious to the structural damage, allowing flooding to worsen before signs show in the living space beneath the attic. Any pooling water within this upper storage space can move quickly because of unfinished surfaces that can absorb water quickly and push it through the ceiling systems to impact floors beneath it.

What Areas of My Home Can Be Impacted by Migrating Floodwater? 

Knowing how to address these situations as they happen is not often within the wheelhouse of most property owners. Many look to the experience and fast response of our SERVPRO team to help. Extraction is usually a big part of flood recovery, and to do this, we require several capable tools within our inventory. We have many water removal devices, but the most common to flood extraction scenarios like roof breaches include:

Flooding does not have to be a devastating situation for your home, especially when you can get professional restorers moving quickly to assist you. Our SERVPRO of Campbell team is available 24/7 at (408) 371-4001.

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