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Genius! How to Figure Out What You Should Really Do About Flood Damages in Your Colorado Springs Home

1/25/2019 (Permalink)

When gutters freeze, thaw and then refreeze, the potential for flooding gets greater. Call SERVPRO to make it "Like it never even happened."

Frozen Drain Pipes Can Flood Colorado Springs Crawlspaces

During the winter months, Colorado Springs residents experience a wide flux of temperatures ranging from bitterly cold to unexpectedly warm. With the rise and fall of the thermometer, snowfall and ice melt and refreeze quickly with sharp changes in the environment. The drain spout for your gutter system around is essential for diverting this water away from your property, especially when a passing warmth gives way to a steady rainfall.

When water freezes in stages, ice can build up within the drainage spouts from the gutters, effectively damming them off and leading to flood damages to your Colorado Springs property. With damming of this drainage component, water is forced to collect in the gutters until it overflows and falls at the foundation and down the siding or construction material of the exterior of your home. Any vulnerability in this aging construction can get exploited by this steady flow of water, but also the pooling at the base of your home can lead to flooding in the first floor and crawl space of your property.

Our SERVPRO professionals can arrive quickly once you notice flood symptoms and effects throughout the first floor of your home or find it in the crawlspace underneath the property. We strive to provide our customers with fast extraction and drying solutions, and that is why we offer industry-leading equipment to our technicians dispatched to flood emergencies in homes throughout our community. We understand how important protecting your home and its contents is, so we have powerful extraction equipment designed to remove excess water fast.

We also have advanced drying machines and equipment that we can utilize to remove excess moisture from the affected areas. The faster that we can reduce overall moisture and dampness levels with our high-powered air movers and dehumidifiers, the less likely secondary effects like mold growth can take hold in the affected areas of the property.

Flooding can occur from several sources surrounding or inside of your home, but our SERVPRO of South Colorado Springs have the expertise and training to handle it all. If you want to make it “Like it never even happened.” give us a call today at (719) 574-2789.

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