Storm Damage Clean Up
North Jersey Storm Damage Restoration
Whether it be rain, snow, sleet, or hail, the elements seem to constantly be in a battle with your property. No matter how much effort you put into making sure everything is sealed up, there is the potential for a northern New Jersey storm to cause severe damage to your property. Extreme weather damage demands an immediate response and efficient cleanup process. Jigsaw PMR is committed to fixing any storm damage and returning your property to its pre-damaged state.
Conducting a Storm Damage Inspection
Immediately following a serious storm, it is essential that you document each and every detail about the event. From taking pictures of damaged shingles and leaky ceilings to writing down the date and time of the storm itself. These necessary details help provide all the information when communicating with insurance. Additionally, scheduling a free inspection from Jigsaw PMR ensures you understand the full impact of what damage the storm may have caused. Missing hard-to-see signs of damage can result in your claim being filed for much less than what the true damage may be. Based on the inspection findings, a report will be generated that will summarize the impact of the storm. This document helps guide your decision on whether or not to file a claim, and our team is there to answer any questions you may have about the process.
How to Handle Insurance Companies
Immediately following a serious storm with visible damage, your first reaction may be to call the insurance company. While this makes logical sense, it is important to know what you are getting into first! Insurance companies are designed to fix and repair the situation in the fastest possible manner with as little expense as possible. Regardless of how severe the damage may be, it is essential that you review your insurance policy coverage to understand what your plan details allow. Jigsaw PMR has years of experience negotiating and working with insurance companies to make sure you get a fair payout for your coverage.
From Basement Flooding To A Leak In The Cieling, Give Us a Call 24/7
Why You Need Storm Damage Restoration
Wind damage often creates an opportunity for excess moisture to enter into the home and cause secondary issues. Water build-up and pooling commonly leads to mold growth that can quickly penetrate a home. If left alone, mold can contribute to significant health issues and risks for all individuals within the property. The moment a storm subsides and you see visible damage, give Jigsaw PMR a call for a free quote on exactly what you should expect for your unique situation.
Our Approach To Fixing Water Damage
Broken, Burst, & Frozen Pipes
Winter can be the most devastating time of the year for water damage. When temperatures drop well below freezing, pipes will often freeze and expand until they burst. Homes that are left empty with no regulating of heat or poorly insulated walls can be a common culprit of frozen water pipes and frozen water lines in the winter time. A broken pipe or pipe burst in your attic can cause gallons of water to come rushing down into your living rooms, bedrooms, kitchens, and bathrooms. A broken or frozen pipe burst in your flood damaged NJ home, contact us right away, and we will get your water damage repaired immediately.
North Jersey's #1 Water Damage Restoration Team
New Jersey Mold Removal
Anywhere you have dampness and a lack of ventilation, mold is sure to follow. Mold in your home or business is not just unsightly, it can be harmful to those living or working in the space.
Contact Us Today for Your Water Damage Cleanup
We are a New Jersey based Water Damage Company that provides services to residential and commercial water damage victims. If you are suffering from an emergency water damage incident, don’t hesitate to call right away so we can start the water damage repairs as soon as possible. We also work with all New Jersey insurance companies to ensure that you are properly compensated and that everything goes smoothly.
Water Damage From Clean Water
Shut off the source of water if possible, or contact a qualified party to stop the water source. Turn off circuit breakers for wet areas of the building when access to the power distribution panel is safe from electrical shock. Remove as much excess water as possible by mopping and blotting. Wipe excess water from wood furniture after removing lamps and tabletop items. Remove and prop up wet upholstery cushions for even drying. Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpeting. Remove to a safe dry place any paintings, art objects, computers, documents, and other materials that are valuable or sensitive to moisture. Use wooden clothespins to keep furniture skirting off damp floors. Hang draperies with coated hangers to avoid contact with wet carpeting or floors Hang furs and leather goods to dry separately at room temperature.
Enter rooms with standing water where electrical shock hazards may exist. Enter affected areas if electrical outlets, switches, circuit breakers, or electrical equipment are exposed to water. Always avoid electrical shock hazards. Leave books, newspapers, magazines, or other colored items on wet carpets or floors to cause staining. Use your household vacuum cleaner to remove water, possibly causing electrical shock or damage to the vacuum cleaner. Use TVs or other appliances while standing on wet carpets or floors, especially not on wet concrete floors. Turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet or enter rooms where ceilings are sagging from retained water.
Water Damage From Contaminated Water
Avoid all contact with sewage and items contaminated by sewage. Wash your hands thoroughly after contact with contaminated items.
Spread contaminated water by walking unnecessarily on damaged or wet areas. Turn on the HVAC system if there is a possibility of spreading contaminated air. Use household fans to dry the structure and spread contaminants. Use products for personal hygiene and cleanliness if exposed to the contaminated areas.
Note: If exposed to harmful waste, OSHA recommends a post-exposure medical evaluation. Consult your local health department or physician.
Why Choose Us
Jigsaw Property Management and Restoration is Northern New Jersey’s Top group of restoration professionals. Give us a call for a free estimate today!