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Water Damage Restoration in Roseville with Northwest ServiceMaster

January 22nd, 2016 · No Comments

Roseville, Minnesota is no stranger to the ravages of flooding. Whether from heavy, continual rains or subsequent rising water levels in tributaries or lakes, water has inundated basements and ground level floors and covered entire neighborhoods, parks, and streets. In both 2007 and 2011, Roseville residents experienced water and flooding damage that resulted in a need for flood disaster repair and restoration services. In one case, the city experienced a downpour of four and half inches in 24 hours. That same year, Central Park flooded and street intersections in that area had to be closed due to high water. Water damage restoration and disaster repair is our business at Northwest ServiceMaster. We have served Roseville residents for years with expert services such as water removal, debris pack out, drying, odor removal, and total restoration of structures and furnishings.

The City of Roseville is very safety conscious and has developed emergency systems to react to disasters. They have also provided suggestions to keep citizens safe in the case of rising waters or flooding. Here are some of their tips:

  • During periods of heavy rainfall, pay attention to radio news and weather updates on stream or flash flood warnings. Go to high ground in the event of a flash flood warning in your area. If a watch is declared, prepare to evacuate.
  • Know the difference between flood watches and warnings, and take immediate safety steps after warnings.
  • Build an emergency kit that includes fresh water, an emergency radio, extra batteries, and food supplies.
  • Know how to shut off the gas and electricity in your home.
  • Keep emergency service numbers nearby, both on the refrigerator and in your wallet or purse.
  • Don’t try to drive through a flooded area; find another route.
  • Stay away from downed power lines; call the local utility provider immediately if you see one.
  • Don’t wade in floodwater. It could be contaminated or strong currents could knock you down.

If flooding does strike your home or business in Roseville, take steps to ensure that you and your family are safe, contact emergency services and utilities, report the situation to your insurance company, and then call Northwest ServiceMaster for the best in water removal and flood damage restoration services at 651-644-3531.

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