Residents of Houston who experienced the floods last year know first-hand how important it is to protect valuables and your family’s most important records. Think passports, credit card numbers, bank records, mortgages or passwords to your financial accounts – these are of course the type of documentation that will be most important to you if water damage leaves you temporarily homeless.
The FDIC, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, has excellent advice on this issue. Anything stored in your home, even in a safe or safety deposit box, should be sealed in a watertight plastic bag. Consider additional precautions. The benefits of storing your records – or duplicates of your records – in a bank safety deposit box may outweigh the inconvenience.
If you do suffer from water damage at home, our team at ServiceMaster Advantage is geared up and ready to help. Call us 24/7. We’ve been right here, serving residents and the largest commercial facilities in Houston for decades. Even better, that’s not all; we’re not going anywhere. Water, floods, fire and mold are our full-time focus.
We’re locally owned with the resources of a billion-dollar corporation, ServiceMaster Clean, behind us. Our training and technology are second to none, allowing us to stay focused on our customers.
Homeowners may not know that the most common cause of water damage at home is accidents within the home, not external factors like weather or floods. Whatever the cause, if you experience water damage at home follow these important steps first:
At ServiceMaster Advantage, we’re proud to serve Houston and the metro area communities we’ve raised our kids in. We hope you’ll see our trucks all over Harris, Montgomery and Galveston Counties—but most of all, know we’re here for you.
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