Flooding in Oshkosh isn’t unheard of; in fact, the floods of 2008 caused devastating damage across the city. The flooding on North Westfield Street, along Sawyer Creek, was especially bad. It’s estimated that residents of Winnebago County experienced property damage in millions, and 2,400 people applied for federal disaster assistance following the 2008 flood.
While floods like the one that happened in 2008 are relatively rare, your home can also experience water damage from faulty plumbing. Leaking pipes within your walls or under your home, can cause extensive water damage. A roof leak can also cause quite a bit of water damage during heavy rain. Finally, your home can also experience water damage in the wake of a fire; putting out a fire means your home will be completely drenched with water.
Whatever causes the water damage to your home, residential water damage cleanup in Oshkosh, WI, is a huge task. Not only does the water need to be removed, but your home also needs to be assessed for structural damage and mold growth. Water is a force of nature that will cause more problems than you can imagine. You’ll need a professional who can move quickly to get your home clean, safe and back to normal. The fact is, mold can begin to set in within hours, and getting the flooded area dried out as quickly as possible is essential.
Contact JG Home Improvements & Emergency Services for residential water damage cleanup in Oshkosh, WI.