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What to do when you’re faced with a flooded property and need flood restoration

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In recent years, the UK has been hit with a number of devastating storms which have caused unprecedented water damage to homes across the country, especially in the north. According to the BBC, the overall cost of excessive flooding caused by Storm Desmond and Eva has been estimated to top £1.5 billion, an expense that many residents of the UK have been having to bear on heavy shoulders.

Facing a flooded house can be an incredibly traumatic experience and it’s often difficult to know where to start when it comes to flood restoration. It’s crucial to assess the true extent of the damage as early as possible in order to detect and limit any water damage before it gets worse. In some cases, it might be unsafe to enter the property and, if possible, you should seek out the advice of a Chartered Surveyor prior to returning home.

How can Stephen Hodge Associates help with flood restoration?

At Stephen Hodge Associates we have 30 years of experience dealing with water damage and flood restoration. Over this time, we’ve not only gained experience in analysing the key signs associated with water damage, we’ve also been able to provide advice and acquire access to a number of reliable tenders, contractors, insurers and project managers to ensure the flood restoration process runs as smoothly as possible.

The trauma associated with water damage often spurs those effected into making sure it doesn’t happen again. In the grand scheme of things, it’s close to impossible for you to change the weather that causes flooding, but there is a lot you can do to prevent a flooded house. Our flood risk assessment consultants are not only experts in analysing the issues caused by flooding, they’re also experienced in advising on flood protection measures to prevent the problem happening again.

If your house has been flooded and you require flood restoration, get in contact with Stephen Hodge Associates. We’ll be pleased to advise you on the best course of action and can help you get back on your feet.


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