SERVPRO of Helotes and Leon Springs is Faster to Any Size Flood Disaster
When the flood waters rise...so do we.
Before the Flood:
Tips from FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) for Preparing Your Home or Business for a Flood.
- Turn off utilities at the main switches or valves if instructed to do so.
- Disconnect electrical appliances.
- Do not touch electrical equipment if you are wet or standing in water.
- Do not walk through moving water. Even six inches of moving water can make you fall.
During the Flood:
- Listen for news reports to learn if the community’s water supply is safe to drink.
- Avoid flood waters. Water may be contaminated by oil, gasoline or raw sewage. Water may also be electrically charged.
- Stay out of any building if it is surrounded by floodwaters.
- Return home only when authorities indicate it is safe.
After the Flood:
Flooding is still possible. Listen to weather radio, commercial radio, or TV for information.
Know the terms:
Flash flooding is possible. Be prepared to move to higher ground; listen to weather radio, commercial radio, or TV for information.
Flash Flood Watch:
Flooding is occurring or will occur soon; if advised to evacuate, do so immediately.
A flash flood is occurring; seek higher ground on foot immediately.