City of Rogers Ready for Flooding
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) estimates one inch of floodwater can cause $26,807 in damages. Rogers home and business owners can take steps to protect their family and property from the effects of flood water. SERVPRO of East Benton & Carroll Counties wants to increase your awareness and preparedness.
Flooding can cause damages to your Rogers property that may affect your health and safety. Have SERVPRO of East Benton & Carroll Counties assess the flood damaged materials in your home. Carpet and carpet pad affected by flood water should be removed and disposed of properly. Flood water that affects base and door molding should be removed. Drywall that is bulging or swelling indicates damage and should be removed. Wet drywall and insulation should be removed well above the high-water mark. Wooden doors should be removed, laid flat, and completely dried. All knobs and door hardware should be removed, cleaned, and disinfected.
Packing basic supplies for each person and pet is the first step in preparing for a flood. These supplies can include 3-day supply of food, 1 gallon of water per day for each person and pet, and a manual can opener. First-aid and hygiene supplies to pack include medications, sanitizer wipes, bleach (to purify water), toilet paper, toothpaste, toothbrush, and face masks. Packing a battery-powered radio with extra batteries, cell phone with car charger, and a whistle will help with communication.
SERVPRO of East Benton & Carroll Counties should be your first choice for any residential or commercial water restoration. Our team of professionals is trained to assess the damage, identify potential threats, respond quickly to extract the water and restore your property to preloss condition. SERVPRO of East Benton & Carroll Counties is available 24/7 by calling 479-419-5544.