Egg Harbor City, New Jersey is a small town in Atlantic County New Jersey with less than 1200 residents often recognized for the wineries. Even though the town is not on the coast, the residents still have to deal with all kinds of natural disasters that can cause damage to their homes especially flooding situations. Egg Harbor City has a much larger average of being hit by natural disasters at 21 than the entire United States average of 12. The City has had 14 presidential major disaster declared and 7 emergencies declared in recent years. The events include 7 storms, 6 floods, 4 snowstorms, 3 hurricanes, 2 blizzards, 2 heavy rains, 2 winter storms, to name a few. These types of disasters just remind us of the importance to waterproof our basements.
It is important if you live in Egg Harbor City to know what the weather is going to do in advance so you can move belongings from lower levels of your home such as basements, cellars, or sub-levels so you do not lose precious memories as well as expensive collectibles.
Dangers from Water Damage and Flooding
We all know if a hurricane hits, that we are in jeopardy of losing our entire homes and businesses; however, many people do not think about what they should after flood waters enters their home. They may use pumps to remove the water and debris but never even consider what may be lurking in our homes. There are all kinds of organisms that come into our homes as well as create a damp environment where these organisms such as mold, bacteria, and fungi love to live.
When our homes are hit by flood waters, we do not really take much time to wonder what to do as we are trying our best to salvage even just one photo or memory we can. The problem is that we are not professionals and there are all kinds of dangers in these flood waters and once the water resides the dangers are still present. If you do not know how to properly clean and check for issues, then you are allowing these organisms to grow in your home. Mold and fungi grow like wild fire in damp environments and can actually take over the sub levels of your home in a short amount of time. Affordable Waterproofing offers all the services you need to ensure the water is removed as well as all mold including black mold is eradicated. Not only are these professionals experienced at removing water and removing bacteria and other uninvited guests but try to save as many personal items as possible. The employees are local and understand what this damage does to you emotionally and financing.
Local Resources for Egg Harbor City
In the case that you need help with restoring your home or business it would be in your best interest to check with the city’s website and contact the Planning, Zoning, and Building Departments to ensure you obtain the right permits before any work is done. The city also publishes a list of Hotlines and Emergency Numbers for their residents so they can print the information and keep it handy.
Of course we cannot stop natural disasters from occurring, but having a list of emergency numbers as well as a list of trustworthy and reliable companies when you need them will certainly make an emergency situation better. We at Affordable Waterproofing want to ease your burden by guaranteeing our work with a lifetime warranty for our services. We want to rid your home of water damage and all the dangers that could be endangering the health of your family especially those with allergies or respiratory issues.