Glen Rock, New Jersey is a borough with a population of 11,601 according to the US 2010 Census. The most common employment occupations in 2013 were finance and insurance, professional, scientific, and technical services, manufacturing, retail trade, educational services, information, and arts, entertainment and recreation. A few famous individuals born in Glen Rock include Daniel Flaherty, Charlie Tahan, Bud Hedinger, and Barry Rubinow.
Residents of Glen Rock are not too worried about earthquakes as the closest one was 109 miles away in 1994; however, natural disasters are still known to occur in Bergen County. The average of natural disasters in Bergen County is 20 in recent years, which is higher than that of the United States average with is 12. Residents must be aware that waterproofing the sub-levels of their home and basements is one of the utmost important things to do, when the area has been hit by 7 floods, 3 hurricanes, and 4 heavy rains.
What is left after Natural Disasters?
Homeowners often begin trying to go through the water and save as many precious items as possible while having the water pumped from the lower levels of their home. Many times items cannot be saved or even repaired but once the water is out of the home and you clean the walls and floors, you may not know what is lurking in hidden areas of your home. Of course, we can see damage that is on the walls, floors and ceilings and begin cleaning. The problem is we cannot see the bacteria, mold, and other fungi that are in cracks, crevices, and behind walls of our homes where it is still damp and the best places for these types of unwanted guests love.
The exterior of the home can receive damage as the standing water can lead to foundation problems. The water according to the length of time it stays against the home can cause the earth around the home to erode which places undue pressure on the foundation leaving cracks where it allows mold to grow. It takes a professional company to be able to locate and remove all types of mold and other harmful debris from our homes after disasters that leave standing water in our homes. One such company in Glen Rock is Affordable Waterproofing.
Local Resources in Glen Rock
It is very important that you learn about the local ordinances and permits you need if your home needs repair along with all local information through their website.
In Glen Rock, it is important that you have a professional team that can determine the damage what items may be saved in your home, and if your home will need repairs or if there is mold growing in any part of your home. Affordable Waterproofing offers a 100% guarantee. The company is trusted throughout the area for providing the most care as well as experience to complete any and all projects in a timely manner.