image001Saddle River, New Jersey is actually a borough that is in Bergen County with a population in 2010 of only 3,152 providing a small town feel. Even though the town is not home along the coastline, the residents still have to deal with all kinds of natural disasters that can cause damage to their homes especially flooding situations. Bergen County has a much larger average of being hit by natural disasters at 20 than the entire United States average of 12. The county has had 12 presidential major disaster declared and 8 emergencies declared in recent years. The events include 7 storms, 6 floods, 2 snowstorms, 3 hurricanes, 2 blizzards,  4 heavy rains, and 1 winter storms to name a few. These types of disasters just remind us of the importance that we need to waterproof our basements.

It is important if you live in Saddle River 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, or sub-levels so you do not lose precious memories as well as expensive collectibles.

Dangers from Flooding

When our homes are hit by floodwaters, we do not take much time to think about what to do as we are trying our best to grab as many personal items as possible before evacuating your home.  The problem is that we are not professionals, there are all kinds of dangers in these floodwaters, and once the water resides the harm is still present. Mold and fungi grow like wild fire in damp environments and can actually take over the lower levels of your home in a short amount of time. Affordable Waterproofing offers all the services you need to ensure the water is removed in a timely manner as well as ensuring all mold including black mold is eradicated. Not only are the professionals experienced at removing water 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 Saddle River

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 Emergency Management to ensure you understand the procedures to help you with any type of emergency situation. The city also includes evacuation procedures.

Everyone understand that we cannot stop natural disasters from occurring, but having a list of emergency numbers as well as a list of reliable and professional companies when you need them will certainly make an emergency situation better. We at Affordable Waterproofing want to make your life easier by guaranteeing our work with a lifetime warranty for our services. We want to rid your home of any water damage and all the dangers that could be hampering the health of your family members especially those with allergies or respiratory issues such as asthma.