Teaneck, New Jersey is actually a township that is in Bergen County with a population in 2010 of only 39,776 and is actually a suburb in the New York City metropolitan area. Even though Teaneck is not near the coastline that does not mean that it is free of flooding or other natural disasters that might hit the township. Since Teaneck is in Bergen County you still have to look at the disasters that might hit Teaneck since Bergen County has had 20 disasters while the average of the United States has only had 12. The county has had 12 presidential major disaster declared and eight emergencies declared in recent years. The events include seven storms, six floods, two snowstorms, three hurricanes, two blizzards, four heavy rains, and one winter storms to name a few. All of this, reminds us of the importance that we need to waterproof our basements.

It is important if you live in Teaneck to know what the weather might be planning to do in advance so if you know heavy rains are headed your way you can move belongings from lower levels of your home such as basements, so you do not lose those items.

Dangers from Flooding

When our homes are harmed by floodwaters, we do not take much time to think to much about what the house it going to need after the flood as we are really just trying to get our hands on everything we can before the water takes over the home. The problem here is that we are not professionals, there are dangers in these floodwaters and once the water resides the harm is still present. Mold and bacterium grows like a 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 along with ensuring all mold including black mold is eradicated. Not only are the professionals experienced at removing water and other uninvited guests but also do their best to save as many personal items as possible.

Local Resources for Teaneck

In case, 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 in the county to ensure you understand the procedures to help you with any type of emergency situation.

Everyone understands that we cannot stop natural disasters from occurring, but having a list of emergency numbers as well as a list of professional companies when you need help 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 your home free of any water damage and all the dangers that could be causing issues of the health of your family members especially those with allergies or respiratory issues such as asthma.