3 Steps to Take When Dealing With Property Damage

You’re finishing a repair on a home when you discover a ruptured pipe. Suddenly water starts gushing everywhere. What do you do? As a service provider, there are three crucial steps you should take in the event of an emergency like this. First, prioritize the safety of yourself and the residents, then document the damage, and finally, call for a specialist to handle the situation. Let’s dive into the details of each of these steps. 

Prioritize safety for you and the residents 

Safety is the first priority to keep in mind. In case of a flood, mold, or any other immediate hazard, make sure everyone is evacuated and safe before you investigate the source of the problem or begin to remediate the damages.

Document the damage

As the service provider, it is imperative that you document the damage you witnessed so that the information can be properly relayed to insurance and any dispatchers. Make sure you document every detail of the situation so that the specialists can have an accurate understanding of what they are walking into.

Call For Professional Help

Talk about how if there is a situation that is an emergency, it is important to have a professional come out to help deal with water damage or mold, etc. Lastly, call in a professional who specializes in this specific field. If there is irreparable water damage, mold, or fire damage, it is important to contact professionals that can handle the situation in the best way possible.


As a service provider, it is important to know the steps to take in case of an emergency. Being in the field creates exposure to situations like this often, so having a network of professionals that you can contact is the best way to ensure you will always keep yourself and your clients safe. If you are interested in partnering with a professional restoration company contact Restoration Connection to get connected! Visit our website or call one of our team members for more information today!

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