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Can Cleanup Address Flood Damage in Mattituck Homes Effectively?

4/30/2021 (Permalink)

a flooded living room with items floating everywhere Does flooding have your property under inches of water? Have no fear, team SERVPRO can certainly help. Call right away for best results.

SERVPRO Uses Advanced Equipment and Cleaning Agents during Water Clean Up In Mattituck

When you glance at a map of Mattituck, the most outstanding feature is the Mattituck inlet, a major waterway that almost splits the hamlet in half and connects to the Long Island Sound. The water body is a combination of different waterways and creeks. It was dredged and usually serves people taking boat rides for pleasure. There are several other water bodies in Mattituck, including James Creek and Horton Creek, so the risk of flood damage to homes in the area is heightened.

The Heart of Wine Country

Mattituck is located in the heart of over 30 vineyards which form part of the Long Island wine region. The most notable ones include:

  • Macari vineyards
  • Rosehill vineyards and Inn 
  • Harbes family farm
  • Laurel lake vineyards

At the vineyards, people have the chance to sample various local wines and tasty foods. Spending time at a vineyard also provides a great environment for relaxation. 

Mattituck also hosts an annual strawberry festival on Father’s Day weekend. The event that runs for four days is billed as the Granddaddy of all berry festivals and draws people mostly from the surrounding rural farmlands. It features various entertaining activities, including games, rides, and performances. A queen of the Strawberry Fair is also crowned.

Historical Significance 

Mattituck was part of the land owned by Corchaug Indians, then sold to a governor of New Haven at the time, Theophilus Eaton. English colonists settled in the area in 1662 and pursued agriculture and trade development. During the revolutionary wars, it was occupied by British troops. A visit to some of the museums in the area illuminates the history of the area better.

  • Hallockville Museum Farm

The farm was created to preserve the farming history of the North Fork of Long Island. The main feature is the Hallock homestead built by Ruben Brown in 1775. The facility holds several animals and antique farm equipment.

  • Mattituck Historical Society

The facility located at 18200 Main Road was established in the late 1960s to educate the community about the diverse history and heritage of the area. It maintains several museum complexes and archives offering programs of interest and exhibits to people of all ages. 

What Makes Cleanup by SERVPRO after Flood Damage in Mattituck Better?

Flooding can leave your home looking like a dumpsite because of the soiling on surfaces and debris from damaged walls or ceiling materials. In addition to the visible issues, there is deep contamination. 

When addressing flood damage cases in Mattituck, SERVPRO deploys all the resources needed to clean up the property restoring it to its preloss state. Our technicians have a deeper understanding of chemical agents and use different types to ensure proper control of contaminants. For instance, when applying antimicrobial products, we consider whether they are disinfectants, sterilizers, or sanitizers. Sanitizers reduce microorganisms while disinfectants destroy up to 99% of the organisms they contact.

The results from a water cleanup exercise may also differ depending on the equipment used. Our SERVPRO technicians use powerful equipment such as rotating brushes or power washers to remove all soils from surfaces, thus making them ideal for: 

  • Cleaning Up after a sewer backup
  • Sewage cleanup
  • Flood restoration

SERVPRO of The North Fork can clean up any property after flood damage. Call us at (631) 591-3771.

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