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Being proactive can help prevent flooding in your home

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We saw a tremendous amount of rain in the Magic City Thursday, causing water damage to homes in our area.

KULR-8 spoke with Andy Pirami, owner of Billings Carpet Cleaning and Water Damage Restoration. Perami said his business has responded to five homes that have received water damage due to the rainfall these past few days.

He said the most common area he sees being flooded are typically basements. He also said one of the main problems he sees every year is water intrusion that most people disregard.

Perami explained how being proactive can help your costs in the future.

"Be proactive now instead of reactive later," Perami said. "One of the things that helps is if you get the sand bags out. If you have a home that's potentially had problems in the past, get sand bags out and ready to go instead of when you have to have it done within 30 minutes. Be proactive. The little ounce of prevention ahead of time, can save your home."

If you have any questions regarding flooding to your home or wonder if your home has had any water intrusions, you can call the Water Damage Restoration at 406-259-3333 or visit their website at billingswaterdamage.com.
 

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