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women on ledge with standing water

Tips for Standing Water in Otay Mesa/San Ysidro

A flood doesn’t end once the storm stops. We still have to deal with all that standing water. The floodwater can take up to 11 days to disappear. It’s not time to go fishing.

Be careful driving in Otay Mesa/San Ysidro.  Remember to “Go around. Don’t Drown!” The water may still be too deep for safe travel.

Pipe with a leak

Possible Causes for Water Damage in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

Causes & Categories of Water Damage in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro 

Causes can include:

  • Leaky dishwashers or washing machines
  • Clogged pipes
  • Leaking roofs
  • Broken toilet pipes
  • Heavy rain


Category 1- Clean Water

Category 2- Gray Water 

Category 3- Black Water 

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Commercial Flood Insurance in Otay Mesa/San Yisdro

Things to know in Otay Mesa/San Yisdro. Check to see if you might be required to have flood insurance.

  • Standard commercial insurance doesn’t pay for flood damage
  • Rates depend on:
    • whether you live in a flood plain
    • flood risk in your area
    • building’s age
    • building’s construction
cartoon house with life preserver around it

Flood Insurance 101

Water Damage & Insurance in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro.

Did you know that most property insurance does not cover flood damage?

Most insurance rates vary by company. While the rules for insurance varies by state, flood insurance is an exception.

Some homeowners’ policies will cover water damage if the damage comes from:

  • sewer or drain backup
  • sudden & accidental damage from plumbing, heating systems, or air conditioning 
standing water in living room

What To Do When Water Damage Strikes in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro

If your home or business in Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro has water damage, you can do some things before help arrives.

Make sure that the building or home is safe.

SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/ San Ysidro Wants You to Remember:

  • Waterlogged materials are very heavy
  • Wet surfaces are slippery
  • Make sure electrical power is off before you handle devices
  • Make sure you are standing on a dry area before you turn on the electric power
Basement full of contents that were wet

Here To Help.

Disasters can happen at any time, to any one and due to so many different sources.  We at SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro are Here To Help you when disaster strikes, 24/7, 365.