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Monroe Residential Property Owners Need Faster Water Mitigation Services to Save Their Homes

5/5/2021 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO Can Help Monroe Residents Save Their Property from Water Damage

For many people, two things come into mind when the name West Monroe is mentioned—Coca-Cola and Delta airlines. West Monroe is a famous city in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, established on 31st March 1807 when the territory of Orleans was divided. It is located in the Ouachita River across the neighboring sister City-Monroe. The two sister cities were formed when Don Juan Filhiol was hired to create Fort Miro—a Spanish presence on the north of Ouachita River. In May 1819, Fort Miro became Monroe to honor the first steamboat to travel up the Ouachita to North of Louisiana and President James Monroe. West Monroe was initially laid out in 1837 but got its name in 1880 from the railroad workers who wanted to name a new city.

One facet about Monroe that makes it appealing for visitors is its deep colorful history. The small city played a huge role in World War II, where Monroe's Selman Field operated as the largest flight navigator school in the nation. It was also home to General Claire Chennault—founder of Flying Tigers that played an integral part in the war. That explains why the city is dotted with so many museums that mark the old city's history.

Biedenharn and Delta Airlines Contributions

Joseph Biedenharn—the first person to bottle Coca-Cola, built his home in West Monroe and was actively involved in the city's development until he died in 1952. His great old mansion was converted into a museum—the Biedenharn Museum and gardens. His daughter, Emy-Lou, also established the Emy-Lou Biedenharn foundation to support Louisiana's artistic and cultural life in 1971. Delta airlines started as an aerial crop dusting organization. It was initially formed in Monroe and was known as Huff Daland Dusters. In 1925, the company was changed to the modern, now known as Delta Airlines.

What to Do and See in Monroe

Whether you are a history enthusiast looking to expand your history knowledge or simply enjoy exploring different cities, Monroe has what you need. Places you can visit:

  • Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge
  • Flying Tiger Brewery
  • Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo
  • Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
  • Chennault Aviation and Military Museum
  • Warehouse No 1 Restaurant

What to Do To Mitigate Your Home after Water Damage in Monroe

If you live right in the heart of Monroe, you probably understand how essential water mitigation services can be. Acting quickly can be your first line of defending your property. You also need to hire the right people to save your home and avoid future problems like mold. SERVPRO professionals are experienced in biohazard decontamination and chemical spills. Our philosophy is to act promptly and save customer property and adhere to the cleaning and decontamination standards set by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). We live and work in this city, meaning we're closer to you than you think. We are locally owned and operated to provide faster water damage repair solutions.

SERVPRO Water Damage Repair Process

Our Restoration process involves thorough assessment and evaluation to determine the exact problem and how bad the situation is. The method may include using advanced equipment to remove water and hidden moisture quickly and effectively. We then use dehumidifiers to dry structures and contents, and finally, we clean affected areas using powerful cleaning and sanitizing agents. Here is a list with steps for a typical water damage emergency;

  • Damage inspection and assessment
  • Water removal
  • Drying
  • Cleaning and repair

Standing water can put your health and property at risk. Dial (318) 345-5121 to speak to our SERVPRO of Monroe / West Monroe response team.

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