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Protecting Syracuse's Art and Culture from Flood Damage

1/25/2021 (Permalink)

flood damaged home and furniture. When a storm comes through and floods follow, you need the help of professionals. Call SERVPRO and their trained technicians.

Rising waters can destroy unique artwork and exhibits when mitigation does not begin quickly.

As a college town, Syracuse has a lot to offer for people of all ages. It is the fifth most populated city in New York, making it a popular destination for travelers who might not enjoy New York City's never-ending bustle. Arts and culture are considerable offerings for the city, primarily because of its thousands of students brought into the city every year in a constant cycle. The municipality continues to grow and evolve with these generations and trends. With the culture and heritage of many backgrounds represented in both the local communities and near the university, it is only fitting that so many museums in galleries thrive in the city.

Museums and Galleries Running in Syracuse 

  • Everson Museum of Art – This is one of Syracuse's art structures featuring many of the prominent creations dating back to the 18th century. The Everson has one of the most extensive pottery collections in the country and collections of paintings, photography, video, sculptures, and drawings by American artists.
  •  Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology – In total, the structure features 35,000 square feet of exhibits, including the only domed IMAX theater in the state of New York. There are permanent installations to the facility, including a Life Science division, an Innovation Station, and a Science Playhouse.
  • The Warehouse Gallery – This gallery exists within The Warehouse facility on West Fayette Street. It is considered part of the Coalition of Museums and Art Centers in the city and features many accomplished artists' works in different media. The premise of this gallery is to promote an understanding of the role that the arts can play and navigating turbulent or critical issues happening in the world around us. 
  • Erie Canal Museum – This is one of the only museums dedicated to preserving the history and stories surrounding the Erie Canal and how it has influenced Syracuse.Multiple exhibits and artifacts can help to put visitors in influential segments of history involving this critical waterway.

Protecting Your Home After Rapidly Developing Flood Conditions 

Flood damage in Syracuse properties occurs on multiple occasions throughout each year. With so many creeks and streams that intertwine through the city's neighborhoods and its surrounding areas, the community has seen multiple devastating natural disasters. How quickly restorers can begin mitigation efforts dictates the ultimate damage that your home or business experiences after a flood.

Before cleanup and decontamination can begin where bacterial threats might exist from invading water, extraction must occur. Several water removal tools can quickly manage standing water and even remove debris and solids circulating in the pool. Trash pumps and truck-mount extractors can have the most direct impact on quickly removing surface water concerns.

With how rapidly flooding can occur, our SERVPRO of East Onondaga County team stays diligently prepared to help. We have technicians available 24/7 at (315) 446-8776.

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