Flood Damage from Storms in Morris Plains
Fast Response to Flooding in Morris Plains Mitigates Damage
Morris Plains is a borough within Morris County and next door to Morristown. Both communities are considered bedroom communities for residents traveling to New York City for work. Commuters can travel to New York Penn Station and Hoboken Terminal. Settlers came to the area in 1715, Morris County was created in 1739, Morristown was incorporated in 1865, and Morris Plains was incorporated as a borough in 1926.
Engaging things to Do in Morris Plains and the Surrounding Area
There are many attractions in the general area for locals and tourists to enjoy. Some of the more popular attractions include:
- The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
- Morristown National Historical Park
- Ford Mansion and Museum
- Jockey Hollow
- Morris Museum
- Loantaka Brook Reservation
- Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
- Wightman’s Farm
- Historic Speedwell
- Lewis Morris Park
The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
The Frelinghuysen Arboretum covers 127 acres and at the center is a colonial revival mansion. Visitors can download a walking tour guide to their smartphones to take them on a tour of the property and explain the various plants, flowers, shade trees, and gardens. There are nature trails with trees and shrubs labeled for your information.
Morristown National Historical Park
There are 27 miles of trails in the park for visitors to enjoy. Bicycles are prohibited due to the damage they cause to the paths. Trails include:
- Yellow trail – 2.25 miles
- White Trail / Grand Loop – 6.5 miles
- Blue trail – 3 miles (Provides a great view from the peak of Mt Kemble)
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
The 213-acre farm takes you back to life in the late 1800s. Costumed docents complete farm chores using original methods and answer questions. They also provide information about raising animals, growing gardens, and performing repairs. Paul Revere’s grandson built the Willows, a Gothic revival style mansion. The mansion is open for tours and also on the first floor of the farmhouse. The farmhouse dates back to the 1918-1927 period. There is also a visitor’s center providing orientation information and guides for touring the property.
SERVPRO Provides Fast Response to Flood Damage Events
During a storm, rain can enter your home or business through broken windows and compromised roofs. Floodwaters can also surge suddenly, inundating a building in seconds. These waters carry a variety of microbes and contaminants that are chemical and biological in origin.
SERVPRO’s experience with flood damage to homes in Morris Plains confirms that a rapid response is always the best approach. Cleaning, sanitizing, decontamination, and drying, are at the top of our priority list to minimize the damage and avoid potential health issues to their clients.
Floodwaters from storms may carry:
- Diesel fuel
- Lawn treatment products
- And more
- Biological Waste Material
- And more
Contact SERVPRO of East Central Morris County for flood damage services in Morris Plains and surrounding areas. We can help 24/7. Call (973) 887-9100.