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Common Causes of Water Damage

4/26/2021 (Permalink)

Common causes of water damage

A homeowner needs to know the risks of flooding and take measures to avoid it in anyway possible. This is because flooding can be significantly damaging to your home. When flooding occurs a homeowner should be prepared to take quick action to reduce the long-term damage that the flooding causes.

Causes of Water Damage

Water Damage comes from several different sources. Hurricanes and other storms can also cause flooding and an increase in the overall water level. Homeowners can have water pipes freeze and break and cause flooding. General rain can also cause your home to flood.  

Problems Associated with Water Damage

Water can be incredibly damaging to your home. Floodwater can damage your personal possessions, lead to the growth of mold colonies which can damage your home's value as well as cause health effects, and lead to electrical fires. It is essential for homeowner to resolve water damage as quickly as possible and to take steps to prevent it from occurring in the first place whenever possible

How to Handle Water Damage

When flooding occurs in your home it is essential to address it as soon as possible. To what extent you can, mop up the moisture from the flooding and remove it as quickly as you can. Then look to hire a consultant that provides flood remediation services like SERVPRO of Anson, Stanly, & Richmond Counties. We will inspect your home and suggest services to help remediate the flooding that is there. They will dry out your home, apply mold inhibitors which prevent the spread of mold colonies, and provide recommendations for other services that can help your home recover from flooding quickly and thoroughly.

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