When The Damage Occurs
Water damage can be a tremendously difficult problem for a homeowner or business owner. Flooding and water discharge can occur suddenly without warning and the property owner is then required to move quickly to stop the source of the water leak and mitigate the water damage. If water is allowed to remain in a structure, there is a serious risk of mold spores beginning to grow and causing further much more serious damage to the property. If mold is allowed to grow in a structure, the costs to repair the structure are increased significantly. The value of the property could also be negatively affected because of mold contamination as well. Finally, any time mold is allowed to grow in a property, a potential health risk is created as many people are allergic to mold.
Call In The Plumber
If the source of the water leak is determined to be from a plumbing-related issue, the first step is to immediately call a plumber. The plumber will be able to stop the leaking water and repair the piping. Following this, if the amount of water leakage has been significant, a qualified water restoration company might be required. Regardless, the property owner should be very proactive and quickly call in professionals if they want to minimize the seriousness of the water damage problem
Purpose Of A Water Damage Restoration Company
As discussed earlier in this article, water should not be allowed to sit in a property for any length of time. Sitting water can lead to mold growth and turn a somewhat minor repair into a major disaster. The purpose of the water damage restoration company is to dry the water from the property and its contents and restore the property and contents to pre-flood condition. The flood restoration technician utilizes a variety of specialized equipment such as powerful fans, dehumidifiers, and carpet cleaning equipment to remove the water from and clean walls, carpets, furniture, and other real estate.
Source by Shannon Scott Hearne