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Water Damage In Your Home

7/8/2019 (Permalink)

One of our crew members cleaning up water damage in a home

What is Water Damage? 

Water damage is when a water source has ruined walls, furniture and other areas in your home. There are several causes to water damage. Read more to find out the causes, how to identify it, as well as how you can solve water damage in your home. 

Causes of Water Damage

Water damage can occur in several places in your home. From your ceiling to your bathroom. Here are some causes of water damage: 

  1. Leaking/bursting pipes
  2. Sewer water back up 
  3. Natural disasters (hurricanes, floods, tsunamis, thunderstorms, rain) 
  4. Malfunctioning house appliances

How To Identify Water Damage

Usually you can see water damage through patches of moisture in the walls or a pipe leaking. The best thing to do is to check your walls, floors pipes, basement and attic. These places are the most common for water damage to occur. Water damage can be seen by the moisture and stains that result over time. In floors, water damage can visibly be spotted. As for basements, there's usually flooding. And for attics, there's usually leaking through the roof. 

How To Solve Water Damage In Your Home

Solving your water damage problems is much easier than you think. Not only does SERVPRO of Westminster do water damage clean up, we also do fire, mold and storm clean up. Simply call SERVPRO of Westminster for an inspection today! SERVPRO OF WESTMINSTER Team is Ready to Respond – 24/7. Please feel free to contact us at (714)248-9261 if you experience water damage to your residential or commercial property. 

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