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Water Damage Signs & Risks

It doesn’t take much water to do a large amount of damage to a house. A small crack in a water can, a water faucet that isn’t shut off completely, or even a clogged drain, can overtime slowly cause water buildup. The buildup of water, if left untreated, can gradually destroy even the strongest of walls, floors, carpets and doors. It’s important to make sure you know the signs of water damage so that you can prevent your house from experiencing extensive damage.

Here at 911 Restoration, we are the water removal and water remediation experts. Our team of certified technicians is available 24/7 so the second you notice signs of water damage, give us a call. Our friendly staff will gladly assist you. If you begin to see signs of water damage throughout your house, you must address the situation right away. Even waiting another day can exponentially increase your choice of permanent damage as well as disease spread by the water.

Here at 911 Restoration, our list of services includes:

  • Water Damage Restoration and Clean Up
  • Water Damage Removal
  • Flood Damage Removal
  • Flooded Basement Fix and Cleanup
  • And Many More!

Signs of Water Damage

It’s important to make sure you know a few simple signs of water damage as it can prevent you from having extensive water damage occur in your home.

1.) Standing Water: Standing water is clearly the most obvious sign of water damage. After all, if you have enough water to create a kiddy pool in your living room, there is clearly a problem. This type of water damage is the most dangerous, as it is present and requires immediate remediation. If you have standing water from a broken pipe, flood or other water source, contact 911 Remediation as soon as possible as every minute the water sits, the chance of disease and damage continues to increase.

2.) Water Stains: Water stains are one of the most visible signs of water damage. Water stains more commonly occur around the source of water, especially in bathrooms and kitchens near sinks, refrigerators, dish wasters and toilets. If a small amount of water overtime is leaking from one of these areas, it will gradually accumulate in and around the surrounding area, such as the floor or cabinets. If you start to see wood floors buckling or notice discoloration of fabrics such as curtains or carpets, chances are you have a water leak and thus water damage occurring below the surface. Additionally, if you notice drywall around your ceiling is beginning to crumble, you could be experiencing water damage from within the roof, especially from ice or snow.

911 Restoration wants to remind you of these signs of water damage so that you can take all actions to prevent them from occurring. In the instance that you notice water damage, call the experts right away for water removal and remediation. See why thousands of customers throughout the area have trusted 911 Restoration as their water damage experts. Give us a call.

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