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Back to Basics: A Beginner’s Guide to Water Damage

9/3/2021 (Permalink)

When you’re in an industry like ours, talk of water damage is commonplace around the office, but to anyone else, it can seem like total gibberish. So today we’re taking things back to basics with a beginner’s guide to water damage.

First things first, what IS water damage? Well, it’s exactly what it sounds like; damage caused by water. The most common examples of it are flooded basements and burst pipes, but water damage can come in many different shapes and sizes.

When does water damage occur? It can happen any time but are especially common in colder months and after instances of heavy rain.

When should water damages be repaired? The sooner the better! It may make us sound self-serving, but as experts in water damage, we can tell you that the longer water damage is left untreated, the more damage it can cause. Water damage left untreated has the potential to cause mold, which isn’t healthy.

For tips on how to tell if your home might be experiencing hidden water damage check out this blog post, and for more advice on how to deal with water damage, or to schedule a free estimate with one of our experts, give us a call!

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