Is there a small water leak in your home or business that seems more like a nuisance than a crisis? Big or small, any type of water leak can turn into a very serious matter that requires quick and efficient action. Water damage is a progressive issues: the longer that small water leak is allowed to drip, the worse it is going to get. Here are some of the issues you may face when you ley water have its way with your home or business:
Compromised Structural Integrity – Water can wrap and weaken wood and corrode metals. Most properties rely heavily on these two principal materials along with concrete. When water starts to damage your buildings structure you could be looking at costly reconstruction. A compromised structure can also lead to buckling floors and collapsing walls and ceilings.
Mold – Mold and mildew thrive on areas with excess moisture. When water intrusion occurs, mold can grow undetected indoors until it forms large colonies. These colonies will release mold spores into the air, causing skin and respiratory irritations as well as unpleasant odors.
Poor Air Quality – The air in your home or workplace can become musty when there are hidden pockets of water present. The poor air quality can add to your stress levels and make you more susceptible to illnesses.
Damaged Carpets – Water that is leaking under your floors can surface up, but can stay hidden if you have rugs or carpets covering your crawl areas. Water can weaken the backings of your carpets and rugs, making them more susceptible to wear and tear. It also creates the perfect breeding ground for germs, dust mites, and other contaminants.
Get friendly, high-quality assistance from Total Restoration’s certified staff. Our experts go through extensive water damage training and have years of experience under their belts. Armed with top-notch equipment and proven techniques we have the ability to deliver quick and efficient water damage cleanup and repair services!