Real Estate Talk: Tips on Resolving Water Damage Through Water Damage Restoration
Water damage arises from a broken pool pump to failed drainage systems. Life will not exist without it, but water could be a big problem if it causes serious damages to properties. Water can seep into the most vulnerable areas of our home, causing too much problem. Serious disputes may also arise if water seeps and reach a neighbor’s property, causing damages.
Be careful in investing in a real estate, where there’s a high possibility of the presence of water damage, especially in very old properties or properties that long never been lived. So it is a good idea consulting your realtor to know the extent and details of water damage, to guide you hire the best water damage restoration company for any of your existing and future real estate investment. Valuable objects may become permanently damaged because seeping water can be progressive and pervasive, if emergency response is delayed more than 48 hours. Plumbing failure causes water damage, but there are immediate steps you can do to reduce the amount of long-term damage when moisture seeps anything valuable to you.
For detecting flood damage, close the water main and shut off all water source to stop the flooding and shut down electrical breaker before removing electrical devices from wet submerged areas. In order to prevent staining, you may put some aluminum foil or plastic under your furniture’s feet which are in contact with water or wet carpet. Raise draperies or curtains away from water or wet carpet, and tack up and lift any skirts of your upholstered furniture. It is important to also remove shoes, fabrics, potted plants, books, papers or other items that can stain wet carpet. Never vacuum because it can result to electrical shock, damaging your equipment as well. Avoid placing newspaper in traffic areas because it can transfer ink easily to wet carpet fibers, so avoid using it to prevent permanent staining. Do not walk on carpet otherwise necessary to prevent damage from spreading to unaffected areas. Do not delay water damage restoration services, because shopping vacuums or carpet drying equipment can’t prevent water from climbing on the walls, beneath baseboard, and molding into still plates.
In water damage, if internal humidity is not controlled, those objects that are undamaged from flood can also be damaged by absorbing moisture from the air. We are a water damage restoration company with highly knowledgeable and highly trained restoration technicians, utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and technology to dry an entire structure as fast as possible. If you and your realtor decide to avail of water damage restoration services, feel free to contact us for more information.