Water Damage Restoration Services
Water damage is among the most dreaded problems as it can result in severe complications. Residential water damage also comes with many unforeseen effects that can be very costly. Water can get into a home in many ways and result in different kinds of damage.
Hazards of Residential Water Damage
Fast action is an essential aspect of water damage restoration. Within a few minutes water can spread to other areas of your home and spread bacterial odor or destroy your wooden interior in a couple of hours. Within days the effects can be irreparable, resulting in costly repairs and severe complications not to mention disruption of normal activities.
Excess water in your home can lead to electrical hazards, cause expensive damage to the structure of your home and furnishings, and even result in the growth of mold and mildew. If water reaches your valuable items, the result can be devastating loss and damage to upholstery, wooden furniture, plumbing equipment, electronics and other household appliances. The side effects of water damage can also be harmful to your health. Mold and mildew can cause allergic reactions and even lead to respiratory complications such as asthma.
Causes of Water Damage
Severe weather conditions in Wisconsin such as hurricanes, heavy rain and floods can lead to flood damage. However, one of the most common causes of water damage is poor plumbing. It’s important to ensure all your water installments are properly fixed. Other common causes are home appliances such as leaky roofs, foundation cracks, broken dishwasher hoses, broken pipes and clogged toilets.
Severity and Classes of Damage
An essential step in determining the measures to be taken to start water damage repair is to assess the severity of the damage. Three main categories are assigned to the extent of damage. Water damage is also categorized into several classes from the least to the most harmful. The class of damage informs the type of water damage repair services you need.
Hire a Professional Water Damage Repair Company
Flood damage repairs are critical but may be too much to handle on your own. It’s crucial to use the right procedures and materials to save cherished belongings and prevent permanent home damage. Professional home repair companies like Gibbs Home Improvements specialize in mitigating the effects of water. Our technicians are experienced and knowledgeable about in-home water damage, and we will restore your home quickly and efficiently at a price you can afford.