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Top Causes of Water Damage

4/5/2021 (Permalink)

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Water damage can substantially affect buildings wherein water creeps into the areas of a property discoloring walls and adding moisture. This moisture can lead to the formation of mold causing excessive damage. Without water damage repair and restoration, all this can weaken the structure of the building. Below are some common causes that can cause water damage in the property:

Plumbing Issues: Plumbing issues are quite common in every property; therefore, it is essential to inspect the plumbing systems once a year to fix hoses, pipe joints and drain pipes.

Severe Weather/Natural Di: Natural disasters such as thunderstorms, hurricanes and snowstorms can cause excessive damage to your property. Strong winds and heavy downpour can damage your roof letting rainwater enter your home.  

Clogged Drains:  Clogged drains are quite common in the residential and corporate areas. Bathroom or sink drains can get clogged with dirt, hair or other substances. This can case pipe damage as well as structural damage. If left untreated, this can damage to other places in the home.  

Structural Damage: Moisture creeping in the walls of your home can cause mold formation and rotting.

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