Burst and Leaking Pipes
Water damage from a burst pipe often happens unexpectedly, leaving homeowners and businesses unprepared for cleaning up the mess. Burst pipes is one the main causes of water damage and it can lead to extensive issues including collapsed ceilings, damaged floors, mould issues and such, all of which can be very expensive to repair so it is very important to know how to deal when this situation occurs. When dealing with a severe water damage due to burst pipes or pipe leaks immediate action is very crucial, a delay in a few hours can greatly increase the severity of the damage. Act fast and make sure to call the experts “the less damage is caused, the easier the restoration process”.
It is important to know how to deal when coming across a burst pipe, so that you can act appropriately and minimize any further damage. A burst pipe and the water damage it causes is a disaster when it strikes your home and business. No matter how it strikes, it’s critical to fix the water damage fast. Another thing to keep in mind is the amount of time in which porous materials in your home have been exposed to water saturation. The more time that passes without treatment, the more likely those materials will continue to deteriorate – the efficiency and quality may not be salvageable especially with carpet backing, insulation and adhesives.
As a rule of thumb, if you see that water has seeped into the sub flooring or the drywall, the safest way would be to contact a professional restoration company and with that being said WATER DAMAGE NETWORK can help you remove or restore items that would otherwise develop mould.