AdvantaClean of Michiana

Environmental contractor for home and business owners in Valparaiso & surrounding areas.

AdvantaClean of Michiana

219-246-2270

AdvantaClean of Michiana

AdvantaClean of Michiana
219-246-2270
Environmental contractor for home and business owners in Valparaiso & surrounding areas.

What is Water Damage and What are its Risks?

What is Water Damage and What are its Risks?
Posted : Sep 29, 2016
Author : AdvantaClean of Michiana
Tags : Water Damage

Water damage can affect any home or business in a surprising number of ways. Flooding, storm damage, and water damage from either broken pipes or excess moisture can all cause issues in their own way and their own time. Understanding the risks of water damage can better prepare you for the potential consequences, as well as help you avoid future water damage issues before they become a problem.

Identifying the source of the water damage is essential to mitigating both the short and long-term effects of water damage. Water entering from a gap in roofing or a broken window is different from water that has infiltrated into a basement or out of a pipe. There are substantial risks to interior walls, structural elements, carpeting, furnishings, and other parts of the home, especially if the water infiltration is not found and stopped immediately. Depending on the severity of the water damage, furnishings and interior surfaces may need complete replacement.

A longer-term and less visible water damage risk comes from highly damp conditions over a longer term, allowing for the growth and spread of mold. In addition to the spores and mycotoxins given off by mold as it grows, mold can over time infiltrate and damage any cellulose-bearing materials, including sheetrock and wood.  Identification of these longer-term water damage issues is generally more difficult and often requires a specially trained technician to ameliorate or remediate such water damage.

For help with water damage or anything else that is negatively affecting your interior air quality, give us a call today at AdvantaClean of Michiana.

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