Drip… Drip… Drip… a leaky pipe or drain may not seem to be that big of a deal at first, but it could be the first sign of big trouble in the near future.
Most people think of water damage situations as a broken pipe spewing water all over the place or a failing sump pump resulting in a basement that imitates an unwanted swimming pool. Other water damages can occur from an overflowing toilet or worse, a sewage backup that can mean replacement of walls, floors, and belongings in your home. Catastrophic water damage situations, any type of water intrusions such as storm, flood, torrential downpour, or hurricane for example, are pretty much impossible to predict and prepare for but, when it comes to smaller issues, you can do quite a bit to keep your home nice, dry, and free of moldy odors.
The first step is prevention. If you have a faucet dripping, you may think the only loss would be pennies a day. However, what if your drain clogged up and you were gone for an extended amount of time? Those seemly small drips can quickly add up and create an overflow that can cause expensive water damage. A leaky pipe under a cabinet or toilet is really bad news since it can quickly get worse and flood your home so be sure to either fix these issues yourself or hire a plumber.
The second step is to dry out any existing moisture that may exist from either dripping pipes, hoses, or drains. Wipe up as much water as you can and get some air movement onto anything affected.
The third step is to get professional help. Call your water damage pro not only when emergencies strike, but to receive valuable advice in advance.
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