Water damage occurs whenever water begins to collect someplace it shouldn’t. No matter what the reason may be, you need to act fast! Contact ServiceMaster for all your water damage restoration needs, and let our team of professionals clean up the mess. Continue reading to learn what the top causes of water damage are in most homes.
1. Leaking Pipes
Pipes can burst or begin leaking due to a number of reason, so keep them in mind when preventing water damage. A backed up toilet, old rusty pipes, and damaged garbage disposal are all examples of issues that can lead to a serious pipe leak. Check for these damages frequently.
2. Plumbing Problems
Doing a periodic check of the pipes under your sink may help you prevent water damage in the future, as many issues happen when the hoses and pipe joints are not fully attached. (more…)