As spring gets closer and closer, many homeowners get the urge to clean up their homes. There are many spring-cleaning items to choose from, but one that homeowners do not want to have to deal with is water damage cleanup.
Water damage is common, especially during season changes when more rain is expected. Rumsey Construction has seen it all when it comes to water damage, so here are 5 of the most common causes of water damage cleanup homeowners in Evans should be looking for:
Burst pipes, leaking faucets, and malfunctioning appliances (such as water heaters and washing machines) can cause water damage. To help prevent needing water damage cleanup from plumbing problems, we suggest the following:
A leaky roof can cause water damage to attics, walls, ceilings, and floors, particularly during heavy spring rain. You can reduce the risk of requiring water damage cleanup from roof leaks by:
Heavy rainfall, flash floods, and rising water levels in nearby bodies of water can cause extensive water damage to homes. While we cannot control the weather, we can take the following precautions to prepare against water damage from flooding:
Malfunctioning air conditioning units, humidifiers, and dehumidifiers can lead to water damage cleanup if they produce excess moisture. Here are some things you can do to keep your HVAC system from causing water damage in your home:
Poor ventilation in bathrooms and kitchens can lead to moisture buildup, which can cause water damage and mold growth over time. Water damage caused by poor ventilation often goes unnoticed until the problem has become severe, resulting in the extensive cleanup. To be sure that excess moisture is adequately being removed from your home, you should:
While we are all ready for spring, we want to be sure that you are also ready to identify and respond to water damage if it does happen in your home. If you find yourself in need of water damage cleanup, be sure to call the experts at Rumsey Construction right away.