One of the most important factors in water damage cases is responding on time; as fast as possible. This is going to be extremely crucial for your property to be safe. When you do not solve this problem immediately, the moisture expands and the mold begins to grow invisibly at the beginning, and then become visible. When the mold appears, this task is even more difficult, because it also requires a mold removal service, with all that it implies.
Doing this as quickly as possible is also crucial, otherwise bacteria are a danger not only from mold, but also from contaminated water that is affecting different areas and surfaces in your home. Remember that the water is not clean, and that being in contact with dirty objects increases the degree of contamination. This is the main reason why you should not allow this type of work to be done by any company: look for professional companies, with certificates that endorse their processes and methods, and that have the equipment and qualified personnel to be able to use it.
Many people believe that a water damage problem is something simple. The reality is that it can be extremely serious if it is not solved in time. There are many reasons why a water damage problem may occur on your property: it may be a broken pipe, a large water leak, heavy rain, drainage problems … The important thing is to know that, when these situations occur, the best is to seek professional help. Many people do not know it, but solving a water damage problem as soon as possible is important. We share some reasons why you should not take long to decide to find a professional company to solve this kind of situation:
When the cleanup process isn’t started immediately, water starts to evaporate by itself. The atmosphere absorbs this disappeared water and also redistributes the warmth into other items like ceiling tiles and shingles. The outcome is secondary harm. Some examples of secondary damage include:
- Mold spores begin to colonize within 48 hours
- Hardwood floors start to buckle
- Plaster and sheetrock sag and crack
- Vinyl loosens in the floor
This is the main reason why an emergency service is extremely necessary for these cases. Tip Top Restoration is always available for this kind of problems. If you have questions about what to do in case you locate a water damage problem on your property, or have had an accident that requires emergency support, feel free to call us.