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The Effects of Water Damage

The Effects of Water Damage

Water damage can show up in homes and buildings through various ways. It can come from leaking roofs, foundation cracks, broken pipes, leaky or overflowing dishwashers or washing machines, clogged toilets, floods, and other natural disasters, and so much more. You may not realize it at first, but water can do a lot of damage to a home, and some of it may even be irreversible.flooded floors

Action needs to be taken right away when you see any sign of water damage. Since dealing with this can be a complete nightmare, you need to turn to a professional like Property Solutions in Northern Virginia to address the damage in your home and take care of it instantly and thoroughly. Water damage can affect your home in multiple ways, so it’s good to be familiar with what to look for. Here are some effects water damage can have on you and your home to know about when calling us for water damage assistance.

  1. Mold Growth

Mold doesn’t take long to grow in your home after water damage starts showing up. Mold breaks down things in nature, so having it appear in your house can be very dangerous. It will destroy your belongings if action isn’t taken right away, as well as damage the structural integrity of your house. Because mold is toxic, it can also affect your respiratory system and cause breathing problems or allergic reactions.

  1. Water Contamination

There are three categories of water damage that can affect the harm on your house and possible health of you and your loved ones. The first category is clean water, it’s not harmful. The second is known as grey water, which is the water that comes from broken appliances and the overflowing of sinks. If this contaminated water is ingested, you may become sick. Blackwater, which is category three, is the most dangerous because it comes from the exterior of your home and is in things such as sewage. This can also cause sickness, but in a more severe form, possibly tetanus. By calling Property Solutions to assess your water damage, you can help prevent these illnesses.

  1. Damaged Wires and Gas Lines

Water can damage wiring, gas lines, and appliances in your home, so you may need to replace or repair some of these if not all. This can end up costing a lot, so make sure to hire a professional like Property Solutions right away before water can damage any more of your belongings.

Property Solutions in Northern Virginia Does the Trick

Water damage can damage almost anything in your home, including walls, floors, furniture, ceilings, and much more. Instead of letting the water win and take over your house, contact Property Solutions right away, and we’ll send our water damage restoration specialists to you. Services we offer to assist with water damage include sewer cleanup, ceiling water damage, water extraction, hardwood floor water damage, water damage cleanup, water damage emergency service, mold water damage, insulation water damage, sewer backup, and drying and dehumidification. We have had extensive training and experience, so trust us with your water damage needs.

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