Water damage – Causes, effects, and restoration process
Water damage is catastrophic, they cause dizzying losses when water interference is excessive. It can be immediate, devastating such as flooding but also in slower forms such as occasional water damage. Water is one of the most destructive substances on earth, and which requires a lot of money for its restoration. Restoration of water damaged areas becomes more serious when we include other pathogens such as unhygienic water which causes us to slow down in repair.
Causes of water damage
Water damage problems can come from anywhere. It is capable of causing major problems when we can’t control it. Flooding usually occurs when a significant amount of water collects in a certain area. Floods, heavy rains are one of the main problems of water damage. Excess water in residential areas is able to damage our material and human resources. Leaking pipe pipes, clogged toilets, foundation cracks are some of the problems nowadays in our homes.
Effects of water damage
If water leaks are not treated properly and in a timely manner, they can turn into serious health problems. Water causes damage to our furniture, electronic devices, and other items. If not treated in time and with proper restoration, they can cause serious problems. They are able to cause scratches on metal parts and wood decay. But some of the negative effects of water damage are:
After each flood and water damage, it usually takes 1-2 days for the mould to grow and spread through items. It is able to penetrate inside tampers, clothing, and through walls. Mould is also very toxic which can cause breathing problems in certain people. The sooner water damage is treated, the sooner you will have a sheltered home. Only professional teams such as Cpr24 Restoration are able to prevent the spread of mould.
Damaged electrical appliances and wiring
Whatever the severity of the water damage, you should turn off your electrical appliances to avoid any catastrophic problems. If the water damages the power lines, the risk of having an explosion is very high. We should need a reinstallation by removing all the old equipment and replacing it with new ones. Maybe this type of damage can leave you without electricity for a long time. But other small water damage can also cause major consequences by damaging our electrical equipment.
How to Deal With Flood and Water Damage
To avoid all the unwanted effects of water, it is very important to hire a professional team such as Cpr24 Restoration to repair and avoid water damage. Many of the apartments are water resistant but the problems that the water leaves afterward are great it is able to damage all the materials of our home or office. Cleaning at the right time will not only be able to protect your furniture but also protect you from pathogens. Let’s see our 5 steps for the restoration process:
Upon arrival at the inspection area, the first thing cpr24 Restoration does is inspect the area. Finding the weak points of the area and its damages.
Removing water from our apartment probably takes some time. But with the right conditions and tools, we are able to remove water from your apartment.
After the water removal process comes to the drying process. This is an important process because a poor drying of it would bring the mould back into your home.
In this part, we will take care to clean everything that water damage or mould has given consequences such as Carpets or Clothing a good cleaning will be able to remove all pathogens.
At the last point, we come to the restoration of the Walls and floor. Water damage is able to seriously damage our home-office but with proper renovation, we are able to restore it as it once was.
CPR24 Restoration is a full-service mould remediation company. What it means is that we offer the full scale of solutions needed for complete removal and prevention of mould. From identifying the cause of mould to fixing any design flaws or tubing associated with it to repairing or replacing the affected areas, and the prevention of further mould by removal and sealing to rigorous testing to detect any traces of new mould, we strive to be a leader in the mould solutions industry.
By following our team tips, you easily will remove mould in areas such as bathroom walls and floors, however, if you have a significant mould issue, please call CPR24 Restoration.