Restoration Control Advise About Water Damage
To know some important tips about water damage eventuality can prevent future damages as well as inform you in relation to how to act
*First, if your area is flood, evacuate it; and if you need to go into a flood area, wear rubber. Water damage can be harmful for you because you can be exposed to flood danger, contaminated water and mold growth.
*Second, shut off electricity and unplug electrical appliances to avoid shortcuts. Keep safe valuable items, such as documents or electronics.
*Third, to stop Water Damage. If you have identifying the origin, try to stop water and avoid more damages. For example, if the cause of the damage is a burst pipe or hot water tank leak, shut-off valves.
*Fourth, Open windows and door to air your home. This speed up the process of drying of your home. Ventilate the area will also avoid humidity odors. If you have a dehumidifiers or fan, this is the time you can use them to help water evaporate faster.
And to avoid future damages…
Try frequent maintenance (unclog them or replace them if they are damaged). Also inspect sump pumps annually. Sump pumps must be drain at least once a year.
Check water pressure, if it is too high, it damages pipes and plumbing fixtures. If your home’s water pressure is too high, a plumber can install a pressure reducing valve to adjust it down to safer levels.
Do regular maintenance to HVAC. Remember that broken HVAC spill water so it originates water damage.
Maintain plumbing properly; have a plumber to inspect your toilet, water pipes and valves; remember that water from septic tanks not only damage your items but it is hazardous for your health.
Never drop grease or oil down the drain; habitual disposal of oil-based liquids down the drain will lead to clogged pipes and can cause water to back up.
Watch out roof leaks. If you realized your roof is leaking, repair it immediately before the damage gets any worse.
Never doubt about calling us during water emergencies…restoration Control is a firm that arrives to Florida State to help everyone in urgent need…call us anytime…we have 24/7 services…well planned, skillful personnel, best equipment and practices…We can do it for you!