You get it, water damage is a pain. It’s bad news for your home. The struggle of water damage can be overwhelming enough for you to want to put it to the back of your mind, forget about it, and hope the problem goes away on its own. Let us be clear in saying that that is the worst course of action to take. All water damage repair should be taken care of immediately and professionally. Here’s why:
The Initial Damage is Just the Beginning
So when you first suffer water damage, there are a whole host of problems that you may encounter. From ceiling stains to warped hardwood, saturated drywall to foundation cracking, the first cut is pretty deep. Each of these problems can be troubling both cosmetically and structurally. You already know you’re looking at a hefty vacuum of time and energy. But in this case the first cut isn’t the deepest.
The Problems Keep Flowing
Just as water will continue to flow out of a faucet left on, problems will keep flowing out of water damage repair left unattended to. You might think that just a little dampness isn’t a huge problem. It’ll dry, right? Well, maybe. But on the other hand, maybe whatever left that dampness is going to continue seeping water into your home, making that problem worse. Maybe the dampness will sustain just long enough to start growing mold. Or maybe you have a larger standing water problem that could end up growing other harmful bacteria or acting as a breeding ground for pests like mosquitos right inside your home. If nothing else in this water damage blog got your attention, we hope the threat of breeding mosquitos inside your home is enough to convince you to have your water damage repair taken care of sooner rather than later.
The moral of the story is that water damage repair should make its way to the top of your to-do list as soon as you find evidence. Keep an eye out for potential water damage as the spring rainy season bears down on us, and give us a call if something fishy pops up.
Find Any Water Damage? Call ServiceMaster of Baltimore!
When water damage strikes, it is important to act fast. Turn off the source of the water, call a plumber to fix the underlying issue, take pictures and contact your insurance company, and call ServiceMaster of Baltimore. We are ready to help with certified licensed restoration technicians available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Click Here to request an estimate today!
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Hopefully you have found our blog, “The Clock is Ticking on Your Water Damage Repair,” informative and helpful. Continue to check back weekly for more helpful tips.