It is critical that water mitigation should be handled by a licensed, insured professional water restoration contractor such as Express Dry Restoration! If the job is not done properly you might run into future problems.
Water has many negative effects on a home, any direct contact will cause drywall to sag and disintegrate. When water comes into contact with wood it will begin to swell, buckle, warp and rot. Paint will begin to bubble or peal when water is applied. Carpets that are saturated by water cause delamination and eventually need to be removed. Electrical item may become hazardous when exposed to water outlets can begin to short or malfunction. If the water is contaminated call professionals immediately source – contaminated water will cause major health issues. Water damage will compromise the structural integrity of the materials and will promote growth of mold.
It is important to know when to call a professional. If there is a small spill in the middle of the floor this might be a job for yourself. If water has completely soaked the flooring baseboards or even dry wall and seems to be dry – you might be wrong. You see it is normally in places that you are less likely to notice, like behind the wall or under the flooring that quickly becomes a problem. It is the darkest of places that you will often find mold or mildew. Most home equipment won’t do when it comes to removing moisture. It is best call a professional for assessment to determine the extent of damage sustained.