What Is Water Damage and Why Does It Happen?

Water damage happens when there is a leak in the roof, toilet pipe, or other pipes, and then water seeps into your home. If you notice that the walls are wet and smell like mold, you likely have some water damage. If this sounds like what is happening at your house, call us for professional help.

Our team will be able to assess the problem and provide a solution right away. However, you don't want to wait too long before getting help because mold could grow if left untreated for too long, making symptoms worse. That's why we recommend quickly acting if you think you have any water damage repair needs in your house.

Why do You need To Act When There's A Problem Quickly?

Water damage can happen for various reasons, but it is essential to act quickly before mold grows. 

  • Debris is causing more damage
  • Mold is growing and can lead to harmful bacteria on your property
  • Sewage might be spilling from the pipe if it's broken or cracked 
  • Toilet overflows, supply line to the ice maker and fridge

The way you know that there is water damage in your home if the walls are wet or smell like mold. Our company comes out and brings our thermal image readers with moisture meters to ensure we find the extent of the damage. These tools allow us to see how pervasive the water damage developed and what level of care we need to approach your property with. It doesn't matter if it's just one small area of your house that shows damage. You'll want to call us as soon as possible so we can come to assess the problem and provide a solution. Water damage repair is a skill and our technicians are certified by the IICRC. We keep them certified to provide expert damage mitigation services on our customer's properties.

It will help with any water damage, not just from leaks! If left untreated, mold could start growing, which would make symptoms worse. That's why quickly acting when there is a small amount of water damage is critical.