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Know When It’s Time To Call a Restoration Company

5/31/2019 (Permalink)

Commercial Know When It’s Time To Call a Restoration Company Water damage in a facility in Fallbrook, CA.

Whether dealing with a broken pipe, a sewage backup or a natural flood, it’s important to know when it’s time to call your Fallbrook, CA water restoration team. Water damage can get out of hand quickly, and even if you perform pipe burst cleanup measures immediately, it can still result in mold growth and structural damage. For this reason, you should at least allow a remediation team to inspect your building post-flood to make sure all is clear. 

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Instances in which you should always call a remediation team include the following:

  • When you’ve experienced an obvious disaster, such as a major flooding or a sewage backup
  • When you notice a wall or ceiling bloated with water
  • When you notice water dripping from the electrical
  • When your floorboards are bowing
  • When you smell mold

When in Doubt, Call in Help

If you discover a leak beneath your breakroom kitchen sink that you know was not there the day before, you may be able to fix the pipe and clean up the mess yourself. However, because you have more than just yourself to worry about, any other water damage should be a reason to call for help. A trained sewer cleanup company can dry out the damaged area and perform thorough pipe burst cleanup measures. Even if damage has already occurred, they can prevent further and more costly destruction and help you prepare the necessary statements and paperwork for your insurance company.

Prevention Is Key

You and other building occupants can help prevent significant water damage by keeping a close eye out for signs of moisture issues. These include peeling paint, wall discoloration, bubbling paint, cracking or crumbling drywall, and a musty or moldy smell. Your floor may also show signs of water damage in the form of bowing floor boards.

If you spot moisture damage in your building and don’t know how long it’s been there, call a Fallbrook, CA water remediation team. They can help with pipe burst cleanup, mold remediation and more. 

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