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Dealing with a Water Leak in Rock Hill

8/18/2015 (Permalink)

Keeping out the Water Cuts Down on Water Damage

Initial Action for a Water Leak in Rock Hill

Having a water leak within your Rock Hill home can be an incredibly difficult thing to have to handle on your own. Water leaks can be either minor or major and can easily result in flooding and water damage. Flooding, in itself, can be damaging because of a large amount of items that can be ruined by the water. One of the best things you can do, and as long as it is safe, is to remove any items from the area that may get ruined because of a water leak. If there are expensive electronics within the vicinity, it is vital that you pick these up and remove them to a safer area.

The most important thing to keep in mind when it comes to a flood or water leak is to protect yourself. If there is electricity within the area, make sure that you stay out of the water and contact a professional company like SERVPRO right away. You should always make sure that you and your loved ones are safe when doing this type of work. The last thing you want is to be in a dangerous area because there is a flood within your home.

If you can contain the water that is accumulating from the leak, this is something that you will also want to do. You can use towels, sandbags or anything else to keep the water at bay and to contain it to one specific area. Thus, you're decreasing the amount of water damage to the rest of your home. With less damage, it is beneficial to saving yourself a lot of time and money later on with getting these types of things repaired and restored to their original condition.

Once the leak and flooding have been contained it is vital that you contact the professionals at SERVPRO so that they can take care of the damage for you. They can deal with water damaged walls, flooring, furniture, cabinetry and other items that might have been affected by the flood or leak. Having the water damage repaired by the experts from SERVPRO means that all the water and moisture will be extracted from your home.  This water removal will prevent potential future problems caused by mold or mildew.

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