Here Are Common Causes of Water Damage in Your Oil City Home
Water damage can cause much trouble to a home. From a leaky roof to a leaky toilet, if the problem goes unresolved, it causes even more damage. If you detect water damage in your home, you should get it taken care of immediately. Water that is left without restoration can cause mold and structural damage. Some main causes of water damage are severe weather, clogged gutters, and leaky pipes.
How Do You Avoid Water Damage in Your Home?
When Severe Weather occurs, this means anything from hurricanes to thunderstorms and any other natural disasters. Flooding and leaky roofs are often a result of severe weather in your area. To prevent water damage from happening, make sure to keep your home up to date and check to see if your home is susceptible to flooding. Secondly, gutters are meant to bring water away from your home. However, when gutters on your home are clogged, they typically run over the gutters onto the sides of your house and cause damage to your ceiling, walls, and floors. A leaky pipe in the kitchen sink could leak enough water to damage the cabinet underneath it. Imagine if you had a leaky pipe in your wall. This could lead to serious structural damage that would need immediate restoration.
SERVPRO of Crawford and NE Venango Counties has the expertise and resources to assist you after water damage occurs. For immediate assistance give us a call at (814) 806-1987 or visit our Website!