The Effect of Unwanted Water

Jan 21, 2022

Photo: CroppMetcalfe

Water can come from strong rains, flooding, broken pipes, leaks, sewage leakage, and other problems. The smell that develops with water damage can also be very unpleasant.

When your house experiences any form of water damage, take safety precautions to help you through. 

Rain and Storm Effect

Flooding from storms and flash floods is unpredictable. If there has already been a history of seasonal rains with heavy flooding in your area, it’s best to be prepared and proactive.

Unfortunately, even with preparation for heavy rain, rainwater may still find a way to disrupt homes. Leaks from the upper parts of the house may lead to water flowing down and soaking walls, tiles, and ceilings.

Water damage from flooding, rains, and leaks can cause serious damage to your home. It can wreck most of your possessions and internal structures upon contact. Worst of all, it can reach electrical systems, providing electric shock fields with minimal water or wetness. Respond accordingly, and you can minimize damage to your household and all you hold dear.

The aftermath of water damage is serious, but it can be fixed and restored.

recent posts

Local Law 31 of 2020

Local Law 31 of 2020

Law 31, instated in 2004, required that “building owners follow and retain evidence that safe work practices were used for all repair work.