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Knowing the most common causes of water damage in a home is the best first step in prevention.

9/16/2022 (Permalink)

SERVPRO removes drywall in Cooper City home to find the cause of the water damage. Cooper City homeowner had a water leak in pipes behind the toilet in the bathroom.

Homeowners in East Davie and Cooper City understand that there are certain inevitable unforeseen costs involved in owning and maintaining your largest asset, your home.  Things break and need repairs, time wears on various parts of the home, and so on and so forth. Water damage, however, is one of those typical house issues that no one wants to deal with. From costly repairs to the headache of restoration, avoiding water damage is of course preferable.

Knowing the most common causes of water damage in a home is the best first step in prevention. If you are aware of what to look out for, you may be able to spot a potential issue before it becomes a big problem. Although some water damage is unavoidable, a lot stems from issues of improper maintenance or doing no maintenance at all. 

Being on the lookout and noticing water damage early saves you money in repair costs. 

Some of the most common things a homeowner can look out for are: 

  1. Sewer lines are backed up
  2. Pipes are leaking
  3. Heavy rains
  4. Toilet leaks
  5. Issues with gutters
  6. Faulty or malfunctioning appliances such as dishwashers, refrigerators, sinks, and washing machines
  7. Problems with HVAC
  8. Built up pressure in supply lines of washing machines
  9. Water buildup in crawl space
  10. Roof leaks

It's important to check the list above for water damage areas of concern. Knowing what to look for means being proactive in prevention and maintaining your home. If you do spot water damage in your home we are here for you. Don't wait to mitigate. 

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