Water is one of the most devastating forces of nature. When it comes to your home or business, you never know when your building is safe. There really is only a certain amount of preventative measures that you can take, as an owner, to protect from what may come. And, if the water does come raining down on you, you will likely need professional help.
Water can cause all kinds of damage. It can cause premature erosion from around the outside of your building. If this happens, the chances are greater that you will have water coming inside your building at some point. Does the grade of the property get rid of water the way it is supposed to?
When the water does come in, it brings a deadly little creature with it–mold. The wood and sheet-rock within your house should never get wet. If they do, they can harbor mold. It thrives in these wet situations, bringing sickness with it. The best thing to do is get it taken care of right away.
You may have heard that bleach kills mold. It does. But when you have a massive amount of water coming into your house, either via a flood, or a huge pipe bursting, a little bleach won’t cut it. The best thing to do is have someone come into your home and restore it back to what it was before the water damage. You won’t want some plumber from the phone book. Instead, you need someone who specializes in water damage restoration.
If you have any amount of water in your home, that is free standing, you need to get it taken care of right away. If you don’t, it could turn into a bigger problem than you can handle on your own.
Robert Matheka is the Owner of Kala Construction Inc.., a leading water damage repairs. and restoration services provider in Ontario, CA. Our services include extraction of water and drying out the structure by using special extraction equipment, air movers, and dehumidification equipment to restore your property back to normal after a disaster.