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After the Storm

8/15/2021 (Permalink)

We’ve talked about floods, seepage and water damages due to the weather – but what about those sneaky leaks? It's also the aftermath of the storm that poses the most risk.

Your home’s plumbing or even your window air conditioner can cause major damage inside your walls, ceilings and floors if not caught. If you notice water stains on your walls and ceilings, your first call should be to a plumber to ensure the leaking is stopped.

When the plumber is finished, call SERVPRO of Dartmouth/New Bedford to ensure that your home is properly remediated. Long term dripping water can cause mold and structural issues. Our specially trained technicians will ensure that all mold is properly remediated and necessary demolition is completed. In some instances, ceiling tiles will need to be replaced and rugs might need to be removed. Our technicians will ensure that the home is properly dried. 

To prevent this type of leak, keep an eye out for a higher than normal water bill, visible mold or a musty odor, or any staining on ceilings, walls and floors. Make sure that you are completing the necessary upkeep on your homes plumbing… Did you know every piece has an expiration date? Plumbing should be checked at least every two years.

In case of an emergency, give SERVPRO of Dartmouth/New Bedford a call! We’re here 24/7 to assist you.

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