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Cape Coral Water Damage: Everything You Need to Know

7/24/2015 (Permalink)

Water Damage Cape Coral Water Damage: Everything You Need to Know According to a recent poll of contractors, excess water in the home, is the most common form of damage to a homeowner's property.

Water Damage: Everything You Need to Know

As a homeowner, you are always on the lookout for ways to protect your property from Cape Coral water damage. According to a recent poll of contractors, excess water in the home, is the most common form of damage to a homeowner's property. Not only is repairing the damage expensive, but it is dangerous and unhealthy. One of the ways you can prevent the water from damaging your home is to understand more about it.


What is Water Damage?
Cape Coral water damage occurs when excess water destroys the contents of your home or its structure. There is a variety of factors that cause excess water.
    •    Melted Snow
    •    Ruptured Pipes
    •    Overflowing Bodies of Water (Lakes, Rivers, Streams, and Oceans)
    •    Heavy Rainfall


Signs of Damage
You may not know that your home has been damaged by water until you notice changes in your flooring and walls. Some signs of Cape Coral water damage include buckling floors, peeling tiles, mold, discoloration on the walls and ceilings, standing puddles of water and rotting wood floors. It is important to seek immediate assistance from SERVPRO professionals.


We Can Help!
At SERVPRO, we specialize in restoration from water damage. Our certified professionals are available 24 hours a day - 7 days a week to handle your emergency needs. We use specialized equipment and proven techniques to remove quickly excess water from your home. We also sanitize your items, dehumidify your home and restore it to its original condition.


After you make an appointment with one our customer service professionals, there are actions that you can take to mitigate damages until help arrives.
    •    Remove excess water with mop or towel.
    •    Wipe off appliances and furniture that have been affected by the water.
    •    Elevate furniture from the floor by placing blocks or aluminum foil underneath it.
    •    Remove items such as electronics and art to a dry place.
    •    Place wet cushions in a sunlit area.
    •    Turn on your air conditioning system.


It is important to note that excess water in the home is a safety issue. To remain safe, there are things you should not do. Refrain from using the television or electrical appliances. If the ceiling is wet, refrain from using the ceiling fan.


If you have a water emergency, call SERVPRO for immediate assistance.

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