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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Water Damage Tips in West Erie County

6/25/2022 (Permalink)

water falling into a bucket What do you already do to make sure you are reducing your residence or business risk of water damage?

Nothing is more frustrating than having to deal with water damage to your home or commercial business, but in quite a few instances it is avoidable. With the correct knowledge it can at the very least reduce the risk of it causing more damage than it should. Are you aware of what can help you avoid these potential dangers? What do you already do to make sure you are reducing your residence or business risk of water damage? Here are our helpful tips to be aware of to help you avoid potential water damage!

  • Clean out gutters and down spouts- Gutters should be cleaned bi-annually to avoid any blockages that could lead to an overflow of water.
  • Disconnect hoses- When fall rolls around you should always disconnect your hoses from your outside faucets. Frozen water in a hose can create an ice block leading back into the pipes and has the potential to cause a pipe rupturing.
  • Know your water shut offs- Water shutoffs to your home of business are essential knowledge for anyone to know, it very well can be the difference between a major loss disaster or not.
  • When you notice a leak, do not hesitate to fix it- If you find evidence of a leak or evidence of moisture, it should be investigated immediately. Ignoring this can lead to much more serious water damage potential and can almost guarantee the start of mold and mildew.

SERVPRO of West Erie County is locally owned and operated, so we are part of this community too. When you have a cleaning or restoration need, we are already nearby and ready to help. We are a Fire and Water - Restoration and Cleanup company. We are Here to Help, 24/7. For immediate assistance give us a call at (814) 806-1987or visit us on our Website.

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