Water Damage in Phoenix Arizona
Water can damage your house with a slow leak in the roof, a flash flood, or a broken water line. A broken line can be limited by shutting off the water supply. Damage from a leaking roof can be stopped if caught and fixed early. A flash flood might leave several feet of standing water in the house. Salvaging a flooded house needs to be left to the professionals.
Damage from water will ruin drywall, insulation, carpet, and even cause damage to the structure of the house. Some items might be salvaged if they are dried within a few hours, but most things that have been very wet will need replaced. If not they will cause rot, stains, and mold. Once mold gets established, it can be very hard to remove.
Tearing out drywall, wet insulation, and carpet that has been soaked is a big job. Everything will be extra heavy due to being water logged. This type of job should be done with those who are experienced in cleaning up after water damage. After the interior of the house is dried, new materials will need to be installed.
A leaking roof can be difficult to detect and your house can wind up with hidden water damage and mold already thriving. If you find mold in your house, the removal should be left to those that are qualified. In some areas this requires a special permit for handling moldy material.
Living in a house that has had water damage that never got cleaned properly can be dangerous to your health. Mold will thrive under wet conditions and perhaps make the house uninhabitable. People with respiratory problems are the ones most likely to be affected. It can cause difficulty in breathing and also skin rashes in some people. Never risk your health with a house that has water damage in Phoenix Arizona. Have it repaired the right way by one of our qualified professionals.