The Dangers of DIY Water Damage Clean-up

Water damage can quickly cause a lot of damage in a home. This often motivates homeowners to start cleaning up the water damage by themselves, when in reality, this could cause further damage. Here are a few reasons to leave water damage clean-up to the professionals at All Star Plumbing and Restoration:

  1. Mold

Even just a small amount of water can lead to mold, which spreads very easily. If the water damage is not treated properly, there is a larger risk of mold developing. This mold could cause health concerns for certain individuals as well.

  1. Improper Sealing

When sealing the area where the leak occurred, the water damage professionals have to be very meticulous and seal every tiny area. If not properly sealed another leak can develop. Instead of attempting a DIY seal job, just trust it to the professionals.

  1. Danger

Water that has gotten into the walls could have affected the electrical system. This could lead to a fire or more damage, and needs to be handled by someone who knows what to look for. Dealing with water damage can be dangerous for those who aren’t properly trained.

Water damage is often unpredictable and inconvenient. Here are some common causes of water damage:

  • Bursting or leaking pipes
  • Frozen pipes
  • Incorrectly installed pipes
  • Appliance failures
  • Gradual water buildup

When residential water damage is found, call the experts at All Star Plumbing and Restoration for help as soon as possible. With their state of the art equipment, they can remove the water from the area, and fix what caused the issue in the first place. They are even able to track hidden moisture in the floor that homeowners might miss. Get the home back in shape and restored completely with the help of All Star Plumbing and Restoration.

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