Residential Water Damage Restoration
Types of Water Damage in Homes
Homeowners and apartment owners can experience many types of water damage in their residences, including:
- Leaking roofs
- Burst or leaking pipes
- Leaking appliances
- Sewage backups
- Basement seepage
- Foundation cracks
- Ceiling leaks
- Window and door leaks
These incidents can happen at any time, with winter being the part of the year households experience water damage the most due to pipes freezing and then bursting.
This can happen to any type of household, regardless of whether it’s a:
- Single-family home
- Large residential estate or mansion
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Water damage in single-family homes is a big reason for concern, especially if you have kids or a family member with a weaker immune system.
Mold can develop behind your walls and then cause cold-like or allergy symptoms. It can even trigger asthma. This is why it’s so critical for you to react quickly to any leaks or overflows and get the damaged area cleaned up ASAP.
Water can leak into your apartment, usually through faulty plumbing. Unfortunately, many apartment residents may experience leaks because of a problem in someone else’s apartment or building as a whole.
Get the restoration company to quickly clean up the damage and prevent further flooding. If you own the apartment, look at your insurance options and see if you can get coverage for your incident.
If you rent, discuss your options with your landlord. Typically, landlords are responsible for structural repairs, while tenants are responsible for their personal belongings.
If you live in a large residential estate or mansion, you likely have someone who helps you manage the property. It’s critical that the management is being carried out properly because huge estates could easily have problems that go unnoticed for months.
Consider investing in advanced water detection systems that can alert you to leaks or flooding in real time. These systems are especially valuable for large properties like yours.
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Negative Effects of Water Damage
Flooding in your home can lead to substantial property losses. The damage caused by water infiltration goes beyond a minor inconvenience.
For example, items like damp drywall, insulation, carpets, and fabrics often require complete replacement in these instances. These materials can rapidly deteriorate when exposed to water, incurring significant replacement costs. Here’s a breakdown of potential expenses:
- Drywall Replacement: $500-$5,000
- Insulation Replacement: $2,000-$10,000
- Carpet Replacement: $700-$2,000
Moreover, in severe cases, the structural integrity of your entire home could also be at risk. If the water reaches the wooden beams supporting your house, they may weaken and give in, causing irreparable damage.
A flooded property provides the perfect environment for mold to grow. Mold worsens the situation by consuming organic materials it grows on (like the ones mentioned above).
Removing mold can also result in expenses that amount to thousands of dollars, potentially leading to total losses of $10,000 or even more.
We are committed to helping you safeguard your investment and mitigate the financial impact of flooding. Your property’s well-being is our priority. Call us for a water damage restoration quote today!
Water Damage Health Risks
Experiencing water damage in your home can have far-reaching health implications.
First and foremost, the floodwater may carry a host of harmful contaminants, including bacteria, microorganisms, and various forms of waste such as urine, feces, and other biological hazards. This contaminated water poses serious health risks and should not be taken lightly.
When dealing with floodwater, individuals face the risk of multiple different illnesses, including:
- Hepatitis A
- Escherichia coli (E. coli)
Additionally, there’s a risk of electrocution if the water level rises enough to reach your electrical system, posing a danger to anyone who may come into contact with it. Short circuits can also occur, potentially resulting in fires that pose a significant threat to the safety of everyone in your home.
For the sake of your and your family’s health, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today. Our experts are dedicated to ensuring a safe and thorough restoration of your property, mitigating the risks associated with water damage. If you wish to learn more about the health implications of flooding, read our blog:
How to Repair Water Damage in Your Home
Unfortunately, you might still suffer water damage occasionally despite your best efforts. When this happens, you want a trusted, affordable, and well-qualified professional in your corner. This perfectly describes the partners Vetted Los Angeles Restorations works with.
They will assess the damage, get to work, and restore your home to what it was before the water mishap.
- Water removal
- Structural drying
- Mold remediation
- Flood damage restoration
- Fire damage restoration
- Commercial water damage restoration
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Our Services Areas
Besides Los Angeles, we also cover:
- San Fernando
- La Cañada Flintridge
- Agoura Hills
- Hermosa Beach
- South El Monte
- Santa Fe Springs
- El Segundo
- Hawaiian Gardens
- Palos Verdes Estates
- San Marino
- Signal Hill
- Sierra Madre
- Rolling Hills Estates
- Westlake Village
- La Habra Heights
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