How to spot hidden water damage in your home

How to spot hidden water damage in your home

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Water damage is by far the most dangerous thing that can happen to your home. Damage from water greatly affects the strength of any house and will cause heavy damage unless dealt with. The most dangerous type of water damage is the damage to very foundations of your home and you can literally lose your home if you don’t check for water damage on regular basis. The number one rule when we talk about water damage is prevention and quick action. If you wait for the problem to go away the costs will just build up because when water penetrates your home it will not stay in one place.There are several types of water damage and you must know all of them in order to know how to prevent them. Everyone knows that there are underground water flows almost everywhere, the only difference is in the depth of the flows. When constructing your foundations it is very important to know the exact depth of underground water flow in order to prevent water penetrating your foundations. The next type of water damage is damage from rainfall or snow. If your home isn’t on the higher ground than the rest of your estate all that water will eventually finish in the earth around your house causing pressure to your basement walls. Also, if you have a leak in the roof the water will cause the beams to root and it will destroy your entire roof. One of the most common type of water damage is from leaking or broken pipes and the most common reason is poor installation quality and old pipes. Number one water damage cause nowadays are floods from washers and dishwashers which are most commonly caused by clogs in the drain hose.

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