Cleaning up after a broken water heater
There are many issues arising from a broken water heater besides the cost of replacing such water heater. Left unsolved, water issues can turn into appliance repairs, wall and flooring replacement, to name just a few. Make sure you don’t pay thousands of dollars in water damage.
Drying as Top Priority
The first step is to clear out the water and dry the affected areas. In cases like these, SERVPRO of North Laredo professionals use drain pipes and vacuum cleaners specially designed for water removal. We also use industrial fans to speed air flow through the affected space.
Cleaning Is Crucial
Water coming from a leaking water heater is usually classified by insurance specialists as Category 2 water. This kind of water is not terribly dangerous, but it can still cause health effects if the area is not cleaned. SERVPRO of North Laredo professionals always sanitize the affected areas thoroughly to ensure that mold and other undesirables are not allowed to infect your home.
Why call the Professionals?
When you call a reputable water removal professional can ease your mind and mitigate any lingering concerns. These professionals have the expertise to examine everywhere the leaked water could have affected – including underneath flooring and inside walls. So much potential damage from water issues occurs in invisible places, so it’s important to have a water removal specialist on-site.
If you’re dealing with a leaking water heater, just remember three simple steps: Dry it, clean it, and call a professional. By taking quick action to remediate water issues, you can resolve the problem without breaking the bank.