Water damage means intrusion of water in materials and systems that it is not supposed to occupy and naturally gives rise to severe consequences like rust, delaminating, mold colonies, etc. Usually, it is caused by something catastrophic and immediate, such as flood or hurricane. We, at Accelerated Remediation, excel at water damage mitigation and water removal with the help of our well-trained, highly qualified, and certified a team of individuals along with the state-of-the-art equipment at our disposal.
So, what can happen if you don’t resort to any remediation service after water damage? Here, we have put together a list of disastrous effects that you may be subjected to if you don’t take care of your water issues. Take a look.
- Rampant Growth of Molds
Mold is the last thing you want in your house and yet, it is a direct and unavoidable consequence of water damage. It takes just about 24 to 48 hours for the growth of molds on waterlogged products. It not only poses a threat to your belongings, but affects the structural integrity of your house as well. It can even be toxic for your health, leading to breathing trouble and allergic reactions among sensitive individuals.
- Black Water Contamination
There are 3 kinds of water that can damage your home- the clean water from sanitary sources, grey water from the home appliances, and black water from the utmost unsanitary sources including human and animal waste. This can not only make you fall sick, but you are likely to lose your furnishing along with replacing the structural components of your home as well.
- Damaged Wiring & Gas Lines
Wiring and gas lines are prone to damage during flood and flood cleanup. Hence, it is advised to always turn them off to avoid electric shocks and gas leaks that can cause an explosion. Even your appliances can get damaged beyond repair if water sustains in your house up to a few inches and repairing or buying them again can cost you a lot. Even the damaged lines may require rewiring and installing new gas lines, which means you will not only have to incur an additional cost, but might also have to survive without utilities for a long period of time.
So, it is better that you get in touch with a remediation service like ours as soon as possible if you undergo such a situation in and around Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach, Highland Park, Parkland, or Pompano Beach. You can call us at 866-591-6653 for details.