Take Care of Commercial Storm Damage Right Away with SERVPRO
For a suburban city like Laguna Niguel, CA, water damage in homes and commercial buildings is a problem that should be dealt with immediately. Whether it’s caused by flooding due to natural occurrences or water pipes bursting, the damage will get worse the longer it’s not acted upon. As the damage gets worse, so does the consequences it brings. That’s why water damage restoration experts, like SERVPRO, recommend immediate action.
Mold and Mildew Buildup
One of the most concerning problem that may arise from water damage is the growth of mold and mildew, which usually starts 48 hours to one week after the water damage incident. It can affect the building and, consequently, its occupants, in many aspects.
What Happens to your Wood
Mold easily grows on wooden structural material and when they do, the material starts to deteriorate. Buildings or homes that have a lot of wooden materia can get eaten up by mold. They lose the qualities they had in the beginning that made them ideal as building materials and it may lead to further large-scale home damage.
Furniture and other items made of wood also have the same vulnerability. At best, they’d sustain some stains. At worst, they might just no longer be usable.
Costs Pile Up
As the mold spreads and damage worsens, the repair costs would also climb. Add to that the possible medical bills. All these just show that water damage should be addressed as soon as possible. The same is true for other types of damage, such as storm and fire damage.