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Water And Mold Damage – Your Need To Know
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When you experience water damage in your home or business from a leaky foundation, roof leaks, burst pipes, valve failures, sewer back-up, drainage problems, or floodwater, you naturally want to get things back to normal as quickly as possible.
When your home starts filling with water, it will quickly soak through walls, flooring, furniture, and anything it comes in contact with. Even if you vacuum up all the standing water, it is likely that water/contaminants have seeped into your floors, walls, cabinets, baseboards, heating/AC duct-work, and crawlspace. If not handled properly, it can quickly become a bigger problem.
If the water damage is caused by sewage or other contaminated water (to include floodwater), it has the potential to cause severe illness due to the release of dangerous bacteria and viruses.
Reaction Time is Very Critical When You are Faced with Unexpected Flooding or Leaks
You do not want to give the water a chance to penetrate into your home and belongings. It is important to be proactive and contact Highland Construction and Restoration to begin working immediately to prevent any further damage including secondary damage, as mold growth.
Mold Growth is One of the Worst Outcomes of Water Damage
Mold thrives in dark, humid areas, which can make it hard to spot. If left unchecked, it can grow to dangerous levels and cause major health issues. Mold releases microscopic spores that cause allergic reactions, respiratory infections, nausea, runny noses, and even deadly neurotoxin complications.
It is Important to Promptly Clean Up the Mold and the Water Damage
Highland Construction and Restoration can help you minimize damage to your property and avoid potential health problems by setting up specialized drying equipment to stop moisture from spreading and starting the drying process. The quicker the drying process is started, the less likelihood of mold growth becoming a problem. Our restoration experts will take care of you from the initial dry-out process to final restoration. Cleaning up the mold on your own can potentially make the problem worse and cause you to get sick in the process. Entrust the services of Highland Construction and Restoration to properly dry your home and clean any mold growth that may be present. Restoring your home to a pre-water damaged state is Highland Construction and Restoration’s number one priority.
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