It’s important to understand the extent to fix water damage so that clean up and repair can be thorough and effective. While some water damage is immediately evident, hidden damage that triggers mold might take months or even years to develop. However, water damage mildew can develop in as little as a day. Comprehensive drying of the ruined area, as well as replacing such porous materials as carpeting, drywall, and ceiling tiles, will reduce and possibly prevent an impression or mildew problem.
Extreme cold of winter often brings extreme problems to Michigan homeowners and businesses. The worst of these is an icy pipe that bursts and the water damage clean up that follows. The moment the cold temperatures no longer rise above freezing for weeks on end, cracked or frozen pipes lead to severe water destruction from flooding.
Water builds up quickly in basements triggering a full array of problems. Fast response and timing is important to lessen water damage preventing the growth of dangerous mould. No matter the size of water damage, it is important to contact a professional water refurbishment company like Advantage Refurbishment and Cleaning immediately.
The Cause of Frozen Piping and Water Damage
A frozen pipe generally occurs to plumbing which is not in a heated up space when winter temps fall below freezing. When ever confronted with below freezing temperature ranges the water turns into ice and the tube expands until it finally breaks a tiny slit in the copper.
Pipes that freeze out first are usually located near outside walls that are exposed to the colder temperatures than plumbing located throughout the midsection of the structure. A few examples include outdoor hose bibs, pool lines, outdoor and indoor sprinkler systems, and other resource lines found in attics, cellars ., crawl spaces, garages, and so forth Pipes in attics, crawl spaces & unheated rooms are especially susceptible to freezing.