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Would You Know If Your Greendale Home Was Suffering Water Damage? | SERVPRO® of Southeast Waukesha County/West Franklin

1/23/2021 (Permalink)

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Would You Know If Your Greendale Home Was Suffering Water Damage? | SERVPRO® of Southeast Waukesha County/West Franklin - SERVPRO OF SE WAUKESHA COUNTY/WEST FRANKLIN Blog

Water damage claims are one of the most common types of insurance claims homeowners file. That means if you or someone you know filed one in 2020, it shouldn’t come as a surprise.

According to insurance industry experts, the number of fire damage claims have fallen over recent years, but the number of water damage claims are still on the rise.

Homeowners in Wayne, Franklin, Waukesha and other surrounding communities may not be sure when it’s the right time to seek water damage help. Our specialists are here to walk you through figuring it out.

When It’s Not Just a Little Water

Sometimes leaks that are caught early can be cleaned up with a mop. But in more serious circumstances, you may need professional help to set your home back to its original state and prevent further damage to your property.

Here’s what you might notice when you’re dealing with water damage. If you see these signs, you likely need professional remediation services:

You notice issues with the windows or walls in your home. Like your floors, your window panes and walls can start to warp if the water damage is severe enough. Depending on how severe your water issues are, this can be a sign of a major issue.

Your floorboards or furniture are warping. Wood can be damaged within days. If that happens in your home, it’s best to start seeking help from professionals who can help you restore your home.

You smell a musty odor. A musty smell can be among the first signs of mold damage. That means if you notice that scent, it’s time to call in a professional to repair your home.

Your home can start to have noticeable damage within a few hours if the water situation is serious. So if you find any of the signs above, get in touch with our team as soon as you can.

If you have water damage in your home due to a burst pipe or another cause, you can count on us for restoration assistance. We have teams who are available 247 in the event of an emergency. Contact us at any time to learn more about our restoration services.

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