Living in Oregon we see a lot of rain. People assume that as a Water Damage Restoration company in Salem, Oregon we would be extremely busy in the winter wet months. While weather related events do create damage, the reality is we see water damage through out the entire year. Water damage is one of the most common types of properly damage in the United States. In fact, it is likely that most home or business owners will experience some sort of water damage in their lifetime. So the question is, what do you do?
The process of water damage restoration has become technical and sophisticated. Professional water damage restoration involves expensive detection and drying equipment. Service technicians must be properly trained to assess the damage and accurately track the entire path of the water damage. If left unaddressed, water damage in a home or building will most likely lead to the growth of mold and will continue to destroy the property.
While the process of water damage restoration is difficult, there is an essential step the building owner can do immediatley,
TURN OFF or STOP the WATER!
While water intrustion from the weather usually requires some sort of tarping or weatherproofing, the damage from a leaking pipe can be minimized by turning off the water.
How do you turn off water? We found this article by ServiceMaster Restore that would help explain this process. For more inforation regarding turing off your water, CLICK HERE.
For more information about water damage restoration or immediate service, call us at:
Salem – 503-585-4017
Albany & Corvalls – 541-738-4624
Lincoln City – 541-996-2255