If you have a fire or water emergency, please call us now at (916) 632-2250

To have the optimal experience while using this site, you will need to update your browser. You may want to try one of the following alternatives:

Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Why Water Damage Needs Repairing Within 48 Hours

4/13/2016 (Permalink)

You will hear constantly that when it comes to water damage, everything will need to be dried within 48 hours. The problem is, you may not know why this is.

The main reason why the water damage needs to be dried within 48 hours is to prevent the growth of mold. Mold is extremely damaging and will start to form quickly. Once it does form, you will find that it grows quickly. However, you will hardly notice that the mold is there until it is too late.

Mold like dark and warm places, which is usually in the carpet or in the corner of a room, behind something. You could even find that severe damage has caused the growth of mold in the drywall.

There are many different types of mold that can occur in your home and not all of them will be from damage caused by water. Different types of water damage will also cause different types of mold.
While mold removal is possible, it is usually best to prevent it from occurring in the first place. This is done by ensuring that the water damage is dried within the first 48 hours.

Call the experts at SERVPRO of Auburn/Rocklin today for immediate response!

Published in ezinearticles.com

Other News

View Recent Posts