Water damage is a common fear all homeowners have, even in Orange County . Once you have been infiltrated with water, time is of the essence to fix the problem otherwise you could be faced with some *major* water restoration costs and health problems. Whether the issue is a small dripping faucet, a line behind your refrigerator or a busted water pipe, I will address some ways to detect if you have an issue and how to quickly recover to prevent the least amount of water damage as possible.
Sometimes the small leaks are the most dangerous. It could be under your Orange County home or in a pipeline you do not see like behind your refrigerator. Next thing you know, you have a major water restoration issue, contact Water damage restoration Orange County immediately.
For larger leaks, for example, you undid the wrong pipe when fixing the pipes under your sink, know where the water shut off valve is in your home. The quicker you get there to turn it off, the less damage you will have. In that case, you do not want to be fumbling around your house to find it when the situation is dire.
Not the whole thing, just the part that has the damage. If paint is starting to peel, use a scraper and remove all the old paint, make sure the surface is dry and then repaint the area.
If you do not seal the area, it will seep through the new paint in a matter of time. The process I would recommend taking is first wash the affected area with a cleaning agent, Trisodium phosphate (TSP) is recommended. When washing the area, do your best not to “soak” the spot. Once this has dried, go ahead and paint over with the color in your house.
The water restoration process isn’t easy and can be quite tedious but it is well worth the time to ensure the quality of your home and the health of your family. People usually think as ‘dry’ but water damage is just as harmful here as it is elsewhere in the US.