Article provided by: Texas Pride Restoration
Many property owners dread Dallas water damage. However, water damage is almost inevitable, especially when it rains or snows. Water can cause thousands of dollars in damages and increase the likelihood of the development of mold and mildew on your property. Texas Pride can ease the cleanup process so that you do not have to deal with expensive losses as a result of Dallas water damage.
What causes water damage?
There are many causes of water damage, including floods, heavy rain, leaking faucets, broken plumbing, overflow from washing machines, and leaky roofs, among others. Water can cause minor or severe damage to your property. Once your property sustains water damage, call Texas Pride immediately to come and help you with the cleanup to prevent damage to your furniture, rugs, and clothing.
Our water damage experts can assess the seriousness of the damage to your property to determine what they need to start remedial action. There are different categories of water damage based on severity. Category 1 is water damage caused by clean water that does not pose much health risk to humans.
Category 2 is damage caused by contaminated water that poses health risks to humans. This type of damage is often caused by broken bathroom plumbing and sink overflows. Category 3 damage is caused by black water filled with harmful microorganisms that may cause sickness.
Classes of water damage
Classes of water damage determine the repair options available to home and business owners. Class 1 damage occurs when objects in your premises absorb minimal amounts of water. Class 2 damage occurs when water is absorbed by objects in your premises and evaporates quickly.
Class 3 damage is often caused by sprinklers and overhead water sources that soak walls and furniture with water. Lastly, class 4 water damage affects concrete, floors, and plaster is usually the most difficult to restore.
What are the health risks of water damage?
The health risks of water damage are determined by the source and severity of the damage. Clean water damage poses the least health risks to humans because it is relatively free of microorganisms that may cause health complications in humans. Although freshwater does not pose significant health risks, ignoring it can cause the growth of mold and mildew in the affected areas. To prevent health complications, call Texas Pride to remove the water so that it does not cause further damage to your property or surrounding buildings.
Dirty water contains harmful microorganisms that may have detrimental health effects if they come in contact with people. It is essential not to try and get rid of dirty water yourself because of the health risks of coming into contact with such water. Our water damage experts are equipped with boots, goggles, gloves, and face masks so that they can provide safe water damage restoration.
When you call Texas Pride for water damage restoration, we will not simply come, remove the water from your place, and consider it a done job. Instead, we will also clean and disinfect your home or business to eliminate health risks.
Texas Pride specializes in safe water damage restoration by ensuring that affected areas are free of water and thoroughly disinfected. Call us immediately you experience water damage.
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