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4/4/2024 (Permalink)

MAN EXTRACTING WATER FROM WAREHOUSE FLOOR Extracting water from a pipe break at a warehouse in Perrysburg, OH

Spring can be a time of mixed types of weather and SERVPRO of Bowling Green/W. Lucas County knows all too well how it can affect your home or business when the weather changes drastically in a short amount of time. Pipes break, basement floods from drain back ups or sump pumps fail due to excess water coming into the residence or business. Preventative maintenance is the key to making sure you are prepared for this type of catastrophe happening to you!

Inspect your walls and ceilings

Walls tend to hide leaks rather well, but if you look closely at your drywall, you can often find evidence that they are there. Small things like discolored areas, paint that is peeling or soft spots might be indicative of a hidden leak that you should have a professional check out ASAP.

Don’t forget to look down

 If water damage is present, it can gradually work its way down and get into the floor of your home, soaking into the subfloor and causing problems. If you notice any soft spots or buckling of your floor, it might be a sign that the subfloor has become saturated with moisture.

Inspect your roof

Your roof is your home’s best defense against water damage, so it is wise to check on it often. You can inspect it easily from the ground with binoculars to look for loose shingles or other signs of wear. You can also go out during the next rain shower to make sure your gutters are properly functioning and keeping water away from your foundation.

Pay close attention to the basement

 Basements are not supposed to be the damp and musty places they have been given the reputation of being—in fact, they should not be. Check your basement often for signs of moisture and mold, and if you do notice any issues, be sure to have a professional check it out right away.

If you see any potential problems, please give our office a call to set up an inspection with our Restoration Specialists who are certified in our field here at SERVPRO of Bowling Green/W. Lucas County 419-867-8678.

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