These are the words of advice from the folks at KGI Mitigation Techniques who have shared a reminder that if disaster strikes in ther form of flood waters, it is important to take remedial action as soon as possible after those waters recede.They also suggest calling upon local experts for assistance.
Failure to act promptly could result in additional expenses and unforeseen health problems later.
Procrastination Can Be Dangerous
If you don't take quick steps to stop it, any water in your home will create a host of other problems:
Storm and flood water damage becomes a waste water intrusion
Fungi appear, along with a stronger musty odor.
Anything wood begins to swell and warp
Wet Drywall and other porous building materials begin to swell and disintegrate.
Uncoated metal surfaces begin to rust.
Door and window casings swell and warp or split.
Wood decking, joists, studs begin to swell, warp and split.
Electronic components malfunction.
Health Hazards associated with Indoor Air Quality becomes an issue
Occupants with health issues or compromised immune systems begin to experience distress.
Water damage specialists can help you address all of these potential problems.
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