How to Identify Water Damage
Mold can grow in as little as 24 to 48 hours. Stop mold growth, by identifying water damage fast. Here are some simple tips to help you identify water damage:
Identifying water in walls and ceilings may be obvious sometimes. However, it can be easy to overlook the most common signs. The early warning signs of water damage are peeling or bubbling paint or wallpaper. As more water comes into the property, walls and floors become bloated or swollen and may even warp. In severe cases, walls and ceilings may feel spongy to the touch.
You may be able to see water spots on walls and ceilings. Stains and possible mold are other ways to identify water damage.
Floors and carpets often hide water when the water is located in a corner. Many property owners often overlook the corner when looking for water damage. Floors can obviously be seen as wet, but carpet can hide water more easily. If the carpet feels spongy or soggy, you need to identify the source of that water.
Identifying water quickly is the best way to reduce damage. SERVPRO of Annapolis/Severna Park usually gets a call for mold damage after water was undetected by a slow leak. Protect your property. Identify Water Damage Fast!