3 Ways to Prevent Water Damage in Your Home
Nobody likes the idea of water accumulation creating expensive problems in their home. But the reality is that water damage can be pretty common, especially in wetter climates. The best thing you can do to avoid water damage is to consult a professional waterproofing company. Here are a few other things that you can take care of in the meantime to help prevent water damage.
Check Your HVAC unit.
Your indoor heating and air conditioning can be a trouble spot for many leaks which is why you should try to keep an eye on it. All it takes is just a little water leaking from a pipe or a bad connection on a hose. Since most people don’t think about their HVAC system, it is easy to forget about it and let leaks get worse, which will allow water damage to spread. Even if your tanks are in good condition, there is still a risk of condensation buildup.
Be Careful With Your Appliances
Home appliances are often big culprits in water damage, because of wear and tear from daily use. Make sure that your dishwasher and washing machine are in good condition. It’s a good idea to check under or behind your appliances if you can for any signs of excess moisture or cracks that could let water leak. Even your refrigerator and freezer could leak occasionally if they go unchecked. Another thing you can do is get a small water level alarm that will alert you if there are signs of one of your appliances flooding.
Call a Professional
Although there are many DIY solutions for taking care of water damage, you ultimately should trust your home waterproofing to an expert. Not only do you want a professional eye for inspections to find sources of water damage that you missed, but the right waterproofing company can take care of any issues they find, like mold and water accumulation.
Contact All Aspects Waterproofing Today for Your Waterproofing Needs
Whether you need a new sump pump installed or want to waterproof your entire basement, contact All Aspect Waterproofing, a Better Business Bureau A+ rated company with over 30 years of experience in the Washington, DC./Maryland/Virginia area. We have a great deal of experience in waterproofing, mold testing, and mold remediation, and we want to make you feel at home again. Contact us online or by calling 1-866-999-3110 or 301-766-4420. To see what we’re up to, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Houzz.