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The Damage Sitting Water Can Cause Your Walls

a nice kitchen with large windows and flooding up to a few feet Flooding is probably one of the most unpredictable “accidents” your home can suffer.  Clogged pipe or full pipe burst can cause indoor flooding. Leaking water heaters can also cause flooding. But the most unpredictable of all causes is the weather. The unpredictability of the situation makes it even scarier because there is no real way you could be prepared for it. However, choosing a reliable water extraction company, can provide you with an ease of mind that if your home ever floods. For those in El Paso, Steamaway Carpet Cleaners is the reliable water extraction source.

The Consequences Of Indoor Flooding

Floods can cause many complications at home.  The most common problem that arises from flooding is mold.  The humidity in the water causes mold spores in your walls. If not treated immediately, over time they can spread throughout the walls.  Not only does mold look unpleasant at first sight, but it also presents health threats for you and your family.  Mold exposure may aggravate allergies and asthma symptoms for people with these health problems.   

Mold can also be extremely dangerous for people with any kind of respiratory disease.  Additionally, sitting water can cause rotting of wood, rusting of steel and discoloration of walls.  All of these problems can present further deteriorating problems for your home that your insurance may or not cover.  The longer you wait to treat these problems the worse and bigger the problems will become.  Usually these problems will spread throughout the walls and even make their way to the roof.  water damaged carpet getting water extraction from a professional vacuum

Water Extraction for the Unexpected

These problems are not avoidable because they are incredibly unpredictable.  However, you can prepare yourself by having a trusted and capable water extraction company at your side.  At Steamaway Carpet Cleaners we have over 15 years of experience in the industry and we understand the frustration of indoor flooding.  Our team is ready for any obstacle. We have the best equipment in the business.   We guarantee to be with you every step of the way, from the damage inspection to the very end. You can be certain your home will not suffer further damage.  Our water extraction and damage control services are the best in El Paso.  Contact Steamway Carpet Cleaners today.