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Water Damage Repair For Different Varieties Of Water Damage

Water damage is a very serious concern for homeowners. For the homeowners to ensure that they act in the fastest and the best way possible, they need to have a very clear and detailed idea of what needs to be exactly done for the entire property to be restored immediately. It is necessary for homeowners and even the owners of different types of properties to remain knowledgeable about the different varieties of water damage along with the methods that can be used for remediating the damages. Homeowners must make the best use of their knowledge for protecting their homes and properties.

Categorical Detailing of Different Varieties of Water Damages

There are different varieties of water damages based on the water category. We will have a look at those categories below:

Clean Water Damage

This type of water damage takes place when the water is very clear and it does not contain any contaminants. Clean water damage is generally caused due to burst pipes. There are practically no chances of any kind of health hazards for people but immediate action is necessary in regards to drying the flooded region. In case immediate action is not taken, there are chances of mold growth in the flooded area.

Grey Water Damage

There is slight contamination in grey water with the main contaminants being microbes. Grey water damage might happen because of toilet bowl or washing machine. Immediate cleaning of grey water damage is necessary. The cleaners must make use of goggles, protective masks and gloves for repairing grey water damage.

Black Water Damage

Water that is highly contaminated is black water. This type of water contains all sorts of unhealthy and dangerous microorganisms. It also contains chemicals like pesticides and fertilizers. Black water damage generally takes place in case of serious damage to sewage system or natural disasters. Black water damage needs to be handled by professionals due to the fact that it is extremely hazardous.

Water Damage Levels

The different levels of water damage include

Class 1 Water Damage

This damage takes place when there is very small quantity of moisture within the limited region. Generally only the porous materials like plywood get affected. This is minor damage that requires immediate repair involving drying the affected area.

Class 2 Water Damage

Class 3 Water Damage: This damage takes place when the ceilings, floors and walls along with insulation and carpet get saturated with excessive water. It is necessary to go for professional inspection for determining whether the house needs to be salvaged. Professional inspection is also required for determining the cost of water damage repair. Repair involves flooring, drywall panels, insulation and wall replacement.

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