If you have a flooded basement or some water damage from a burst pipe the first thing you should do is turn off the water source if you have access to it. The next step is to call a plumber, IBX Services has emergency plumbers ready to assist you as soon as any problem arises. Call us as soon as you can so that we can help you, the faster that you call us the more damage we can prevent from happening.
Our plumbers will take care of the problem but if there is a lot of damage or an area has been wet for over 24 hours it is likely that more work will be required. Even though your house might look dry in most cases it is not and not drying it can lead to many further problems such as mould and cause you more headaches than it should. The team at IBX Services has the equipment and expertise to completely dry any potentially wet areas.
Leaving these areas wet will likely cause mould growth, it is not always very visible but by not taking care of it you will be putting yourself and anybody else on the property at risk. You can see the possible risks that accompany mould on our blog.
What to do in case of a flood
Another common problem that occurs after water damage like a flood is water seepage. This can lead to many problems such as cracked walls, floors, and ceilings. Don’t let this problem lead to more problems that can ruin the structural integrity of your home and cause even more problems. It is incredibly important that you make sure all moisture is removed from the affected areas.
If the water damage is able to access and electrical outlets or your circuit in serious risk of failing. If you can turn off the power in the damaged area you should.
Calling IBX Services will help you save your home a prevent a further disaster. We will make sure that your property is completely dry and prevent any potential mould growth. It might seem expensive to hire professionals like IBX Services when you think that you can handle the problem you prevent further problems. No matter how small or large water damage can be do not hesitate to call us today. it can save you money in the end by helping yourself but it can save you money in the end by helping yourself but
If the water damage occurred in the past and was not taken care of efficiently, you might have mould. Check our mould removal page for more information on how we can help you deal with mould.