From mold to compromised frames and foundations, water damage can cause a range of serious, underlying issues.
If not addressed immediately, mold and mildew begin growing within 24-48 hours after water damage.
Sometimes you can see the damage immediately, but other times it takes hours or even days for the damage to become visible. It’s important to act quickly and safely to ensure your home and your health aren’t in jeopardy from exposure. Jenkins Restorations can easily help with this process.
Unfortunately, no. Unless mold has been completely removed mold spores can remain dormant or inactive but can still be a threat to your home. Mold removal can be done effectively with a professional who specializes in mold removal.
Water damage happens quickly, usually within 24 hours. If you notice any signs of water damage, it normally isn’t something you can fix on your own.
Furniture should be dried out immediately after getting wet. If you leave it in the water for too long, it could start rotting. However, whether you can save wet furniture depends on the amount of water and the type of furniture. Water will cause composite furniture to fall apart much faster than hardwoods. The faster you can dry the air, the most likely you can salvage your furniture after a flood or water event.
While the exact amount of time it takes for water to damage your foundation depends on a number of factors, such as the type of foundation you have and how much water is present, damage can occur quickly. In some cases, it may only take a few hours or days for water to cause significant damage to your foundation.
In the process of home restoration, professionals might sometimes need chemicals in order to clean up water damage and mold. These types of toxic fumes are not safe for breathing in so it's best to stay away for a couple of days after they've been sprayed into your home
Yes, the repairs of water damage in your home might be necessary, you will probably need to replace walls, wet cabinets, floors, etc. If major construction is needed, make sure you hire an expert!
The drying process for homes affected by water damage can vary. Technically there’s not an precise estimation on how long the drying time would take. However, on average, a water damaged home may take around 5 days to dry. In other cases, it could take as little as two days, or in more serious situations, it may take a few weeks to fully dry out a home.
As soon as you noticed a leak you’ll need to contact a professional to inspect the property and find out the cause of the leak and how to fix it, most likely you will need to perform a dry out to prevent more damage and protect your property
No, Mold spores can seriously damage your health and it’s need special procedure to be remove to avoid the spreading of the spores and cause more damage.