Common Causes of Commercial Water Damages
Is your Melbourne, FL business at risk?
If you run a commercial business, it makes good business sense to keep your property in pristine, working condition. While there are numerous factors you must do to realize this objective, understanding the basics of commercial Melbourne water damage is particularly important. Lessen the chance of a negative impact on your property and business by frequently inspecting the below points.
Common Causes Of Water Damage:
1. Plumbing issues, old solder joints, eroding pipes
2. Roof or foundation failures
3. Malfunctioning appliances, especially in restaurants, and laundromats
4. Water back-up, clogged drain lines or sewage systems
5. Weather-related flooding from storms or hurricanes
6. HVAC problems, poor circulation resulting in high moisture levels and condensation
7. Fire extinguishing work completed by firefighters can lead to substantive water damage.
The Dangers Of Water Damage. There are a wide range of problems that can surface if you have water damage in your Melbourne or Viera business and do not resolve the issue immediately. A quick removal process can also decrease the amount of time your business is closed. Standing water, or heavily water-logged drywall, drop ceilings, and insulation must be removed ASAP to help the drying process of the interior of the structure. One of the more prevalent problems is a mold infestation. These fungi, from the spores present in the environment, thrive in places that are damp or wet. Mold can expose employees, clients, customers, and adjacent business populations to unwanted health complications.
Some of them include:
• Difficulty breathing
• Eye problems
• Asthmatic attacks
• Sinus infections
In many cases, business owners recognize signs of commercial water damage and want to correct the issue immediately. However, this is not the appropriate course of action if there is a significant volume of water, musty odor from mold, or non-identified water intrusion source. In fact, you could deepen the damages to your property by attempting to complete the cleanup process without the assistance of trained professionals from SERVPRO of West Brevard. In addition to missing invisible signs of water damage that can weaken the property's structural integrity if undetected, attempting to complete the restoration process can expose you to numerous health hazards, and slower reopening of your place of business. Call SERVPRO of West Brevard for effective commercial water damage services. From initial assessment and inspection to completion, with documentation of drying, we will have our IICRC-certified professionals work with diligence and dedication to get your commercial property in West Brevard, back to pre-water damage condition.