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During winter time, a lot of homeowners may be worried about the condition of their homes, especially their water pipes. Snow, ice, chilling winds, and winter weather can cause both residential and commercial properties to experience plenty of issues. One of the common winter problems is frozen pipes which often lead to frozen pipes bursts. This issue is quite common even in southern climates, so our local homeowners should not be surprised but rather be aware of this problem and the fact they may experience frozen pipes in house Dallas TX. In turn, burst and frozen water pipes can cause severe water damage throughout a home or business, which may result in extensive and expensive water damage repair Dallas TX.
Water or flood damage
Water damage is the most obvious result of frozen pipes that have burst. Many homeowners might assume that frozen pipes burst where a blockage is formed, but this is an incorrect assumption. Frozen water pipes typically rupture between the closed faucet and the blockage itself - in the area of increased pressure - which is always located somewhere in your home and causes severe damage. The extent of water damage restoration could mean the difference between a minor water clean-up and a saturated mess.
Extensive water damage restoration Dallas TX
If you experience severe flooding that is left untreated for an extended period of time, you can expect a rather expensive water damage repair Dallas TX. Water permeates through building surfaces like nothing else. Though often the water is clean and not contaminated, you will still likely need to inspect and potentially get rid of carpeting, flooring, drywall, ceiling, etc. This can be a long process that may require you temporarily leave your home. The best strategy you can follow is to stay ahead of freezing water pipes Dallas TX.
Health hazard associated with mold
Mold growth is always a risk after water damage restoration Dallas TX of any kind. Where there is moisture from burst frozen pipes, mold can follow. It is recommended to schedule a mold inspection following any type of water damage repair. Unlike clean water, mold growth can pose serious risks to your health and it's important to eliminate those risks sooner than later.
This winter season, Advantage Remodeling and Roofing is your ally in preventing pipes from freezing. Whether you're dealing with a burst pipe, water damage restoration, or mold growth, our reliable team of professionals is here for you.