Controlling Water Damage by Anastasia Ellis, SERVPRO of Santa Clara

Homeowners, insurers, contractors and real estate companies are all facing a challenge from water damage, moisture and mold problems. The rate of mold claims and law suits regarding mold issues has created higher costs to insurance companies, higher homeowner insurance cost and a fear among homeowners of having their insurance cancelled if they make a water or mold claim on their insurance policy. Even worse, mold and moisture problems can affect the ability to sell your home!

As your grandmother said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” You can help protect your home and keep insurance costs controlled by doing your part to keep your home problem free. The most important step you can take is to identify any humidity, moisture or water damage problems before they create bigger problems such as mold or structural damage. Do not procrastinate if you find a problem. Get help from professionals like SERVPRO of Santa Clara to make sure the problem is solved.

Periodically inspect your home inside and out. Look for any water or moisture. Pay special attention around pipes in basements and crawl spaces. If you see a problem, call SERVPRO to identify the extent of the damage. Sometimes moisture in ceilings or wall cavities cannot be seen. This provides perfect conditions for mold growth. SERVPRO can identify this moisture and remove it, usually without expensive repairs. SERVPRO of Santa Clara professionals respond 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to help solve your problems fast!

Anastasia Ellis
SERVPRO of Santa Clara

Phone: 408-392-9700
Email: aellis@servoroofsantaclara.com
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