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What are the secondary damages caused by water that a homeowner should know?

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When water damage occurs in your Ottawa home, the primary damage will likely show visible signs. For example, you may have soaked furniture or drywall. Paint can bubble and flooring may start to lift. These initial issues must be addressed right away by water damage remediation professionals. Secondary damages caused by water are less visible […]

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What are the four classes of water damage that can occur in my home?

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While there are different categories of water – Category 1 (clean), Category 2 (grey), and Category 3 (black) – that can wreak havoc on your house, the damage is also categorized into classes to aid in the proper remediation techniques. Water damage in your Ottawa home will be classified in one of four classes depending […]

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How fast can mold grow after a leak has occurred?

How fast can mold grow after a leak in my home?

When water floods your Ottawa home, mold can grow faster than you may imagine. Within 72 hours of exposure to water, mold develops on surfaces. That is not a lot of time to remediate water damage and fix the leak after a leak or a flood. It is imperative to take the proper steps and […]

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What are the categories of water damage to look out for in my home?

categories of water damage to watch for in my home

Remediating the aftermath of water damage can be quite the struggle. Immediate steps are necessary to save your home, limit the extent of the damage, lower the health risks for your family and prevent secondary damage from occurring. Flood damage, leaky pipes, storms and sewer backups can all cause water damage, and yet, no two […]

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What Does Water Damage Do to Homes and Buildings?

What Does Water Damage Do to Homes and Buildings?

Water damage affects your home or office building in different ways based on how the water entered the structure. The construction materials used react to water differently, but in general, you can expect rot, rusted metal, mouldy insulation and drywall, and warped wood. You may not notice rotting wood for a while because of its […]

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Understanding the Effects of Water Damage on Your Home

Effects of Water Damage on Your Home

As a homeowner, encountering water damage of any kind can be a cause for concern. That is why it is so important to understand how quickly and in what ways water damage can affect your home. While flooding causes immediate and visible damage, there are some situations where the water damage cannot be seen immediately. […]

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Why Do I Need to Hire a Professional to Remove Mold?

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When mold is visible, there is no doubt that it’s time to remove it quickly. However, mold growth isn’t always obvious. It can grow in hard to see and hard to reach places. You may not even notice it until you get a musty smell or take on a renovation project that uncovers a mold […]

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