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Types Of Water Damages

1/23/2019 (Permalink)

Types Of Water Damages

There are three types of water damages. The first and most basic one is usually, clean water. Clean water may occur from an overflowing bathtub, broken sink, leaking kitchen sink or a tube pipe. The water itself is not harmful but mold and bacteria growth can still result from damp and standing water. Within minutes, water is into your floors, walls, and belongings. Your furniture finishes may bleed causing permanent staining on your carpets. SERVPRO has 24/7 emergency service water restoration, including holidays, located in New York, NYC. 
Secondly, there is gray water. Gray water includes dirty water from washing machines, dishwashers, toilet water, sump pump water. Unlike clean water, gray water is not safe to interact with. It contains microorganisms, contaminants, or chemicals that can be harmful to touch or may cause disease. Within forty-eight hours, and mold and mildew may grow and spread. Doors, windows, and studs swell and warp. The metal in your home begins to rust and corrode. Furniture will show signs of mold, paint begins to blister, wood flooring swells and warps. The SERVPRO team are highly trained water restoration specialist located in seven different locally owned companies in New York. 
Lastly and unsurprisingly, black water is the most harmful water. It contains microorganisms, contaminants, chemicals, bacteria, and fungi. It comes from sewage as well as flood water from rivers, oceans, and lakes. If you allow clean water or gray water to sit it can become black water. Black water tends to have a strong mold scent to it and requires immediate attention. SERVPRO located in NYC provides professional twenty-four seven services. 
The expediency of water restoration with which they clean, repair, and restore your home. This not only returns your home to its former state, but it also prevents secondary damage. The following are the local companies of NYC: Manhattan, Gramercy, Midtown, Murray Hill, Flat Iron, Chelsea, and Clinton, New York.

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