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Simple Structural Degradation Can Lead To Water Removal In Your Kingston House

2/8/2018 (Permalink)

Water Damage Simple Structural Degradation Can Lead To Water Removal In Your Kingston House Secure Foundations in Durham to Prevent Water Damage

SERVPRO Tip--Check and Maintain Your Foundation to Prevent and Mitigate Water Damage to Your Property

There are several factors in your Kingston home that can ultimately lead to a water emergency. While most of this is beyond the control of the homeowner, there are some things that you can prevent through a little bit of continued maintenance. Such is the case with cracks and erosion to mortar joints that hold your foundation walls together. While this might not seem all that difficult to manage, this kind of minuscule damage can worsen over time and create a significant water emergency in the right conditions. 

Most people do not go out of their way to visually inspect the structural integrity of their foundation on a regular basis, and there is a lot that gets buried underground that you cannot see. However, for what you can see, regular inspections can aid in preventing substantial water emergencies that require professional water removal services to your Kingston home.  
 
Our SERVPRO team of certified professionals has gotten extensively trained in water restoration efforts and practices to ensure that every house gets restored to preloss conditions. A combination of our expertise and state-of-the-art equipment work to prevent the problem from getting worse while simultaneously repairing and restoring the present damage.  
 
Extraction is a primary component of the water removal service, and depending on the severity of the water that is present, can get accomplished with a pump truck from our fleet or vacuums and portable pumps. It is imperative that our team surveys and assesses potential structural damage to ensure that the damage is not worse than initially thought.  
 
Our SERVPRO professionals look to locate the source of the damage and repair this problem to your foundation. With cracks, holes, and worn mortar joints, the penetration can typically get sealed off with the use of hydraulic cement. The compound is sturdy and can withstand high-pressure water, giving you a lasting solution to the formerly pregnable wall.  
 
Needing water removal services might seem traumatic, but if you reach out to SERVPRO of Durham quickly, you can rest a little bit easier. Our emergency response team is available anytime you need us by calling (603) 868-3343.

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