Water Damage 101
Here at SERVPRO of Wyomissing, we know reaction time is EVERYTHING! Is your home or business being threatened by water damage, like a pipe bursting?
This is the timeframe of what will happen in the course of minutes, days and weeks if you don’t call us to handle your water emergency:
- Water spreads throughout the property and saturates all surfaces Water absorbs into carpets, walls, etc.
- Furniture finishes may bleed 1-2 Hours: Water begins to wick up the drywall
- Furniture begins to warp and crack
- Musty odor appears
2 Days – 1 Week:
- Mold may begin to grow
- Doors, windows etc. begin to swell and warp
- Hardwood flooring begins to cup, buckle or rise
- Tile may begin to crack Vinyl flooring will begin to curl
More than 1 Week:
- MOLD Demolition is required Mitigation and repair costs increase dramatically
If your home or business sustained water damage DON’T wait. Call your SERVPRO team right away at 610-208-0300. Pick up the phone and consider us ON THE WAY!!