Risk of damage begins when you construct or buy a new home. The risk is not a specified factor, or it can’t be specific for any home. Risk is a generic term and it can be in any form. Risk of damage due to water is one of the potential risks in every home whether it is a new home or was built many years back. However, degree of water damage risk may be low or high under different situations. If you are locating in an area that faces heavy snowfall, the risk of waterpipe burst is higher due to freezing water. In heavy rainfall area, the risk may be due to flooding. These are unavoidable things.
How to reduce the risk
You can take some preventive measures to reduce water damage. The best thing is to prevent more water from entering your home, if possible in some way. Water when enters your home first moves in the carpet because it is on the floor. You can save it if you’re able to roll your carpet off the floor. Avoid walking on wet carpet to save it from further damage. You can save furniture and other articles lying on carpeted area in your home or you can save them by keeping some non-absorbent material underneath. You cannot take risk with electricity in wet condition and it is better to avoid electricity use or switch off the electricity in your home.
What’s the recourse?
Being in Oregon has an advantage to take help from water damage restoration Grants Pass services. Many professional services are available in Medford location and you can contact them for water damage restoration. They have experts to do this job and have water extraction equipments that can suck water from carpet, upholstery and padded materials in your home. They can remove it for thorough drying and cleaning. They use dehumidifier to eliminate the moisture, to make everything perfectly dry and set everything in place as well.