The 2018 hurricane season has been an unusually quiet one, but there’s still time for more storms to head our way. Tropical Storm Gordon caught us in the peak of the season, and there are still more storms brewing. When heavy storms hit us, we tend to look for the obvious signs of water – puddles from mysterious leaks, drips from the ceiling, or flooding from rising waters. Once those are checked out, we tend to move on with our lives. While that may seem like enough, it’s so important to check for signs of hidden leaks.
Signs of possible hidden leaks:
Mold / Mildew
Damaged Paint / Wallpaper
Stain Pools on Walls / Ceilings
Damaged Walls (warping, cracks, discolored)
Warped Door Frames / Door Alignment
There are also things to check and be mindful of on the exterior of your home regarding storm and water damage, as well as other weather related damage. Be sure to look for:
Lifted, stressed, or cracked shingles
Cracks, splits, and chips in siding, stucco, paint, or wood
Debris-driven dings and dents on roofing, siding, windows, and doors
Soggy / swollen wood
Leaks around windows
Remember, once water enters your home, the clock starts and the damage to your home increases greatly, and very quickly. Below you’ll see how water in your home causes damage in minutes, hours, days, and weeks. If you even suspect water damage or leaks in your home, call us immediately to start assisting you. It’ll save you and your family time, frustration, money, and your home. Whether you’re in Destin, Panama City, or Fort Walton Beach, we’re there for you.
Complete DKI is a leading restoration contractor with offices in in the Pensacola, FL, Tallahassee, FL, and Mobile, AL areas. We have years of experience in disaster restoration. Complete DKI provides restoration services to commercial, insurance, and residential clients.
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