Secondary Effects From a Water Damage
Failure to react quickly to a water damage in your home or business can lead to secondary damage. Secondary damage is damage that is caused by the moisture in the air. Primary damage is the result of direct contact with the initial water loss. Some examples of Primary damage would be walls and floors.
Homeowner comes home to 2” of standing water in his finished basement. His sump pump failed to work. Unknown to the homeowner, the water covered the basement floor for several days. As a result, many items were damaged from the moisture in the air. The photo shows the moisture damage to the prints that were hanging on the wall due to high humidity.
Working with a restoration service that understands water damage clean up is the best way to prevent secondary damage.
If your home is flooded or damaged because of a failure to the Sump Pump, Call SERVPRO (248) 427-1500