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If you have ever experienced a flood in your home, you know just how devastating it is. The risk of flooding is an important factor to consider if you are a home or business owner because of the amount of damage that leaks and floods can cause. Luckily, there are some ways to be proactive when it comes to water damage. 

Check the Pipes

One of the most common causes of flooding or water damage is a result of broken or leaking pipes. There are several factors that could lead to broken or leaking pipes, but corrosion is one of the more inevitable causes. Corrosion mixed with high water pressure can lead to massive amounts of water damage or flooding. Hiring a professional from Fast Affordable Restoration to check your home for leaking pipes can spare you from the repercussions of a large leak or flood. 

Be Mindful of Your Appliances

Appliances are there for our convenience, but sometimes the installation of new appliances, or damage to current appliances, can lead to disaster. Washing machines, water heaters, dishwashers, and refrigerators are all common household appliances that can lead to water damage. When installing these appliances, enlist help from a professional. Paying a little extra money for professional installation is worth avoiding water damage to your home. 

Keep an Eye on Drainage Systems

Clogs are another common cause for flooding or water damage. Toilets, sinks, and showers are all capable of clogging. Toilets might clog because of the different kinds of waste that wind up getting flushed, and sinks and showers collect dead skin and hair that can also lead to clogs. The clogging that occurs can lead to leaks or floods because the drainage system is not working properly, so the fluid builds up and finds other places to escape. If you suspect water damage is occurring from a clogged drain, contact Fast Affordable Restoration to check out your water damage. Our professional team can assess the damage and detect whether or not there are other potential areas for water damage to occur. 

Who to Call

Being a homeowner comes with great responsibility, and it can be hard to anticipate something like a leak or a flood, but there are signs that you can be on the lookout for. Water damage is common amongst homeowners, but there are ways to be proactive in avoiding water damage or leaks in the first place. Hiring professionals for installation of new appliances, having your pipes checked, and even ensuring that the foundations of your home are sealed properly can save you time and money surrounding water damage. 

When it comes to a new leak, if it does not seem like much damage has occurred, contacting your regular plumber should suffice. If you find yourself dealing with quite a bit of damage or a large-scale problem, contact Fast and Affordable Restoration. We are experts in assessing water damage and working to repair the problem. Our emergency technicians service all of San Diego County and we offer a 24/7 response for people who find themselves in critical situations. For more information on FAR and how we can help you, check out our website

Fast Affordable Restoration

Certified experts in repair, mitigation, remediation of water, mold, fire, and smoke damage.

CSLB# 960682

 10620 Treena St #230, San Diego, CA 92131
1134 D St Suite B, Ramona, CA 92065
845 15th St, Ste 325, San Diego, CA 92101
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