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How To Prevent Water Damage During Construction

10/1/2020 (Permalink)

Ceiling dripping onto a couple It is important to choose professionals who know how to work around existing plumbing so that an accidentally flooded area can be avoided

When building a new home or business, there are usually many decisions to make that have a significant effect on the outcome. The last thing any home or business owner wants is water damage before or during construction. Below SERVPRO of North Columbiana County has some tips for you to avoid or successfully mitigate water damage during construction.

  1. Before beginning construction, have the area inspected.

Before you start construction it's important to have the area inspected so that the crew and any other professionals working on the property know exactly what needs to be done, and the location of the water lines. If you find water damage before construction, then a water damage restoration professional can help make those repairs part of the construction process.

  1. Choose professionals who can take appropriate measures.

It is important to choose professionals who know how to work around existing plumbing so that an accidentally flooded area can be avoided. A professional team who can perform a water pipe repair may be important in case any previous damage is discovered. This way you can feel secure in the fact the team of professionals working on your construction project will know how to find and identify any related water damage and make the appropriate repairs.

  1. Test everything to ensure it is working properly after construction.

Another way to help prevent a broken pipe is to properly test everything after any construction projects are finished. This will help you know any plumbing projects were completed correctly and give you time to go over the proper maintenance procedures with the professionals that completed the installation.

It is best to have your plumbing inspected before construction even begins. Many recommend working with professionals who can take care of any potential water pipe repair needs and testing the plumbing functionality as construction wraps up.

If you experience flooding or water damage, SERVPRO of North Columbiana can help! We are fire and water restoration experts and can handle any construction project as well.

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