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How Can Water Damage My Home?

How Can Water Damage My Home?

When it comes to water damage, the effects can be felt almost immediately or gradually. This is why knowing how quickly will water damage ruin your home is very important when you are a homeowner. Water damage can occur in a variety of different ways, and it is important to understand how to recognize water damage in your home. At Global Public Adjusters Inc, we have the necessary equipment to find hidden water damage in your home. With this evidence, we can then negotiate on your behalf with your insurance provider to get you the property damage settlement you deserve. In this article by GPA, we share some information about how water can damage your home. 

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Natural disasters

Storms and hurricanes are the usual acts of God that cause water damage. This is why it is important to build a sturdy home if you live in an area where storms and hurricanes occur often. However, disaster-prone homes are not the only homes that should be prepared for calamities.

The effect of any force of nature on your home can be too severe that the damage can be seen immediately. On the contrary, the damage can be too small that you would not notice it until the damage is already visible.

Broken plumbing 

Another major cause of water damage to your property is broken pipelines or plumbing. Broken plumbing commonly occurs when your pipes are older since they are prone to cracking. Despite being able to last for a couple of decades, your plumbing system also needs proper maintenance for it to function well. In addition to this, broken pipes can also be caused by the weather. 

Water buildup 

There are certain spaces in your home that are really prone to water damage. These spaces are your basement, attic, gutters, and other spaces that are deep and shallow like your roof gutter. This is because it catches more water and it will be able to keep the water in a certain area for a long time, which can cause water damage. On top of that, these areas of your home are barely noticeable and rarely frequented, which is why it is too late before we notice the water damage issue.

At Global Public Adjusters Inc, we make it our mission to assist our clients with obtaining the property damage settlement they deserve. For more information about how we do this, or to learn more about different types of property damage, we encourage you to get in touch with a representative at GPA! 

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