Okay so your water heaters flooded and you want to know how to fix the water? The number one thing you should do right off the bat, is shut the water off to the entire house so it doesn’t continue to leak and cause more damage.
A hot water heater can put a lot of water into your home very quickly. So the thing to remember is the water is clean water coming out of that water heater, so not everything needs to be removed but you need to make sure that you have a good idea of everything that got affected and then you can make strategic plans on how to dry a lot of these affected materials in place.
As long as you have the right air movers and dehumidifiers, a lot of this damage can be dried out and taken care of without creating as much damage to your home as you think. Just make sure that when you’re putting your drying equipment down that you don’t put a fan on the pilot light of your hot water heater, you could blow out the pilot light and the, it can create a gas hazard in your home.
Water Heater Leaks and How To Minimize the Damage
So, your water heater leaked, and you want to know what you can do to prevent further damages to your home.
First things first, get the water shut off to your house, so it doesn’t continue to flow water into your home. Next, I would get a plumber to make sure that he can do the repair to the water heater, so it doesn’t continue to leak.
The next thing you need to do is isolate the area that was affected and make sure you know all the material that got wet. Leaving wet material behind and unattended to can really cause a large problem down the line. So, once you’ve got an idea of everything that was affected, it’s probably time to call a restoration contractor, and see what they can do to help
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