Frozen Pipe Season Is Commencing
Fairfield County is starting to get colder. As we cling to the warmer weather, property owners have to keep in mind the potential water damage that can result from freezing temperatures.
Water can exist in three states (liquid, solid, and gas). The water in our pipes is obviously in the liquid form, but can freeze to the solid form when temperatures fall below a certain temperature. This change in temperature can affect the contraction and expansion of both the water and the pipe itself. When the pipe changes too much, it has the potential to burst. If this happens, water will inevitably pour from wherever the pipe is into all levels of the structure below.
The faster that remediation begins, the less the damage will be. As time passes, mold will begin to develop, which also needs to be removed.
It is important to contact a water damage restoration professional as soon as you notice any water damage. SERVPRO of Trumbull, Monroe & Northern Bridgeport has over 30 years of experience working with people who have had water damage to their property. If you have any type of water damage, call us immediately at 203.324.1642.