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Considering the Consequences of Water Damage

If you are a homeowner or even a renter, then you know there is a nearly infinite list of problems that can go wrong with your home. It almost always seems like you are getting one things fixed just as another thing is going wrong. For this reason, it’s a really good idea to know of a great home services company. That way, fast, affordable fixes are just a phone call away. Here at Parker & Sons, we hope to be your one-stop-shop for all your home service needs including everything plumbing, electrical, water treatment, heating, and cool.

As we mentioned before, there are a lot of things that can go wrong with your home. Almost always, the faster you fix something the better. Today, we are going to talk about the consequences of water damage. In worst-case scenarios, water damage could end up costing you tens of thousands of dollars in repairs.

1. Mold & Mildew

Even in a dry climate such as we have here in Phoenix, mold and mildew can be major worries. Mold and mildew grow when they have access to moisture. They are a classic issue of water damage. If mold or mildew are allowed to grow unchecked, you could be facing a massive headache and a huge repair bill.

2. Health Concerns

Not only are mold and mildew bad for your home, they are bad for your health. Mold and mildew have both been shown to degrade the air quality in your home contributing to asthma and allergy symptoms.

3. Water Damage = Fire Hazards

Water damage could create fire hazards?! What?! Yes, it is true. Often, water damage can comprise your electrical systems, and water is an incredible conductor of electricity. These factors can combine to create major fire hazards.

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