If you have a fire or water emergency, please call us now at (319) 754-8050

To have the optimal experience while using this site, you will need to update your browser. You may want to try one of the following alternatives:

Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Causes of Commercial Water Damage

2/25/2020 (Permalink)

While a massive storm can wipe out power lines, flood offices, and shut down businesses for days at a time they aren’t the only causes of flood and water damage. Below are some of the typical causes of water damage to commercial buildings.

  • Windows- Water damage can be caused by windows that aren’t properly sealed. It can cause moisture to seep in, which can lead to mold build-up and warped wood and drywall.
  • Damaged Pipes- Broken pipes can stem from many reasons, such as changes in pressure, deteriorated water supply lines and sewer drains, and cold weather (freezing temps can cause pipes to burst).
  • Malfunctioning Sprinkler Systems- Signs of sprinkler leaks include wet surfaces like drywall and carpets, presence of mold and mildew, and standing water. Sprinklers can definitely come in handy during a fire emergency but they can also cause flood damage if they are faulty.

Should your business experience commercial water damage, SERVPRO of Burlington, has the advanced equipment and training to get your business back up and running.

Other News

View Recent Posts