Salt Lake City Office
963 Folsom Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT 84104-1130
Phone: (801) 355-4433
It’s the dead of winter, which hopefully means that you went through drain maintenance, water heater maintenance and other basic yearly checkup tasks through a professional, full-service plumber like Whipple. These simple checklist items may seem like a small deal, but they can be the difference between a warm winter season and a cold, expensive one.
People who haven’t taken care of certain bits of upkeep may run into that often-terrifying devil: Water damage. Whether it’s a water heater leak or some other root cause, water damage can be one of the most expensive and inconvenient plumbing issues out there. What causes it, how is it classified and what can it lead to?
There are several potential causes for water damage in your home:
Classifying water damage is important, and it’s based on the kind of water involved in the damage and the repairs that are likely to be required. The categories of water type are as follows:
The classes of damage and likely repairs that are used includes the following:
Water damage can lead to moderate to severe health issues, including:
For water damage repair, maintenance assistance or any other plumbing needs, our experts at Whipple are standing by to assist you today.