Detecting Water Damage

Benefits of early water damage detection

People Who Live In A House With A Water-Damaged Plaster Wall That Has a Stain Shaped Like South America With A Goblin Growing Out Of the Western Coast (Drawn On In Erasable Marker)

What water damage can do. (Photo Credits)

Water damage can be a huge expense for any household or commercial establishment.

Early detection is the key in preventing a full blown problem.

Od Busters warn, even back molds can grow as early as 48 hours of non-detection.

“If areas affected by water are not restored to their original, dry state within 24 to 48 hours, there’s a good chance black mold will develop, putting the health of all occupants at risk. What’s more, building materials will deteriorate, compromising the structural safety of your home.”

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Early Detection is the Key

Valley Alarm for its part encourages home and business owners to install a monitoring system that could immediately alert them should water damage occur. A1 San Diego Water Removal   

“Flooding happens. Whether through natural causes or faulty equipment, the result is often heartache and headache. Mold will start to form after 24 hours, and months of cleanup, financial burden, and negotiations with insurance companies will follow. Fortunately, Valley Alarm has implemented products to protect your facilities, and peace of mind.”

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What else can be done?

One of the most prominent faucet manufacturing companies, DELTA Systems, has launched a leak detection alert monitoring that will make homeowners aware of a potential water damage problem.

“Delta Leak Detection is engineered to detect a range of water levels, from pooling water to a few drips that can cause costly damage over time. Two concentric rings of conductive metal within the unit monitor for the presence of unwanted water. Should any water flow over the top or pool underneath the device, an electrical connection between the two rings triggers an automatic alert to a connected smartphone or tablet. For further assurance, an audible alert and flashing LED light will activate to notify those in the home as soon as a leak is detected.”

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Have you examined your home for water damage?

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