Running water can be considered a basic necessity of life. You would not be able to clean your clothes, or wash the dishes without it. Although water can be used for many purposes, it can also cause major damage to your property, valuables and equipment unless you take steps to help maintain your home. By using these safety tips, you can minimize or help prevent water damage inside your home.
Water damage can come from different non-weather related sources, such as leaky baseboard heating, plugged air conditioning unit condensation drains, furnaces/boilers, water heaters, washing machines, and leaky plumbing.
How can you help prevent water from leaking inside your home or business?
No matter the source of damage-causing water, you can minimize or help prevent water damage from sources from within the home through home maintenance steps, including:
Also consider taking regular routine maintenance steps to help prevent water from entering your home or business, including:
In addition to taking steps to help maintain your property, homeowners should also consider purchasing insurance coverage. If you have any questions, contact your agent or company representative.