Home Water Damage Prevention
A happy home can be rewarding until the plumbing and appliances you depend on every day fail and water damage results. You don’t need to be an expert to keep some water issues at bay. Learn some warning signs of potential water problems and take action before a small leak becomes a major catastrophe.
Here’s what you need to know to help make sure you come home happy.
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The friends carry their surfboards through the dunes and toward the ocean waves. Family photos are floating in the water on the floor of the house. From above, we see the blue waves crashing on the shore.
The water is a few inches deep in the house now. A baseball mitt floats.
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A hand turns the water valve off.
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Tips for Preventing Home-Related Water Damage
From toilets and tubs to faucets and your plumbing system, bathrooms can be a big source of potential water damage in your home. Get tips on how you can be proactive in helping prevent bathroom water damage.
Appliances, sinks & plumbing systems can be potential sources of water damage in your kitchen. Learn how to be proactive in preventing kitchen water damage.
Your washing machine and water lines are also potential sources of water damage at home. Travelers forensic engineer Kevin Arpin helps explain how to help prevent such incidents.
Learn how to turn off your main water valve and other proactive steps that can help prevent water damage in your utility room.
Learn how to proactively defend against potential water issues in your home.
Every surface in your home is exposed to potential water damage. The smart technology in water-sensor systems can help quickly alert homeowners of potential leaks to help prevent an unhappy homecoming.
Water damage due to a plumbing problem in your home can be life-changing. But there are some common signs that homeowners can look for, and steps they can take, to help avoid a major water issue at home.
Whether you’re heading out on vacation or running a quick errand, you want to return to your home as you left it. Learn the common causes of damage caused by plumbing and how to take simple steps to help prevent water damage.
Slow leaks, corroded pipes, degraded valves and supply lines can bring water troubles to your home. But with some basic home maintenance, you may be able to help prevent many of these issues before they start.
Most water damage that occurs at home is due to leaks in pipes and connections, and the cause frequently is maintenance issues. The good news is, you can help prevent an unhappy homecoming from a water incident.
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