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Possible Causes for Water Damage in Naples

9/6/2019 (Permalink)

A water pipe under a cabinet leaking water. Water damage happens from the smallest drips.

Causes & Categories of Water Damage in Naples.

When you hear yourself repeating an old poem that includes the line “water, water, everywhere” you know there is trouble. You are more than likely looking at water damage that will need to be remediated. SERVPRO of East Naples knows there are several different types of water damage that can take place in your Naples home or office.

Causes can include:

  • Leaking roofs
  • Snow or ice
  • Broken toilet pipes
  • Clogged pipes
  • Leaky dishwashers or washing machines
  • Heavy rain

The amount of water damage depends on the amount of water and the cause of the damage.

Beginning the cleanup process as soon as possible will only help prevent more damage from occurring, such as mold damage.

Categories of Water Damage in Naples:

  • Clean water. It might come from an overflowing sink or a broken appliance. The water does not pose a threat to people. Keep in mind that any water will become contaminated after it stops flowing.
  • Gray water. This water is contaminated from the get-go. It comes from broken toilets or sump pumps. It might not look dirty, or it might be brown.
  • Black water. Like gray water, it might not look dirty. One major source of black water is broken sewage pipes. Another source is any water that has been standing still.




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