3 things all homeowners should know about winter water damage

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While others are out celebrating winter weather and the accumulating snow fall, a few unlucky mountain residents may be dealing with winter weather infiltrating their home. In harsh winter climates, like Summit County, Colorado, flood damage is most likely to occur because of a frozen or burst pipe.

Once water damage happens, there is no time to waste. Water damage acts quickly, and will ruin property in short periods of time, if left unmanaged. The sooner the water is extracted and the property is dried out, the lower the risk of dangerous mold growth.

Here are 3 things you need to know about water damage.Winter Water Damage in Summit County, Colorado

Don’t Wait.

Call a local 24/7 water damage and restoration professional as soon as you notice any signs of water damage. The longer you wait, the more damage and the higher the costs of restoration.

Turn off the Electricity.

This one may seem obvious, but it’s imperative to restrict any power or electricity to a water damage or flood effected area.

Call a Professional.

Flooding and restoration professionals can quickly assess levels of moisture, in both visible and non-visible areas, while also assessing the area for mold growth. Local professionals also have the skills, experience, and equipment necessary to extract, remove, and restore your property.


The certified technicians at Exclusive Cleaning and Restoration can help. Give us a call 24/7 and we’ll help assess damage over the phone and be on site as soon as possible.