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What was the source of my water damage?

5/4/2018 (Permalink)

Water categories in Bermuda Run NC.

Did you know that water damages are separated into three categories depending on the source of the water?  These categories define the relative contamination levels contained in the water and the relative danger it poses to occupants.   The three categories are:

Category 1:  Clean water, water from a broken supply pipe.  Category 1 water contains no contamination and does not pose a threat to occupants. 

Category 2:  Category two water contains a significant degree of contaminants and could cause discomfort/illness when occupants are exposed to them.  Examples of category two water include overflow from washing machines and or dishwashers.  

Category 3:  Category three water is grossly unsanitary and can cause severe discomfort/sickness.  Sources of category three water are sewage back flows, flood waters.  

Category one and category two water that is not removed from a home expediently can progress to a category three contamination level.  This makes time very important when a homeowner in Bermuda Run is deciding on whether or not to involve a restoration contractor.  Make sure you call SERVPRO of Davie and Yadkin Counties, (1 336 677 1415) quickly to ensure that your Bermuda Run water damage is re mediated quickly and correctly to protect your home and loved ones.  

All three categories require different levels of care to be sure that the occupants of your home are protected from the dangers they can harbor.  Make sure that your restoration contractor knows the difference, call SERVPRO of Davie and Yadkin Counties, (1 336 677 1415) today.

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