Water damage in your walls is a serious problem. It can cause your walls to turn black or brown with mold and may eventually lead to structural damage. If you catch it in time, though, a professional can repair water damage inside the walls as fast as possible to make sure none of this happens.
Find the Source of the Water Damage
It is important to first find the source of the water. This can prove difficult to do on your own. You should call a plumber to find the source of the water.
If water has only damaged a small part of the drywall, we will just replace the part damaged by the water. If part of the drywall is still dry, it may not have damage.
Get Rid of Wet Drywall and Insulation
The first step in repairing water damage inside the wall is to remove any wet drywall. A small area can be cut out using a utility knife. Always check to make sure the insulation is dry above the drywall you already cut out.
If there is wet insulation, there is still more wet drywall, which someone will need to remove from the walls. It’s always best to call in a water damage repair professional to do this for you.
Put in New Insulation and Drywall
Once all the wet drywall is gone, new insulation and drywall can be installed in your home. It’s always best to have a licensed professional complete this process for you.
Contact ServiceMaster Restoration by HRB to learn more about our water damage repair services. We’ll get the water out of your home, eliminate any moisture in your walls and destroy any mold that has appeared. You can rest assured that we will complete the job in a professional manner, keeping disruption inside your home to a minimum.
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