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Water Heater Leak in Wethersfield CT

Water Heater Leak in Wethersfield CT

A homeowner noticed that their water heater had developed a leak, and contacted SERVPRO. The Water Heater Leak in Wethersfield CT was located in the basement utility area, was actively distributing water throughout the basement floor, and nearby storage of personal items. The homeowner did an internet search for “water heater leak basement cleanup Wethersfield CT” and called SERVPRO, who responded quickly by dispatching a team to the site. 

SERVPRO quickly arrived on location, and began providing several cleanup services to the home and homeowner, immediately addressing water damage issues. Once we arrived, we quickly isolated the problem area. We located the source of the water leak at the water heater, stopped the flowing water, removed damaged personal items, deployed drying fans to dry the affected areas, treated the area with an antimicrobial, cleaned the affected floors, and left the site ready for further repair and remodeling. 

Basements can be a central location for big problems in any home. Leaking water heaters (like this example), as well as other appliances and systems like plumbing, heating, drainage, and sump, can all cause problem when they stop functioning correctly. These situations can quickly grow top become hazardous unless water leaks are stopped and damage cleanup begins. These kinds of leaks and water issues can cause other nearby systems to malfunction, as well. 

The damage at this homeowner’s home was quickly dealt with, thanks to the homeowner’s call to SERVPRO and our team’s immediate response. “When I saw the water leak in our basement, and found the our hot water heater had flooded the place, I know we were going to need help. Thankfully, SERVPRO was here before we knew it, and completely took control of the situation.” 

How We Helped Clean Up:

  • 24 hour emergency service
  • Leak Isolation
  • Personal Item Disposal
  • Floor Cleaning
  • Structural drying
  • Anti-Microbial

Additional Water Leak Damage Cleanup in Wethersfield CT Services:

Water Damage can come from a variety of sources, and can adversely affect homes and homeowners in a variety of ways.  Ground water and natural streams can be made in to flood conditions by extreme weather such as rains, seasonal melting, and hurricanes. Seasonal changes can also cause burst frozen pipes and clogged drains. Appliance failure like broken hot water heaters, leaking washing machines, and sump pump failure are just a few ways that systems in your home can break down and cause  damage. When left unchecked and untreated, these conditions can cause serious hazards.

Before We Arrive:
The first moments after discovering water damage in your home could be stressful and confusing. First step? If you haven’t yet done so, call us immediately. If SERVPRO is on the way, you can start gathering your peace of mind. Learn more about how SERVPRO serves homeowners dealing with unexpected situations in your home by reading our cleanup overview information. 

How We Take Care of Water Damage:
Learn more about SERVPRO can take care of your home after flooding. View the many resources here on our website about the flooding restoration services SERVPRO offers. 

More Information:
Important and valuable information about flooding, water damage, and other disaster events can be found on the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) Website.