• Leaks Happen. How to Keep Your Carpets Looking New, Regardless

    Water damage and your carpets.

    Water damage in the summer is not uncommon. From leaky pipes and appliances to torrential rains and inclement weather to flooding, your carpet takes the brunt of it when there’s water damage. But you can get it back to looking like new – without spending a fortune, either. Carpet water damage fixes

    When you have water damage it’s imperative to treat it as quickly as possible. When water is left untreated, it not only does more damage, but also becomes more of a health hazard the longer it sits. Mold and mildew starts to grow in as little as 24 hours. Because these are so toxic, any water damage you have needs to be treated by a professional as soon as possible.

    Besides, the sooner you treat your water-damaged carpet, the sooner you have it looking like new again.

    So do how the water damage treatment process get your carpets like new? The first step in the process is water extraction. It’s critical to get all of the water out during this stage and then dry the entire area thoroughly. Doing so will stop or prevent mold growth, limiting the damage.

    Once the water is out and the carpet is dry, the next step is cleaning. Professional cleaning will address any stains left by the leak, as well as the watermarks and general dirt left behind after the water is gone. Additionally, professional carpet cleaning will take care of any odor left behind after the leak or flood.

    Water damage is upsetting, especially if it affects your home and your belongings. Getting your home back to its original condition is the best way to get back to life as you know it. Your carpets are no exception. If you’ve had a leak or any other type of water damage, you can count on Whitehall Carpet Cleaners to get your carpet back to looking like new. Call (803) 732-3200 anytime, day or night, for quick response.

    By: Matt Lashway Wednesday, August 06, 2014
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