ADVANTAGE Property Inspection, Inc.; 970-980-9502
Hidden water damage
Water is a powerful force. Any doubt of this fact can be erased by a simple visit to the Grand Canyon. And while your home is in no danger of becoming one of the Seven Wonders of the World (let's hope not), water can wreak havoc on a much smaller scale.
Water damage can come from several sources: floods, burst pipes, leaky roofs, seepage, etc. Many types are obvious, as is the damage caused by them. But even if you can't see the damage right away, a slow flow of water can often be worse than obvious leaks. Left untreated, it can cause:
- Pipe corrosion
- Foundation damage
- Foul odors
Repairing hidden water damage can be an even greater challenge. Depending upon the source of the damage, it may or may not be covered by homeowners insurance. In the case of mold, getting rid of the problem may be a monumental undertaking.
How can you protect yourself from this menace? A professional inspection can help. Using advanced moisture detection devices, coupled with years of experience, we can often detect water damage long before it becomes a problem. ADVANTAGE Property Inspection, tests for moisture with a highly sensitive moisture meter.
Beware of homes that have been vacant for longer periods of time!!!