How Water Damage in Neighbor’s Phoenix Apartment Can Affect You
Apartment living brings a whole new set of challenges to keep your living space safe and in good working condition. Whenever moisture makes its way into your Phoenix apartment building, there is a possibility your unit can get negatively affected even if the leak isn’t in your apartment. Learn how you might be at risk for damage in your apartment and what to do if it happens to you.
Your apartment is only as protected from water damage as your neighbor’s
Many times, your unit can suffer from water damage without you even noticing it. Moisture can soak into your unit from other apartments, and you might not even realize it. Wet materials in other parts of the building can cause humidity to rise inside the entire complex. Humidity can cause water damage issues with your contents and building materials, even if nothing inside your unit comes into direct contact with moisture.
What to do if you experience water damage
If you know there is a plumbing failure inside your building, it is wise to call in the professionals at SERVPRO. Our highly trained team can tell you if there is water damage inside your Phoenix apartment unit and where the leak is coming from. Our technicians are trained to be able to know if excessive moisture has affected your dwelling or not. We know what places to look and how we need to check for problems. Through the combination of training and experience, we can tell you whether there is an issue inside your home.
Highly trained to get the job done
Our SERVPRO technicians use their extensive training achieved by their completion of IICRC certification programs to determine where moisture could have entered your apartment unit. We know how water travels through a structure as well as we understand how buildings get built so that we have a good idea of how liquid moves through your apartment complex. Once we get a good idea of where moisture could be, we utilize advanced technology to determine the moisture content of your structural components and personal possessions. We have at our disposal various types of moisture sensors that test how moisture affected different kinds of materials got as a result of the water leak. We use these instruments to figure out how wet your contents and building materials got after the disaster, and the standard moisture content of them when they have not been negatively affected by moisture.
If you ever hear about a water leak taking place in an apartment unit near yours, don’t hesitate to make sure your apartment is protected! Call SERVPRO of Phoenix at (480) 502-2090 for fast 24/7 service.