Dallas-Based Leak Detection Company Provides Tips on Dealing with Water Damage and Water Leaks Dallas, Texas – American Leak Detection – DFW, Inc. (http://www.alddfw.com) is pleased to offer Dallas / Fort Worth homeowner’s valuable tips on dealing with
water damage and water leaks. “While preventing water leaks is the best medicine, there are times when having a water leak are unavoidable,” said Will Knell, Director of Operations for American Leak Detection. “Our commitment to the community has
always been to try and better educate our customers so we believe that offering some helpful tips can make the painful process of dealing with water leaks easier to deal with should the need arise,” added Knell. It is critical to be fully prepared for a flooded home or damage due to a flood. American Leak Detection is and has been here to help local residents prepare for water damage and tackle it when it takes place. There are some easy precautionary steps that individuals can do on their own, while there are other things that should be taken care of by the professionals at American Leak Detection. Before the professionals come to the home, the following tips are steps that local homeowners can take in the event of water damage: - If you don't know where the leak is coming from, be sure to get help from a professional.
- One of the most important things to do in the event of water damage is to turn off electrical appliances that are in standing water or on wet carpets, floors and especially on wet concrete floors, to prevent electrocution.
- Remove as much excess water as possible from your floor by putting down towels, mopping the area or using a wet/dry vacuum. Also, wipe water leakage from furniture, especially wood, and open windows to help the drying process.
- If the damage is severe, be sure to contact your insurance carrier to report the damage and losses caused by the water damage. About American Leak Detection American Leak Detection-DFW, Inc. the Original Leak Specialists, is a fully licensed, Texas-based company that guarantees superior-quality results at competitive prices. American Leak Detection's highly trained technicians use non-invasive methods to perform services from cause and origin investigations to the environmentally friendly trenchless sewer pipe replacement and ePipe lining system. Selected from over 250 worldwide franchises as franchise-of-the-year in 1997, American Leak Detection was the first to offer advanced electronic leak detection and is the only company in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to offer the BEnvironmental line of products - aimed at drain line health, facility hygiene and odor control. For more information, please visit http://www.alddfw.com.