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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Mold Growth 48 Hours After Water Loss

Water Loss in Johnstown, PA

When a home suffers a pipe break it is imperative to call a remediation company right away. The main reason to mitigate water damage is to avoid Secondary Damage. Flooding in your home after a broken pipe can cause a lot of damage if left to sit over 24 hours.

List of Secondary Damage

  • Carpet Backing Delamination
  • Wood Swelling and Warping
  • Staining of Carpets from Wood Furniture
  • Mold Growth on Organic Materials

The wood on this hutch has seen warping and mold growth, both of which are considered secondary damage. Had SERVPRO of Ebensburg been on the job earlier we could have dried and cleaned.