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What qualifies as water damage?

By Caroline Cornell

March 17, 2023

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Water damage occurs when water enters an area that it is not meant to be in, leading to structural damage and potential health risks. It can come from a variety of sources, such as storms, floods, leaking pipes, and overflowing toilets. Common signs of water damage include discoloration on walls, floors, and ceilings; peeling paint; buckling wood; and a musty smell. If left untreated, water damage can lead to mold growth, warped wood, and other hazardous conditions. It is important to address water damage promptly to prevent further destruction.



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