Ways To Handle Water Damage and Mold In Your Home

They say that April showers bring May flowers. While this is true, April showers can also result in flooding and mold damage in your house. Continue reading to uncover new ways to deal with water damage and mold.

Reduce Moisture With A Bathroom Fan

After taking a hot shower, you might notice a lot of condensation on the mirror in your bathroom. Unfortunately, mold and mildew can grow when there is a lot of moisture in the air. You can reduce the amount of moisture in the air by having a fan installed in your bathroom.

Get Rid Of Visible Mold

It is important to get rid of mold as soon as you see it. Since mold is notorious for forming in damp locations, you may spot some mold growing in your shower. Be sure to clean your shower with bleach to stop mold growth in its tracks. 

Fix Any Leaks Immediately

A small leak is not something a homeowner should ignore. Even a small leak in your home can result in water damage and mold if left untreated. Once you have the leak fixed by a professional plumber, it will be one less thing you have to worry about. 

If all else fails, having a sump pump installed can keep your basement free of water damage and mold. Trust the professionals here at CityWide Plumbing – Sewer & Drain to get the job done right. To learn more, give us a call at 1-800-310-2564 or visit our website.