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Which Appliances Cause the Most Household Flooding in Yorktown Heights?

2/1/2021 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO provides water damage repair when appliances cause water intrusion

Water heaters, overflowing bathtubs, and HVAC systems are among the culprits causing household flooding. Other appliances can cause water overflow as well. It often starts small, such as a drip, but can quickly become serious. 

Which Appliances Are the Most Susceptible?

Dishwashers, refrigerators, and washing machines are three of the appliances that cause flooding in a home. When these appliances go haywire, gallons of water can pour into your home. This is when you need water damage repair in Yorktown Heights. A professional company can make a big difference in proper cleanup and restoration. But certain things can help prevent problems.

  • Dishwashers – Dishwasher back up and supply line leaks can cause moisture to overflow. The drain gate should be checked often. A key component is using the recommended detergent.
  • Washing Machines - – A significant risk here is burst supply lines. Check the hoses regularly for cracks, wetness, or pinholes.
  • Refrigerators with Automatic Ice Makers – The problem here is the copper water line that supplies water to the ice maker. It can leak or become unattached.

If you have a catastrophe because of a faulty appliance, contact SERVPRO of Northern Westchester County at (914) 241-8100 for water damage repair in Yorktown Heights.

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