There are so many different ways that water damage can occur in your bathroom. This makes bathrooms one of the most water damage-vulnerable areas of the home, especially if you’re not careful or mindful of the warning signs.
Here are a few tips on preventing and responding to water damage in your bathroom (specifically your sinks and bathtubs) from our restoration experts at Restoration 1 – Greater Charlotte.
There are many different tips for preventing flooded sinks. We include a few below for you to look out for:
There are some quick fixes you can employ for a flooded sink. We list those below. If these don’t work, however, you will need to call a plumber.
Just like sinks, there are many different ways that a bathtub could flood. Here are a few potential sources of bathtub flooding you can be on the lookout for:
Flooded bathtubs can cause quite a mess. Beyond common, minor issues like a clog or leaky overflow drain, you may need to call in a plumber for help. For instance, if small cracks develop in your tub, water can begin leaking through them. This can sometimes be fixed with some caulking, but it is often best handled by a professional plumber.
Flooding in your bathroom is one of the most difficult types of water damage disasters to avoid because there are so many different ways your bathroom can flood. Nonetheless, as you follow the advice above you will be able to prevent most potential bathroom floods. For any water damage you do experience, however, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at Restoration 1 – Greater Charlotte for our water damage restoration services.