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What Are the Top Causes of Water Damage in Sherman Heights?

1/3/2023 (Permalink)

A pipe on top of a water heater is leaking. We are leaders in water damage restoration services in San Diego.

Water damage is the most common form of property damage in the United States. Our local San Diego City, South West team often responds to water damage emergencies in Sherman Heights. Our team is trained and certified by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), the nonprofit certifying body for the cleaning and restoration industry. According to industry estimates, 14,000 people in the United States experience a water damage emergency at home or work each day.

The most common causes of water damage are:

  • Severe weather
  • Clogged gutters
  • Leaking pipes
  • Washing machine water supply line leaks
  • Condensation from air conditioners
  • Blocked drains
  • Malfunctioning sprinkler systems
  • Leaking water heaters

Here are some more facts about water damage:

  • 98 percent of basements in the United States will experience some form of water damage during their lifespans
  • 37 percent of homeowners in the United States claim to have suffered losses from water damage
  • 5 billion is the annual cost to insurance companies from water damage and mold in the United States
  • $6975 is the average cost of a home water damage insurance claim
  • The average age of failed washing machine supply line hoses is 8.7 years
  • 75 percent of water heaters fail before they are 12 years old

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When your home or commercial business in Sherman Heights has a water damage emergency, our San Diego City, South West team is Here to Help ® We’ll restore your water damage “Like it never even happened.” Call us today at 619-269-5004.

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