How do you fix water damaged walls?
After assessing what category of water touched the wall and how big the damage is, we can fix a water damaged wall by removing the affected area, checking for the insulation behind the wall and drying out all surfaces with air movement and dehumidifying machines.
Do you need to replace drywall if it gets wet?
Drywall can sustain damage if is exposed to water for too long. If its not addressed quickly, the structural integrity of the drywall becomes compromised. Becoming soft, weak and susceptible to mold growth. In which case replacement would be the best option.
Does insurance cover water damage?
Home insurance policies have you covered for most water damage situations. However, depending on the time frame of the damage and the source of the damage, the coverage may vary.
What causes mold damage?
Mold will grow in places with a lot of moisture, such as around leaks in roofs, windows or pipes. Mold also grows in organic material such as wood, cardboard and paper products.