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Finding out you have a leak is not a great way to start the day.

Finding out you have a leak is not a great way to start the day. Leaks can occur anywhere in your home, sometimes going completely undetected until it's too late. Avoid the potential headache by getting ahead of leaks before they become a major problem with Enero Labs Water Leak Detection System. Here is a comprehensive look at water leaks, and how to prevent them.

Remember, early detection of a major water leak can save you a lot of time and money. Some typical situations; a water leak may consist of burst or burst pipe, wildlife infestation, a lack of an extraction system for an appliance, poor construction practices, and construction on a poorly prepared site. Most water leaks occur at, or exit through a wall that is not properly lined with sheet rock or to create a void. There are simple signs you can look for to determine if your home is experiencing a water leak. Often, they are evident around your ceiling or even around the floor, it is important to assess the extent of the damage before you spend money. A hole or break in a concrete wall will allow water to climb into the concrete and cause further damage. Especially, after the water evaporates, it is fairly easy to see the crack around the leak on wood. Water damage in wood products will often create the drying process much quicker, meaning the material will receive even more damage. A water leak at the floor level, usually through or near a floor covering, will often cause floor damage such as warping and buckling. Often, the floor will need to be replaced, so stay away from the water while your concrete floor dries; as you are looking at the damage, look for floor damage signs such as bubbling. The damage to your new area rugs which are often the first to receive water may cause the fibers to twist and the fibers themselves to get poorer. Your fibers will be even worse if they are exposed to water over a long time.

Reducing accidental water-leaks will go a long way towards minimizing the expense and time dealing with the damage, especially when combined with implementing immediate water mitigation measures to put the leak behind them once the extent of damage has been assessed.

Check out Enero Labs Water Leak System to provide you peace of mind, with its automatic water shut-off and leak alerts delivered to you wherever you are.

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