Erez Gilad, owner of 911 Remediation LLC, lists some proactive steps you can take to minimize the impact of water damage.

Erez Gilad is Owner of 911 Remediation LLC. To reach Erez Gilad call (510) 221-6767.
Video: Secondary Effects of Water Damage
Complete Video Transcription:

RICHMOND − Host, Sarah Rutan: When water damage occurs in your home, you’ll need to act promptly to avoid potential secondary effects. Today we’re in Richmond with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Erez Gilad of 911 Remediation to learn more.

Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Erez Gilad: If you suffer water damage it is important to deal with it immediately to avoid secondary damage such as mold growth. There are some steps you can take before professional arrive. Shut off the main water. Identify the source of the leak. Open your windows and doors; ventilation is very important. Mop the standing water as much as you can. Use towel to sop the water. Please note that using a professional to dry out the structure is the key to avoid secondary damage of mold growth on the structure and spreading mold spores in the air.

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Erez Gilad is a 10-year veteran of the restoration industry and owner of 911 Remediation LLC, a Diamond Certified company. He can be reached at (510) 221-6767 or by email.

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