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Common Causes of Water Damage

Water damage can occur in many ways, often unexpectedly, and can lead to significant problems if not addressed promptly. Understanding the common causes of water damage can help you take preventive measures and respond quickly when issues arise.

Flooded Basement

1. Poor Drainage:  Improper grading around your home can cause water to pool around the foundation, leading to basement flooding.

2. Sump Pump Failure:  A malfunctioning sump pump can fail to remove water, resulting in basement floods.

3. High Water Table:  In areas with a high water table, groundwater can seep into basements, especially after heavy rains.

Burst Pipes

1. Frozen Pipes:  During winter, water inside pipes can freeze and expand, causing the pipes to burst.

2. Old or Corroded Pipes:  Over time, pipes can weaken due to corrosion or wear, making them more susceptible to bursting.

3. High Water Pressure:  Excessively high water pressure can strain pipes and lead to bursts.

Leaky Appliances

1. Washing Machines:  Hose connections can loosen or deteriorate, causing leaks.

2. Dishwashers:  Faulty door seals or clogged drains can result in water leakage.

3. Refrigerators:  Ice makers and water dispensers can develop leaks due to damaged lines or connections.

Leaky Roof

1. Damaged Shingles:  Missing, cracked, or curled shingles can allow water to penetrate the roof.

2. Clogged Gutters:  When gutters are clogged, water can overflow and seep under the roof, causing leaks.

3. Poor Roof Flashing: Improperly installed or damaged flashing around chimneys, vents, and skylights can lead to roof leaks.

Preventive Measures

1. Regular Maintenance:  Inspect and maintain plumbing, appliances, and roofing regularly to catch potential issues early.

2. Install Sump Pumps:  Ensure your basement has a functional sump pump with a backup power source.
3. Improve Drainage:  Ensure proper grading around your home and keep gutters and downspouts clear to direct water away from the foundation.

About 360 Water Damage

360 Water Damage is a fast-growing restoration company in the Minneapolis area, known for our trustworthiness, quality service, and clear communication with both residential and commercial customers. Our team of well-trained, skilled technicians is among the best in the restoration industry, dedicated to providing exceptional service and results.

We specialize in water mitigation services for burst pipes, leaky appliances, flooding, claims processing, and more. We offer a FREE visual inspection with state-of-the-art equipment to accurately assess water damage loss. Feel free to contact us anytime at (952) 222-8044.

We recognize the importance of building strong partnerships within the insurance industry to better serve policyholders and streamline processes. Therefore, we are eager to explore potential collaboration opportunities.
Thank you for considering 360 Water Damage as your trusted partner in water mitigation services. We look forward to the opportunity to work together and achieve mutual success.

Learn About Our Owner, Milan Bindas

Before founding 360 Water Damage, Milan Bindas enjoyed a successful career as a medical architecture planner. His extensive experience includes working on prestigious projects such as The Minneapolis Children’s Hospital, multiple emergency rooms, assisted living facilities, and more. Milan’s passion for ensuring safe and healthy living environments, combined with his architectural expertise, ensures that all our water mitigation restoration projects adhere to ANSI/IICRC, MN State, and local codes.

Under Milan’s leadership, 360 Water Damage has rapidly grown and earned a reputation for trustworthiness, quality service, and clear communication with both residential and commercial customers. His dedication to exceptional service and results is reflected in our team of well-trained and skilled technicians, making 360 Water Damage one of the leading restoration companies in the

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