Home floods are so often avoidable with a little home maintenance elbow grease and/or some basic knowledge about how water systems work in your home. Clean Earth Restorations has found 3 short videos that provide some basic yet important information: how to stop an overflowing toilet, how to turn off the water main to your home, and how to change or replace washing machine houses. Have a look and save yourself some water damage!
How to stop your toilet from overflowing
Clogged toilet lines can cause your toilet to back up and overflow. Typically this is a moment of panicked disgust and instead of taking action to stop the disaster we first stand around and yell. (Are we right?) If you don’t know how to stop the overflow, have a look at this informative video:
Change your washing machine hoses
Many people never think about checking or changing their washing machine hoses – out of sight, out of mind. Unfortunately for this reason, washing machine hose breakage is one of the most common causes of home floods. It’s such an easy precaution to take. If you don’t know how to replace your washing machine hoses, have a look at these easy-to-follow instructions:
How to turn off the main water supply to your house
Sometimes a home flood can be causes by a pipe break that can’t be stopped by shutting off a local supply line (toilet, dishwasher, sink, etc). In that case, you’ve got to know how to stop the main water supply to your house. It’s not difficult at all, but you do have to know where to look and what to do. If you don’t know what we’re talking about, definitely have a look at this video. It may save you a lot of trouble and money.
Is it too late? Are you already facing water damage from one of these situations? Clean Earth Restorations can help. Call/contact us today for a free estimate on your San Diego County water damage problems. And download our free water damage tip sheet below. 619 284 4239.