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Where Can Homeowners Turn for Frozen Pipes and Ice Damming Repair in Malden?

12/5/2021 (Permalink)

icicles hanging off of the roof of a house by the pipes Quick action needs to happen after a frozen pipe bursts in your home. Contact SERVPRO to assess and remediate the situation. Our team is standing by.

SERVPRO Traces Water Migration, Planning Repairs After Freezing Pipes Burst or Ice Dams Force Moisture into an Attic or Living Spaces in Malden Homes

Ice damming and frozen pipes require repair in Malden when water escapes and damages building materials and contents. The damage can occur stealthily, with slight cracks in a frozen pipe seeping slowly or the sparkle of an icicle signaling only to experts in water damage remediation like SERVPRO that ceiling leaks are likely to follow.

How Do I Know My Pipes Have Frozen?

An uptick in a water bill or a perplexing puddle of water near a cabinet or collecting in the basement hint that a pipe succumbed to frequent freezing and thawing. Resolve before the dripping becomes flooding when the pipe eventually bursts.

What Are Signs of Ice Dam Damage?

Because warm air often escapes from poorly insulated or sealed attics at the roofline, melting occurs. Icicles are evidence that a rivulet of water freezes and repeatedly thaws, with the source a reservoir of trapped fluids in a clogged gutter or downspout. When the pool refreezes, the expanding ice forms gaps into the attic. During a subsequent thaw, the water flows through the opening to saturate interior building materials.

How Can SERVPRO Help with Frozen Pipes and Ice Dams?

SERVPRO offers a range of emergency services for water damage remediation. Water clean up depends on the type of damage:

  • Basement flooding cleanup includes pumping and extraction.
  • Water trapped under cabinets or in flooring exits with the help of controlled demolition and suctioning with portable wands or floor mats.
  • Wet walls, insulation, and other building materials damaged after pipes freeze or ice dams respond to applied structural drying using:

Choose SERVPRO of Malden / Melrose for your ice dam and frozen pipe damage remediation. Call (781) 665-6396 confident that our crews are ready to assist.

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