Burst Water Heater

Cleanup Details & Information

What Should You Do
When You Have have a
Burst Water Heater?

When a water heater bursts, the cause is not always apparent. A malfunctioning thermostat could cause the heating element to overheat the water, making the volume inside of the tank too much for the seams to hold, or a fitting may have corroded, causing a major leak. Regardless, no matter the cause of the problem you need to act quickly to prevent further damage to your home.

That is when you should call Houston RestorePros

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Burst Hot Water Heater

It’s the scenario every homeowner dreads: You’re at work, on the road or on vacation when you get a call from a neighbor or the fire department. Your old water heater has finally kicked the bucket and burst all over your basement. Along with dozens of gallons of water, you now have to deal with the cleanup of rust and other harmful substances that may take months to get completely out or your home.

Unfortunately, this is an inevitable result of all storage-type water heaters, regardless of how faithfully you maintain them. Eventually, the buildup of mineral deposits or old machinery could cause a catastrophic failure that leaves your house a mess, but the range of damage could be much worse depending on several factors around your home. If you still supply your house with a storage-type heater but have noticed it running a little slower lately, you might want to brush up on how devastating a burst water heater can be.

Apart from the obvious threat of water damage, burst tanks do not always automatically shut off, and the heating element could continue to run for hours i nobody Is around to shut the power of. In the worst-case Scenario, an exposed flame will start a fire that can cause much more destruction than water from your heater ever could.

With even a miniscule chance of catastrophic damage cause by faulty water heaters, it’s a wonder why homeowners would put up with the risk at all—especially when tankless water heaters offer improved performance with none of the risk involved with their old-fashioned home-heating counterparts.

At Houston RestorePros we will get your job done correctly. We’ll sanitize the affected areas and anywhere that may have been cross-contaminated by the standing water. We always deodorize all affected areas in the structure to reduce odor and airborne illnesses. Our team comes to your job ready to work and with all the tools needed to complete your water damage restoration. We have air movers, dehumidifiers, subfloor drying equipment, and wood floor drying systems.

We are here to help you from start to finish. When you choose us for water damage restoration, we will document all of the items or materials in your home or business that were affected by the water damage and submit our finding to your insurance company. So, when your home or business is faced with water damage, trust Houston RestorePros to get your property back to new. Connect with us today for prices on our water damage restoration services or to schedule an appointment.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

Juan, Tony, and all the folks over at HRP were fantastic. They came out very soon after we called them and were responsive throughout the several weeks remediation and repair process. They remediated and repaired significant damage caused by a water leak in an interior bathroom that had spread into an adjacent pantry and through an adjacent room. We will definitely use their services again if ever needed.

Steve Bailley
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