Washing Machine Overflow Prevention Tips
There are many appliances that can cause water damage to residential property. One appliance includes a washing machine. Although they are highly efficient in our chores, they can also cause a major headache when a washing machine floods a home it can be a costly repair. In order to prevent a costly repair, take some actions to reduce the risk of a leaking washer. Below are a few tips to prevent future water damage in your home:
- Overloaded machine - A common reason to have a leaking water machine is because the machine has been overfilled. Have a limit to prevent a water overflow
- Worn out hoses – If you are using an older washing machine, the gasket hose can become brittle over time and cause a leak. It is important to do a maintenance check every once in a while, to reduce any water damages
- Excessive suds – Too much detergent can cause extra suds which can lead to some overflow and cause water damage.
Fast action is required when there is a leaking washer machine. SERVPRO of Sugar Land is a trained professional team that has the tools and experience to help meet your restoration needs. Our team is faster to any size water damage and is dedicated to helping you when disaster strikes!