Water Damage

Mold is a general term used to describe multicellular fungi that usually grows on organic material. Many people confuse mold with a close relative called yeast. Yeast is different in that it's a single cell organism versus the multicellular nature of mold. Mold can grow...

While the classification of any water damage loss at a disaster scene needs to be done by a disaster recovery professional, it's beneficial that you have a high level understanding of what those classifications are and any health and/or property risks that are associated with that classification.

The water damage classification actually refers to the nature of the loss and not the level of the damage. This rating takes into account the source of the water, along with it's current state of contamination. Commonly used rating terminology is as follows: 

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Water Damage Statistics If you've read our blog for any length of time, then you know that water damage is a serious business when it occurs. The common wisdom is that most homes will experience at least one major water damage event during their existence, but...