We’ve all heard those commercials with the lizard’s tag line that “15 minutes could save you 15% on car insurance.”
Not for nuthin’ but I think we’ve got the lizard beat!
In today’s property damage restoration tip for homeowners, we’re sharing how in *less* than 2 minutes you could save thousands!
The video below takes only 1 minute, 55 seconds to watch.
And, it has 4 steps for homeowners to take to prevent water damage while they’re away on vacation.
These tips could save you thousands of dollars and lots of frustration!
Water damage happens. It can happen when you’re at home, or when you’re away on vacation.
But no matter when it happens, the damage can cost you!
According to this chart from Home Advisor, the average water damage claim for homeowners in the Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey region ranges from $912 at the low end up to $5,621 depending on the severity.
And vacation water damage is usually at the higher end.
Because the water has time to dwell and soak into the walls.
Once it’s in the walls, getting your home clean, dry, and sanitized will take longer.
But did you know there are a few things you can do to prevent some types of water damage from happening to your home while you’re away?
And, did you also know that best tip for preventing water damage while you’re away really does only takes 2 minutes?
The #1 best tip to prevent water damage to your home while you’re away:
Turn the water to your house off at the water main before you leave!
Don’t know where your water main is?
It’s usually located in your basement near the front of your home.
This one step could save you thousands!
The 3 other tips in the video take a little more time to implement, but they’ll help you cover most of the common causes of vacation water damage.
But, if the worst should happen and you’re greeted with a flood at your front door when you return home from the shore remember we’re only a phone call away!