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Water Heater Overflow Cleanup in Greater Indianapolis

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MW responds to hot water heater overflow in Indianapolis

Water heater and water tank failures can happen at any time, often without warning, and can cause substantial flooding and water damage to your Indianapolis home or business. Midwest Remediation services the Greater Indianapolis area for all types of water flooding and water damage problems and disasters. Please call us now at 317-548-0107 for service or, if you like, please contact us today with any of our fast and easy to use website contact forms.

Two primary reasons for water heater leaks are corrosion of the tank and valve failure. Corrosion of the tank occurs when mineral deposits settle to the bottom of the tank and overtime corrode the liner and heater elements. The temperature-pressure (TP) relief valve may have excessive pressure or become overheated, thus resulting in being kept open almost continuously. Since water heaters are frequently placed in the basement or closet that is not commonly used, even a small leak can cause extensive water damage to the floor, sub-floor and walls. We handle all of Indianapolis!

If your home is damaged by water heater leaks, call us, or email us, immediately so that you can prevent further damage to your property. We provide free estimates and inspection and can determine your source of water damage.

Basement flooding and high humidity in your Indianapolis home or business can create optimal conditions for the growth of mildew and mold. At Midwest Remediation, we have modern water extraction equipment and highly trained water damage professionals to get the job done quickly and efficiently.

Tips to Follow if Your Water Heater Leaks

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  • Shut off power supply - gas value or electric circuit breaker
  • Shut off water - valve above water heater or water main
  • Drain your tank - if your tank is leaking severely

Annual Maintenance on Your Water Heater

Routine maintenance on your water heater is critical to preventing water heater leaks and extending the longevity. Most often water heaters are neglected as they are stored in our garages or utility closets where we tend to forget about them until the water heater fails. Mark your calendar as a reminder to inspect your water heater each year. Contact us with any questions at 317-548-0107!

Midwest Remediation recommends several easy and inexpensive ways to perform an annual maintenance on your water heater. Setting the temperature and adding insulation can increase the heater's operating efficiency and only have to be done once. Removing mineral deposits by flushing the tank and checking the anode rod must be performed annually. Replace the anode rod if it has been corroded as this will help prevent rust in your tank. Without the anode rode, the tank will rust quicker and reduce the life of your water heater.

Annual maintenance in Indianapolis will help prevent water heater leaks and flooding. Be proactive by adding a water heater overflow pan under your tank. They are inexpensive and are a good investment in case of water heater overflows and leaking pipes. The water heater pan should capture water and prevent moisture problems by draining water away.

Call us at 317-548-0107 immediately for cleanup to your water damage home or business!  We serve all of Indianapolis and surrounding communities.