warping of the walls

Warping of Walls by Water Damage

When the sheetrock in your walls absorbs an excessive amount of moisture, it begins to stretch and curve. Any structural harm from warping could be expensive to restore. Thus, wall warping is undeniable evidence that water has entered the home.
There are numerous potential causes of drywall warping. Wet circumstances are frequently the cause of the issue. It's possible that humidity, poor drainage, or insufficient waterproofing are all to blame. Warped basement walls could be a sign of a more significant issue, like a sinking foundation. If this sounds like it might be the case, you should first have your foundation inspected by a reputable foundation repair firm.

Common Types of Water Damage

One can face several types of water damage. The presence of water in the wall causes warping in the wall. Types of water damage we face_

  • Burst or Broken Pipe: Huge block in the pipe, can cause a blast. A messy and costly scenario will result from the ensuing water damage if the burst pipe isn't addressed promptly and correctly.
  • Appliance Leak: appliances like washing machines, dishwashers, and water heaters can spring a leak or burst a pipe to trigger an indoor flood.
  • Toilet Overflow: Toilet overflow is a sort of water damage that is challenging to repair and frequently results in significant property damage.
  • Plumbing Overflow: When a plumbing leak occurs in your building, that excess water damages your wall.

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Signs of Warping of the Wall

Your drywall may be bowing or warping for a number of reasons. Excessive dampness in the area is the most frequent reason. Flooding is an extreme example, whereas high humidity is a mild one. Poor installation techniques or the wall bowing under the drywall are two more explanations.

Contact All-Star Disaster Restoration to Restore Your damaged Warped Wall

Once the warped wall has been identified, it is best to put it in the hands of All-Star Disaster Restoration's experts for a speedy recovery. The reason for warped walls may be moisture, but usually, there are warning indications that allow you to take action before you have to completely replace the wall. We have years of experience and a wealth of knowledge to repair your foundation. Call us at 918-347-4640 or click here to book an appointment in Tulsa, Skiatook, Catoosa, Glenpool, Broken Arrow, and other cities within our service area.

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