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Appliance Maintenance and Leak Prevention Tips in Shelby, Lincolnton, & Gastonia

People often do not notice water leaks or ignore thinking a minor leak won't do any major harm to the property. However, these leaks have the potential to lead to future water damage and mold growth. Therefore, it is a must to stop leaks and prevent your property from facing any future damage with costly repairs.

American Restoration, your local and trusted restoration company, has been in the property damage restoration business since 1971. With our years of knowledge and experience, we are recommending the following leak-prevention tips.

How to Maintain Your Washing Machine and Prevent Water Leaks

  • Replace the supply lines every 5 years.
  • Turn off water valves when you're away from home for more than two days.
  • Avoid overloading the machine.
  • Avoid operating your washing machine unattended.

Maintenance and Overflow Prevention Tips for Your Dishwasher

  • Do not use regular dish soaps; rather, use the ones specifically made for dishwashers.
  • Avoid using too much soap.
  • Occasionally clean the dishwasher drain and immediately fix it when it gets clogged.
  • Make sure the valves aren't too tight or loose.
  • Replace your dishwasher after 10 years of usage
  • Keep a close eye on the door gasket, spray arm, and float switch, and replace them as soon as possible when you notice any crack, tear, or malfunction.
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Refrigerator Maintenance and Leak Prevention Tips

  • Clean the coils once or twice a year.
  • Maintain the temperature of 37 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit for the refrigerator and 0 to 4 degrees Fahrenheit for the freezer section.
  • Check and clean the gasket regularly.
  • Change filters
  • Do not overload or completely empty the refrigerator.

Tips to Maintain Water Heater and Prevent Bursting

  • Remove sediment by flushing the tank every six months.
  • Inspect and repair your water heater after four years of usage.
  • Replace old water heaters that have been used for 10-12 years.

Contact American Restoration for Restoration Services in Cleveland County and Surrounding Areas

Sometimes, the damages may seem insignificant; however, it can lead to other issues if not addressed as soon as possible. If you're worried that a water leak has damaged your home, contact us right away. We are a certified, professional, and fully-equipped restoration company in Cleveland County, serving Bowling Green, Spartanburg, Rutherfordton, York, and their surrounding areas to help you restore your home or commercial property. If you have any queries about us or want to schedule your service, call us at (980) 737-9118 or contact us online through our contact form.

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Why Choose American Restoration?

Emergency Water Damage Services

We offer everything from water removal and extraction services to complete water damage cleanup and repair throughout Shelby, Hickory, Lincolnton, Gastonia, Charlotte and surrounding areas.

24-Hour Customer Service

American Restoration has 24-hour live customer service representatives on standby for all your emergency restoration needs.

Trusted Employees

All employees undergo a criminal background check; additionally, technicians are required to take drug tests and maintain a clean driving record.

Claims Negotiation

We will work with insurance carriers on behalf of our customers to ensure the proper restoration scope is agreed to.

Quick Response

American Restoration is on our way within an hour for emergency services.

Emergency Services

Our 24-hour emergency response team quickly mitigates the damage and controls the situation.

Certified Technicians

We boast a team of restoration technicians who have undergone rigorous training and possess the most up-to-date certifications in the field.

State-Of-The-Art Technology

We have state-of-the-art technology, on-site laundry facilities, and temperature-controlled storage; enabling us to salvage more items and to securely store contents without an additional warehouse cost.