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Drywall Damage: Here are the Top 5 Reasons

Jan 19

Drywall Damage: Here are the Top 5 Reasons

It can be very difficult for homeowners to fix drywall. Even though you don't have any responsibility for the damage, you must still be vigilant about it not happening again. Here are the top 5 most common causes. Click here to learn more and prepare for the future.

One of the best parts about homeownership is finding out that your wall has collapsed due to a water leak.

Drywall damage is a complex and costly problem that homeowners often aren't prepared to address. If you notice cracks, holes, or buckling in your walls you should call an expert and inspect it.

First, what are some things that can damage your drywall? Continue reading for more information.

1. Plumbing Leaks

Water damage is the number one cause of drywall that has been damaged.

It is possible to have serious problems down the road if your plumbing has not been properly installed or is an older model. Water-damaged wallpaper is one example.

If you see drywall bulging in your home, you must immediately inspect the area and repair any damaged water lines. After that, you'll be able to repair or replace your drywall.

2. Poor Fastening

Joint fastening tape was used to attach drywall when it was installed.

This thick tape can begin to break down the drywall it's held together over time. You will see this on your walls.

Sometimes it is obvious that drywall was improperly installed because nails are popping through the wall. This happens when the drywall nails haven't been properly set in the stud.

You shouldn't hammer in a nail that is sticking through if this happens. It's better to remove the nail and find the stud first, then nail it in.

3. Cracking

Cracks in poorly installed drywall can occur. It's most common in ceilings. A crack should be immediately noticed and you should contact an expert for repair.

Cracked drywall poses a danger to your safety. Cracking can be a serious safety issue. It can also be caused when your house settles.

Cracks are not to be ignored. Cracks will only become larger and can lead to costly and laborious repairs.

4. Termite Damage

Many homeowners find termites a problem.

Call an exterminator right away you notice termite infestation. Pinholes, damage to the walls, wood damage, and hollow-sounding when you strike them are all indicators of termite problems.

5. Holes

The most obvious signs of damage to drywall are holes.

Any hole found in your wall is considered structural. There are many factors that can cause holes in your wall. Furniture moving too far against the wall, doors breaking open, and furniture hitting the wall. Sometimes children's toys and toys can cause injury.

It's just one thing. If you find holes in your wall drywall, it is important to have it fixed as soon as possible.

This will prevent the drywall's cracking from worsening, which could eventually lead to a total wall replacement.

Drywall Damage The experts are available

It's always a good idea to have a professional assist you with repairs to drywall damage.

If not done properly, damage may become worse. Contact us to schedule an inspection and get a quote the next time your drywall is damaged.

 

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