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Supply Line Failure in Shady Spring?

7/5/2021 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO® of Beckley responds to water damage emergencies throughout the year in Shady Spring and we know that water can cause severe damage and time-consuming repairs if the water damage is left untreated too long. Here are some refrigerator loss prevention and maintenance tips from the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS):

Proper installation of the ice maker supply line hose is important to avoiding water damage.

  • Tightly connect the hose to the valve, and avoid over-tightening
  • Ensure the valve connection is secure and check for kinks
  • Inspect the hose every six months
  • If kinks are present, replace the hose
  • Leave a three-to-four-inch space between the back of the refrigerator and the wall to prevent the hose from crimping
  • When pulling the refrigerator out for cleaning or service, avoid getting the hose caught beneath the wheel
  • Locate the water shut-off valve
  • Inspect the valve every six months to make sure the water supply will shut off, and replace the valve if needed

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When your home or commercial business needs water damage restoration services in Shady Spring, SERVPRO® of Beckley has a team of highly trained and certified restoration technicians available  24-hours a day to respond to your call. Call us today at 304-253-6633.

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