How Do You Repair Water Damage To Drywall With A Water Heater Stand?
Firstly make sure you have unplugged the pin from the circuit and then spot the leakage of water, Check the dry wall, if it is damaged, then repair it. Also you have to check the section and partition of water heater. I recommend you to hire a professional service provider. Choose the right one professional who used the new technologies for discovering the fault and repairing it.
Water and electricity is a dangerous combination. You cannot imagine about treatment of your water damaged home with electric appliances. There will always be a risk of electric shock in such case. Therefore you need to work out some other plan of action to treat water emergency. For extreme case it is suggested to take professionals help and get rid of all the problems immediately.
The surrounding area for the water heater can sometimes become rotten, in grown with mold and fungus, as well as becoming damaged by water. And depending the damage, the area such as drywall or the stand can be repaired or replaced completely. To prevent such constructions, it is better to maintain the cleanliness of the area by consistently checking and fix any leaks within the water heater. Remove the water heater. Turn off the power and water supply to the water heater and unplug the necessary wires and pipes attached to the water heater. Be sure to remember which wire is attached to which circuit. Label the wires if necessary. Assess the damage. If the drywall is barely damaged, then use a hand sander to sand down the damaged area and nail the loose drywall onto the stud. Then apply mud and paint over after drying. If the damage is extensive, then replace the section of the drywall. The same goes for the water heater stand. If the damage is small, merely sand out the damaged areas