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May 20th, 2015

Menold Construction and Restoration understands that water damage can be a bear. Below are a few facts that may surprise you:


  • In the United States water damage is the 2nd most filed insurance claim, resulting in about 20% of all insurance claims being related to water damage
  • 30-40% of U.S. homeowners claim to have suffered from water damage in their homes
  • A 1/8th- inch pipe crack can leak 250 gallons of water per day
  • A leaky faucet dripping one drip per second can waste over 3,000 in just one year
  • 22 gallons of water are lost daily just because of leaks from drops or malfunctioning toilets
  • Damage due to water is the 3rd largest cause of homeowner loss
  • Water leaks in homes resulted in $9.1 billion property loss just from 2007-2009
  • 93% of damage caused by leaks can be prevented with a proper system in place


Menold Construction and Restoration has offices in Morton and Normal, Illinois and serves Peoria, East Peoria, Bloomington, Normal, Morton, Pekin, Morris, Washington and 17 Central Illinois counties.

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