Thousands of buildings in Auckland are under the threat of imminent flood damage caused by leaky or bursting pipes, hot water cylinder failure or poor maintenance. In the aftermath of a home flooding, every second count. Time only speeds up the process of water damage, which quickly spreads all over your property. If not dealt with immediately, wet carpets encourage water drainage into flooring, walls and skirting boards, rendering your entire house weak, damp and musty. The threat of mould damage also increases in a wet and musty house. These conditions give way to serious health concerns, including asthma attacks for those who already suffer from allergies .