A lot of times when people get water damage in Los Angeles they try and do the repairs themselves in order to save a few dollars. The problem is that water damage is very serious and if you do not repair it correctly you will end up having a lot of issues in the future which will be a horrible and expensive experience for any homeowner. You need to be well trained and experienced in water and flood repair in order to fix a home correctly the first time without issues.
I have seem some DIY water damage repairs and they are never done well and usually have be repaired by a professional and licensed company in the future. Water damage can also really reduce the value of your home and make it very hard to sell because buyers do not want to deal with the headache of buying a home with previous water damage because it increases the likely hood of mold and mildew forming in the home down the line. If the water damage gets inside the walls then you will have issues with mold if you don’t fix the issue correctly. Another potential problem is health issues with your family as it is unsafe to live in a home with mold damage.