If you have ever come home to find that your home has been flooded it can be hard to know what to do first. A flood is a serious and the ramifications are fairly bad with things like mold and mildew. You also are in the process of dealing with trying to save your own personal belongings. A flood can come from many different elements such as a bad storm. If you are in an area that has the chance to flood then you might need to be ready with how to act. You also could sustain a plumbing malfunction such as a pipe burst, water heater break or a tub or sink flood. The water, whether it comes from outdoor elements of clean water in your home it is still damaging. The water and flood has to be treated in the right way to ensure that your flooring and other household belongings are saved. That is why knowing what to do is pertinent when you might come across a flood in your home.
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What Type Of Water Has Flooded Your Home: The water mitigation team will need to do some work on what the flood consists of. There are several levels of flooding and they will need to know what they are dealing with to get the room clean. You don’t always have to throw everything out, there are actually many instances that the floors can be cleaned and the water extracted. They still need to know what level water they are dealing with in terms of how much water has flooded the home. They also need to know what level of contamination they are dealing with. Clean water versus bacteria filled sewer water each need to be cleaned in a different way. They will be able to evaluate the level of flood and contamination to set up a strategy.
What To Do Before Emergency Water Damage Restoration Team Arrives: You want to be cautious of the amount of movement you do when you are dealing with a flood. You may want to remove your own personal belongings out of the area and set them up to dry out. That way they are out of the way when the crew shows up to remove the water from the carpeting. You also may want to start opening the windows and doors to allow air to flow through the house. You want to stop the growth of mold and mildew as soon as possible.
Water Extraction & Structural Drying: When your carpets are soaked from a flood of any kind of water disaster, the water has to be extracted. It is not enough to just allow the water to dry on its own. A carpet cleaning company that offers water extraction will have equipment that is used to reduce and pull the water from the carpets and flooring.
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In addition to water extraction with our powerful truck mounted machines, Eco Clean Carpet Cleaning also offers structural drying with industrial fans as well as carpet cleaning and deodorizing services once the floors are dried out to help stop the growth of mold and mildew and other bacteria. Contact us for expert cleaning and restoration services.