If you have a fire or water emergency, please call us now at (423) 614-5552

To have the optimal experience while using this site, you will need to update your browser. You may want to try one of the following alternatives:

Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Water Damage Restoration and Water Cleanup

4/25/2017 (Permalink)

Water Damage Water Damage Restoration and Water Cleanup Water Cleanup

Water Damage Restoration and Water Cleanup

A flash flood that causes water damage and leaves water in your home can be a detrimental situation. Water damage restoration can become expensive quickly and if not done properly can leave mold. Water cleanup after flood damage is important if you don't want permanent damage in your home.

Mitigation, Mitigation, Mitigation

If the area that you are going to be in is flooded, make sure and turn off any electric to the area. You should then assess the damage that is done and make a plan for removing the moisture from the area to avoid permanent flood damage. Water in your home will be your last worry when you find mold growing throughout your house. More Mitigation Go ahead and open the doors and windows to get some air movement in the room. Anything that's made of a porous material and has gotten wet may need to be thrown away. You can try drying out furniture that only got a little bit wet but anything that's been soaked should just be thrown away. Everything will need to be removed from the room to be able to do a thorough water cleanup.

Water Removal

When all of your possessions have been removed from the room you should start to look for a couple tools to help in your water damage restoration. For large amounts of water you will need a water pump. For general cleanup you should find a mop, a squeegee, and a vacuum cleaner that is safe to use with water.

Remove the water in your home until there's none left. Water in Your Business Next, you will need to go find a large dehumidifier and a few fans that put out a lot of air movement.

Now that the water cleanup has completed you can begin drying everything in your home. Position the fans to put their air movement at the wettest areas of the home. Every couple hours, move the fans to dry another part of your home. Continue this drying phase until everything is completely dry. Water in My Business

This last drying phase with the air movement is the most important part to a water damage restoration. The dehumidifier will probably need to run for very long time. Flood damage as well as other kinds of water damage will become a breeding ground of mold the flood damage in your house is not completely dried. 

If you remove the water in home restoration project and continue to remove the moisture from water damage, you can stop your home from growing mold. Water cleanup, water is in business. Visit http://www.SERVPRObradleycounty.com for more information on water damage.

Other News

View Recent Posts