06 Feb 2018

Flood Damage Restoration and Repair – What Needs to Be Done?

There is nothing worse than the aftermath of a flood damaged home. With damp setting into everything you own and the flood water a haven for bacteria and mold growth it is vital that you get started with the flood damage restoration process immediately.

It is essential that you throw out everything that has been damaged by water; just make sure that you make a list of all damaged items for your Insurance claim. I know that getting rid of house hold items will be an upsetting experience, however it must be done to ensure that nothing that will become rotten and harmful to your heath is kept. For example a couch damaged by water can become contaminated with mold and other bacteria.

Please remember to never re-plug in or try to turn on any electrical appliance that has been affected by that water until you have the all clear from a qualified technician. Ignoring this rule could result in serious injury and even death.

You must remember to move fast when it comes to water damage as the flood water can lead to serious mold and bacteria growth in only 48 hours. It is also highly recommended that you use an experienced flood damage restoration expert. Trying to do the work yourself without the proper knowledge or expertise can lead to further damage if the water is not extracted correctly.

A flood can impact your entire home and is not something you should take lightly. So remember that moving quickly and finding the right damage restoration service will get your home and life back to normal sooner, rather than later.

 

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