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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Can You Fix Flood Damage?

1/3/2022 (Permalink)

No matter what the source of water is that caused a flood on your property, there are steps you must take to protect your family, save your home, prevent health hazards and decrease the costs involved in the restoration process. Although flood damage can be remediated, it takes a concentrated effort by all those involved, from the homeowners that have been affected to the professional team that is tasked with remediating the water damage. 

The Post-Flood Cleanup Process

Cleaning up after a flood is a long, arduous process that involves ieticulously removing all water damage, salvaging what you can and safely drying out the structure.

Remediationg Flood Damage

After the flood waters recede and the cleanup has been done, most homeowners are eager to get back into their homes and start rebuilding. The problem with going that route of repaid rebuilding after water damage is your wood has been submerged in water. Its surface has liley absorbed a large amount of water making the processs of rebuilding too quickly a cause for concern. that could lead to mold growth. 

Preventing Mold Damage

your space mold-free before or after flood damage is key. Installing dehumidifiers that have a capacity large enough for your space can help you keep the humidity in your home low enough so that mold doesn't grow. Cleaning water soaked carpets and floors is difficult under any conditions but especially after a flood or storm

Being Prepared for Flood Damage

Rather than not know who to turn to in the case of flood damage or to try to DIY the repairs yourself, you can get a piece of mind by using the professionals at SERVPRO of Vicksburg & Yazoo

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