Flooded Carpet Cleaning
It’s a nightmare scenario for those who live in areas prone to it, your home becoming flooded from natural flooding or a busted water main. Without proper cleaning techniques being used these kind of disasters can make your home an unhealthy or even dangerous place to live as mold and decay takes hold. Having a company that is ready and willing to appear when the flood water recede and restore your home or business to a place that’s safe for your family or customers to be can be a huge relief. Best Cleaning Sydney is there for you when you need us most, after the disaster has past and its time to try to get your life back in order.
Whether you’re suffering from a torrent of water caused by a busted water main or a few inches of flood water getting into your living room, we’re there to help you. We’ll be there to help drain the water, clear away the mess, and restore your location to a usable and livable state.
What’s Included in our Flood Cleaning Services?
Each home is a special case, even after the floodwaters have passed, and we treat each one as if it’s as individual as the customer who hired us to do it. Which techniques we use are heavily dependent on the source and severity of the flooding. Our training crews are specially trained to recognize the signs of molds forming and the techniques necessary to eliminate them and ensure they don’t return. Every moment that passes is another moment that the remaining water has a chance to cause damage and birth mold, so call us immediately to address these concerns.
What can our Company do for You?
Throughout the years we’ve been in business we’ve discovered that minor flooding accidents have a way of happening in an active business or home. All is not lost when they happen, however, our team can come out and help you save your carpets, rugs, and upholstery with our expert care. We’ll even come out and teach you things you can do yourself to reduce the damages you face, but it’s far better to let the professionals handle it. During our work we’ll do the following:
- Fresheners and protectors are applied to the carpets, rugs, and upholstery
- Removal of all remaining standing water
- Carpet cleaning, drying, repair, and stretching
- Disinfection and deodorization of rugs, upholstery, and carpets
- Mold prevention
It’s true that floodwater cases can be very tricky as removal of water without damaging the rugs is a delicate affair. Further, the environment inside the rug is perfect for breeding mold and bacteria, which is why the above services are integral to recovering your home or business from floodwaters. Failure to properly clean them will result in mold and mildew that smells bad, and is dangerous to your health.
DIY Techniques for Responding to Flooding
There are a number of steps you can take before and after calling the professionals to ensure that your home recovers as well as it can from the floodwaters. If you’re experiencing flooding follow these steps:
- Identify the Source Of The Water
This one is usually pretty simple, whether the culprit is an overflowing toilet, a broken water main, or a river that decided to pay your living room a visit, do what you can to stop the flooding or prevent it from entering your home. In the event that the flooding is septic in nature don’t walk through it, call us immediately to keep you and your family safe from illness.
- Remove All Electrical Dangers
When flooding occurs the convenience of electricity becomes one of the greatest dangers. High waters can get into electrical sockets, short out power strips, or even interfere with electrical boxes. When water connects with electricity you have a very dangerous situation occurring, and if possible you should turn off your electricity.
- Remove Small Furniture And Rugs
When possible you should remove those rugs and furniture that can be moved. Leave them somewhere out of the water so they can begin to dry out in an open environment. This helps reduce the amount of moisture these pieces are subjected to and limits the danger of mold or fungal growth.
- Remove Anything Else You Can
Once the furniture is removed, remove all the other items you can from the water. Fragile and large items, including paintings or decorations that are hand dyed, should be removed and placed somewhere safe.
- Leave The Rest To The Professionals
When it comes to handling these situations its best to leave it in the hands of the professionals. There are so many risks and dangers involved that there’s no reason to put your family at risk of greater loss through accident or misadventure. Instead let the professionals at Best Cleaning Sydney handle these situations and let your family rest at east.
- Don’t go barefoot in flood waters, it’s difficult to see through it.
- Protect yourself from toxic vapors with a facemask
- Gloves can protect from harmful chemicals or infectious waters
- Remove clothes worn during cleaning and wash them immediately
- Sanitatizing is vital for objects that were in the water
When the floodwaters come and your home or business is inundated with water, give us a call and we’ll be there immediately to help save the day. Removal of water, restoration of rugs and upholstsery, stain removal and general cleansing of the home will provide you with a safe and comfortable environment to return to. Call now!