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Commercial Cleaning After a Flood

12/15/2021 (Permalink)

An office building hallway is flooded, carpets show pooled water. SERVPRO of Washington County is the Areas Top Responder in Emergency Water Damage

The flood cleanup process requires a lot of effort, and there's no doubt that a lot of money is at stake. Fortunately, you can follow a checklist to help you get organized and keep things moving forward. The checklist can serve as a basic guideline for the flood cleanup process, and it will help you get the job done as quickly as possible.

When the flooding has stopped, it's time to clean the flood-damaged property. Standing water is an ideal breeding ground for mold and bacteria. In some cases, flood water may contain sewage from overflowing pipes. For this reason, it's crucial to clean as quickly as possible.

After the flooding, you should start the restoration process and contact your insurance company for coverage. Keeping employees safe is a top priority, and contacting your insurance company is essential. Additionally, you should also contact a professional environmental mitigation company to assist with the cleanup. They can provide advice on safe and effective methods for cleaning. The professionals will help you determine the best way to clean the water damage and avoid exposing your employees to harmful contaminants.

The flood cleanup process involves heavy sterilization. It's important to clean walls, floors, and ceilings with a hot detergent solution, as these areas are the most likely to have contaminated materials. Once the water has receded, it's important to make sure there are no harmful chemicals in the air. To prevent the spread of mold, you can hire a professional environmental mitigation team to clean the area properly.

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