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Top 5 Cleaning Tips After Water Damage

Published March 07

Enormous amount of damage can be caused by unwanted water in different parts of your house. Water damage not only destroys your valuable belongings, but also the structure & strength of your house. However, with quick action to this problem, you can save lots of things from getting damaged.

It becomes quite difficult to clean the house after water damage, so you should hire expert and professional cleaners who can clean your house thoroughly.

Here are top 6 tips you should consider in case of water damage at your house or property. Have a look.

  • Disconnect The Electric Supply

There’s nothing more important than cutting down the power supply of your house in case of water damage. This should be the first thing to do as it will avoid any accidents or mishaps while you’re cleaning your home. Just turn off the main supply button and if that’s not possible then call the electricity department to shut down the supply to your home.

  • Remove The Water

Once you are sure that there’s no electrical threat at your home then you should immediately start draining out the water from the house. If the water is less in quantity then mops, towels and buckets can be used to get rid of it, but if the water level is high then you should call in professional cleaners who will drain out the water from your house.

  • Start Drying Out The Affected Place

If the water level was less and you decide to clean the home yourself then after extracting the water you need to make sure that the every room of the house becomes dry completely. However, if you have opted for professional help then they’ll also dry out the home completely after water extraction is over.

  • Disinfect Your Home Completely

After ensuring that your home has become completely dry, you should use a high quality disinfectant and spread it all over the house to remove harmful bacteria or any other microbes. Use gloves while disinfecting your home from bacteria and allergens that can cause different types of waterborne and airborne diseases if not taken care of.

  • Damage Items Should Be Disposed Properly

If your house gets affected by extreme level of water damage then there’s a high chance that most of your prized possessions will become useless. So, you need to remove all such items which think can’t be used anymore and disposed them properly. If your electronic items also got affected due to water damage then take extra precaution while reusing them. Majority of electronic items are not safe to use after coming in contact with water.

Final Thoughts: There’s no doubt that you can manage water damage if it occurs on a very small level, but you should always hire professional cleaners in case of water damage that you can’t handle on your own.

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