Water Damage Cleanup for Unexpected Flood
Water in unwanted places has the potential to cause a lot of damage to both your possessions and your home. Whether it’s a flooded basement, a leaking roof, an overflowing washer or something else, acting quickly is critical. Not only will this increase the likelihood that your possessions can be saved, including carpet and furniture, it will also decrease the chance of mold. Water damage cleanup for an unexpected flood in Las Vegas, NV happens to people all of the time. Hopefully it never happens you, but if it does here is some information we at ERX, the Emergency Restoration Experts, hope is helpful.
Drying out the affected areas quickly and efficiently requires specialized methods and equipment by trained experts. Using the proper extraction and drying techniques will help minimize the possibility of additional damage and potential microbial growth. It will also help minimize costs. If you experience an unexpected flood there is a danger of hazardous contamination taking place. The cleanup needs to be handled by a trained water damage cleanup professional.
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Then consider taking these cleanup steps:
- If at all possible, stop the water at its source.
- Open doors and windows if weather allows.
- Avoid walking on wet carpet.
- If it is safe to do so remove small electrical devices from areas with excess water.
- Remove items that may stain floor coverings.
- Pin up any draperies or furniture skirts to keep them as dry as possible.
- Clear out space in a dry area of your house so restoration crews have a place to move furniture to.
- Turn off the electricity.
- Do NOT use home or shop vacuums to remove water, to avoid the risk of electric shock.
- Do NOT turn on heating or air conditioning units if the situation is sewage-related. This may spread contamination.
- Wash your hands following contact with damaged items.
At ERX in Las Vegas we recognize that water damage causes a devastating setbacks to families. We do what it takes to give you back your sense of security as quickly as possible and with minimal disruption. We are the premier water damage cleanup up company serving Las Vegas, NV. We make people and their property our highest priorities. You can rely on our ERX team of professionals to minimize the impact of flooding and water damage in your home.
We are available for water damage cleanup emergencies 24/7.