Of course, no one would like to deal with such thing as water damage after a flood in your home, but it is necessary to know what exactly you need to do to stay safe in this case. So let’s consider a few safety tips regarding water damage.
First of all, you need to start cleaning everything that you can clean by yourself. After such a cleaning you will be able to understand what is happening in all parts of your home, identify all damaged items and understand how serious is the damage there. So start to mop the water up as soon as possible will be a wise plan.
Once you cleaned your home up and identify all damaged items there, it will wise to move them out of your home and do it as soon as possible. To make it most safely for every participant of the process of moving damaged items, you should have such protective equipment as sturdy sole shoes and rubber gloves.
To avoid or at least slow the process of a mold’s growth, you should use fans. In this case, dehumidifiers and box fans will be useful. Usually, it takes about 2-3 days for mold to grow after a flood in your home. And if there is too much of it grows and damaged some parts of your home, you may need to remove such parts.
If you deal with water damage because of flood or storm in your home in Illinois, call Signature Water and Fire Restoration and we will help you to solve this issue. Our phone number: 1-224-515-0100.