Water is one of the most essential element of life. Life was not possible if not for water. But the water needs to be in proper amount and in contained spaces to play an important role, if not it can cause chaos and uncontrollable. Unwanted water is always indication of damage. When water enters your home due to whichever reason your first instinct is to get rid of it as soon as possible and make sure minimum damage is caused. You need to save your possessions and the area the water has spread to. It is a common problem that mold spreads wherever the water was present.
Removal of power and movable items:
The first thing you need to do is move the items that can be moved. This needs to be done immediately so that the water cannot damage them further. If the water level is higher and it is near or might be near the electricity outlet you should make sure that the mains connection for the electricity in that area so that the threat of current in water is minimized. The carpet there can be sent to be disinfected and cleaned. Continue reading