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Hone Flooded? What To Do.

Home Flooded? What To Do.

Cleaning Up After a Flood

When your home floods, the problem is not just with the water. All of the items in your home will need   to be cleaned and removed from wet carpets and floors, as well as dried. This can take hours or days depending on how severe the flood was. If you don’t know what you’re doing, this could lead to mold growth and other health risks for you and your family members.

Getting Started

It can be hard to know what to do after your Austin home has been flooded. It’s more than likely that you’ll need professional help to get the job of water damage restoration done right, but here’s how to start the process of cleaning up your house.

  • Put on protective gear such as gloves and goggles for safety reasons before touching anything wet or dirty with bare hands or coming into contact with any chemicals
  • Turn off power at the main breaker box before turning off water supply valves in order to avoid electric shock or electrocution.
  • Disconnect any appliances that may have been damaged by flood water, including fridges and washing machines.


A Tough Job

Cleaning up after a flood can seem like an impossible task. It’s not something you should do on your own and without the right equipment, it might lead ton.more damage in the long run. When you have a flood in your home, The first thing that you should do is call for professional help. With so much water and mud around it can be dangerous to try cleaning on your own. Flooding can cause mold, mildew, and other problems that are not healthy for anyone who breathes them in. In this post we will go over some tips for getting started with the cleanup process after a flood has occurred at your house.


ATEX Can Help

There is nothing left for you to do but call a professional and start cleaning. You need someone who knows how to properly dispose of everything, dry out the home, and make it safe so you can live in it again. I recommend hiring a company like ATEX Water Damage Restoration that will take care of every aspect of this process for you and get your life back on track as soon as possible.