Floor Recovery First Steps
Disaster has struck and your home is now one of the thousands of American homes every year that experiences flooding. It can feel overwhelming and hard to know where to start with tackling the aftermath. What do you do?
First of all, don’t forget personal safety when you’re entering your home to begin assessment and cleanup. Before you enter your home the first time after a flood, check for structural damage to avoid being trapped or injured by a collapse. Have appropriate professionals assist you with turning off the electricity and gas to your home until the wires and pipes can be checked and can be safely restored. As you walk through the house, keep an eye out for dangerous debris underfoot, such as broken glass or nails. [Read more…]