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Flood Damage Restoration

Have flood damage to your home or business? Flood waters can pose a severe health hazard to you from all the bacteria and potential diseases from brought in from the outside. Flood water damage is considered a category 3, black water, according to the IICRC standards for cleaning and restoration. Category 3 black water is in the same category as sewage damage, which means everything affected by the flood damage has to be removed and thrown out.

Flood Damage Clean up

  • Flood Damage Inspection
  • Water Removal
  • Water Damage Drying
  • Wet Building Material Removal
  • Flood Damage Repairs
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Flood Water Health Risk

Flood waters pose a health risk if exposed to it and you could be exposed to different types of infectious diseases.

Diarrheal Diseases

Eating or drinking anything contaminated by flood water can cause diarrheal disease. To protect yourself and your family,

  • Practice good hygiene (handwashing) after contact with flood waters.
  • Do not allow children to play in flood water areas.
  • Wash children’s hands frequently (always before meals).
  • Do not allow children to play with toys that have been contaminated by flood water and have not been disinfected.

Also be sure to protect any open wounds and rashes from the flood waters. For more information on the health of flood waters check out the CDC.

Inspect Your Flood Damage Now

Flood Insurance

If you have flood damage you may not be covered by your insurance company, you will need a specific flood insurance policy. It’s common for homeowners to have some water damage from a recent storm and think that water damage is covered by your homeowner’s insurance. If you’re interested in purchasing flood insurance go here to learn more.

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