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Flooding On Your Home or Business?

What to do if there is flooding in your home or business?

Document the Damage: Do not rush to clean up, first you must take photos or videos of the damage for insurance purposes. If you have an flood insurance policy this is will be a requirement. Make a list of damaged items to support your claim.

Remove Water: We recommend a submersible pump, but you may also use a wet/dry vacuum, or buckets to remove water from your home. Open doors and windows to ventilate the area or install fans. Dust Busters helps extract water quickly to avoid further damages. We can pump out as much as 90 gallon in 10 to 15 minutes.

Remove Damaged Items: Dispose of or move damaged furniture outside, hire a professional if you need to repair walls or remove insulation to prevent mold growth.

Clean and Disinfect: Carpets may be cleaned by professionals like Dust Busters, it important to determine if the water was contaminated with pathogens. If that is the case you might need to replace them. In addition, you must clean and disinfect all surfaces that came into contact with floodwaters.

Contact Insurance: Notify your insurance company as soon as possible to start the claims process.

IMPORTANT tips to prevent mold: Take steps to dry out your home quickly to prevent mold growth. Use dehumidifiers and fans. Consider hiring professionals such as Dust Busters. Also consider hiring certified professionals for water extraction, mold remediation, and other home repairs.

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