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Eliminating the Harmful Microbes and Odor from Flood Damage in Brooklyn Homes

4/21/2022 (Permalink)

SERVPRO equipment being u sed to dry water damaged floor SERVPRO knows how to get you back to normal in no time when you have a flood in your Brooklyn home.

Don't Let a Flood in Your Brooklyn Home Get You Down; We Will Be There

There are many issues left behind water after flood damage in a home. Once the water enters, the loss begins almost immediately and compounds. Flood water is never clean and often has toxins, sludge, and sewage resident in the mess that landed in someone's living room. 

SERVPRO technicians understand the importance of testing the water, causing flood damage in a Brooklyn home. They have numerous types of chemical treatments to neutralize different types of bacteria and microbes correctly, and testing points them in the direction of the proper application.

Moisture Supports Microbial Growth

Removing moisture is crucial in stopping the spread and growth of harmful bacteria and microbes. Mold spores germinate quickly, and colonies spread unless dealt with swiftly. Because the technicians hold a license for Mold Remediation: #00055, they know the early warning signs. Technicians use a combination of both extraction and the use of dehumidifying equipment to remove moist air and replace it with warm, dry air. Using air movers pulls moisture up and out of walls and flooring and works in tandem with dehumidifiers. 

Safety First 

When a home receives a flood loss incident, it is typical for the temporary relocation of the residents during mitigation because floodwater has the potential to be harmful to both pets and humans it comes into contact with. SERVPRO technicians wear full-body protection gear, including respirators with HEPA filtration during the cleanup and disinfection process.

Stout Application of Antimicrobial Treatments

Bacteria is a significant contributor to odors at a property. The actions of drying and disinfection the surfaces go a long way toward the goal of odor elimination. When testing shows different types of bacteria and microbes present, the SERVPRO technicians often choose a broad-spectrum disinfectant, so a single application kills nearly all the microscopic intruders and radically reduces odors. 

When flood damage is the problem in your home, contact SERVPRO of Northwest Brooklyn at (718) 522-4400. The technicians arrive quickly, clean up the mess, and offer their reconstruction services as licensed contractors #2015353DCA so that this loss incident will be "Like it never even happened."

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