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One of very important part of water damage control is finding the areas that will accumulate moisture. These areas are mostly made of materials that retain moisture. They should be removed and dried. If they’re too damaged to repair, they should be replaced. Leaving these materials behind may cause the house or building more damage in the future as their capacity to support the whole structure becomes suspect. They might collapse later and cause more destruction.
Metals will rust, wood would rot, plaster will disintegrate; even cement will crumble if its’ exposed to moisture for an extended amount of time. It’s important that they be dried completely. This is the reason we train our people to be thorough and accurate at finding these moist areas and drying them without leaving any moisture. It’s also important to check on their ability to continue doing their job.
Fast action becomes essential. Dry the area quickly, track any water retaining materials, and dry the area ASAP. We have the equipment to do these in a few minutes, preventing the irreversible destructive effects of water.
We have all the safety gear necessary to protect ourselves from the micro pathogens that may inhabit the water while we’re doing the cleaning. There are several types of water that may flood your place and are generally categorized into 3 types. The water from busted faucets and defective plumbing isn’t much of a concern when we talk about contaminants. The water from these sources can be categorized as type 1, or clean water.
Type 2 is a little bit on the gross side. They’re referred to as grey water. They come from the bathrooms, toilet bowls, washing machines, and washing sinks. These are non-toxic and can even be used to water plants. They are also found in irrigation systems. Contaminants are present and may cause stomach problems when consumed accidentally.
The worst is type 3 which is appropriately called black water. This type comes from rivers, stagnant water with bacterial contaminants, toilet water with fecal matters, and others. Water from sewers is also a good example. These are highly toxic and will cause death.
Different cleaning methods are used for each category. We supply our cleaners with protective gear as we don’t want them getting sick.
The most important part about dealing with black and grey water flood is to dry them within two days. If you call us right away, the water will be dealt with by our water damage Boca Raton team immediately.
This is important in order to check the spread of harmful microorganisms. The longer they take to be dealt with, the more they multiply and spread all over your place. Some of them may cause black mold formations inside your house.
We have dealt with all kinds of flooding. Cleaning them pose no problem to us. We have the equipment and expert people to contain them quickly and dispose of them properly. After drying the ground Water, our cleaning team will apply sanitizing powder to neutralize the effect of bacteria and viruses that are present in them. The powder will also remove whatever foul odor the black or grey water may have brought with them.