Flood water extraction is a crucial process in mitigating the damage caused by a house flood. The steps involved in flood water extraction typically include:

Using pumps and extractors, the flood water extraction team will work to remove as much standing water as quickly as possible. This helps prevent further damage to the property and reduces the risk of mold and bacterial growth.

If there are carpets in the affected area, they will be carefully lifted along with the carpet backing. This allows access to the underlying flooring, which will be thoroughly dried using industrial-style dryers. Proper drying of the flooring is essential to prevent moisture-related issues such as mold growth and structural damage.

Furniture, draperies, electronics, rugs, and documents that were in the flooded area will be assessed, sorted, and thoroughly dried. The flood water extraction team will do their best to salvage and restore these items whenever possible.

To ensure the area is safe and free from bacteria, the site will be thoroughly disinfected and decontaminated. This step is essential to prevent the spread of harmful pathogens and promote a healthy living environment.

Large dehumidifiers will be utilized to extract excess moisture from the air and further aid in the drying process. Electronic water detection equipment may also be used to locate hidden pockets of water or areas with high humidity that can lead to mold or mildew growth.

Throughout the flood water extraction process, the goal is to minimize damage, prevent mold growth, and restore the affected area to its pre-flood condition. Professional flood water extraction teams have the expertise, equipment, and experience to efficiently and effectively carry out these steps, providing a thorough and reliable service.

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McArdles Cleaning & Restoration Technicians are the “face” of our business and more than likely the people you will have the most contact with. All of our technicians are highly trained – not only in the professional services they provide, but also in customer service. We see staff technical training as being a very important aspect of our service and hold frequent training sessions where all of our staff have the opportunity to develop and extend their knowledge.