Following a major flood, the temptation is to attempt the restoration on your own. A DIY approach to flood restoration is not without its risks. Carpet Cleaning North Shore knows the lure of independence, but it also understands how important professional expertise is to a successful restoration. In this article we explore the dangers associated with DIY flood restoration. More bonuses?
Inadequate Drying Techniques:
Unsuccessful drying of flood affected areas is one of most common DIY flood restoration mistakes. A buildup of moisture can result in structural damage or mold. This could also be a health hazard. Carpet Cleaning North Shore is equipped with the latest drying tools and advanced methods to remove moisture completely, minimising any risk of future damage.
To eliminate pathogens and harmful bacteria after flooding, sanitization will be necessary. Most DIY attempts fall far short of the level required of sanitization. Carpet Cleaning North Shore only uses the best cleaning methods and products to disinfect and clean your property.
Lack of knowledge and experience:
Flood restoration can be complicated and involves many processes. Many DIY enthusiasts do not have enough experience or know-how to find hidden problems such as structural issues or mold. Carpet Cleaning North Shore’s technicians are specially trained to understand the different challenges each project poses, so that no issues can be overlooked.
Health and Safety concerns
Floodwater, which can contain chemicals, waste, and hazardous substances, is highly contaminated. Health risks can be posed by improperly disposing of or mishandling such water. Carpet Cleaning North Shore specialists are knowledgeable about the right protocols for disposing and handling contaminated sewage water. We prioritize the safety of our clients throughout the process.