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Why Flood Clean Up Is Important for Your Indoor Air

Posted by Tony on November 9th, 2012

Huge amounts of rain and tough weather conditions have caused flooding in different areas of the country. Some much needed sun is in the forecast soon, but unfortunately, water damage doesn’t leave with the clouds.

In fact, water damage can do more than just ruin your favorite items; it can actually make the air in your home unhealthy. Failing to remove contaminated materials and reduce moisture in your home can present serious long-term health risks. It’s a breeding ground for viruses, bacteria, and mold.

When household items are wet for more than a day or two, they usually get moldy, collect germs, and become a hot-bed for bugs. So what you can you do? Here are a few tips to make sure your home is dry and safe to enter after flooding: Continue reading