Floods do more than just make things wet, there is a good chance that flood water is also contaminated. There are three categories of contaminated water, each with their own challenges for cleaning. The one thing they have in common is that they must be cleaned up quickly because they can become dangerous to your family’s health.
Floods can happen anywhere, not just in coastal areas or low lands, and it only takes a few inches of water to cause serious damage. Indoor flooding is also a major health hazard as the water may contain harmful microorganisms and create the right conditions for mold or mildew. By understanding these flood facts, you can effectively prepare for a flood and take the right actions if one occurs to limit the damage.
As we have learned over and over in different scenarios across the country this past year, flooding has the potential to be very dangerous. Many areas of the country are continuing to deal with...