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What Is Muck-Out Cleaning After a Flood in Monroe?

7/22/2020 (Permalink)

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Clearing debris, mud, and other potential contaminants from your Monroe home can reduce threatening conditions for your property.

Flooding can leave your Monroe home in disarray. Natural flooding invites debris, mud, and other contaminants into your house that must get addressed along with countless other damages. With flooding scenarios, it is vital for this cleaning and recovery effort to begin as soon as possible. Migrating water can have detrimental effects on structural cavities and exposed materials, especially when contamination is a threat.

Understanding the severity of the situation can allow our professionals to address flood damage in Monroe properties in distinct stages. The removal of debris, mud, and other solids that have entered the home through natural flooding can have multiple benefits for the property overall. Some of the reasons that we conduct this muck-out cleaning during the emergency services phase of recovery include:

    •    Identify Structural Vulnerabilities
    •    Reduce Present Bacteria
    •    More Efficient Drying
    •    Reduce Odors

What Cleaning Practices Can Protect Exposed Surfaces?

Removing the debris in the house is often insufficient to address contamination concerns that can often arise with natural flooding. These situations get deemed blackwater events, which assume that standing water in your home has encountered some contaminant level to make conditions hazardous to those exposed.

Addressing these concerns of contamination often requires efforts like controlled demolition to discard overly saturated or exposed materials and contents. Once the structural framework becomes visible and evaluated, we can focus on cleaning and protecting these areas from contamination and bacteria through surface cleaning approaches with our potent EPA-approved products.

Flooding is a situation that can get out of control quickly without the appropriate mitigation and restoration processes starting swiftly. For natural flooding scenarios, this often means muck-out cleaning. Give our SERVPRO of Monroe / West Monroe team a call anytime you need us at (318) 345-5121.

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