Cleaning a water damaged carpet

Bye bye old carpet.

Water damage happens. (Photo Credits)

When water damage occurs, one of the first fixtures in the home that inundates is the carpeting. No matter the source of water damage, carpet flooring tends to get soaked, and would most likely be the last piece of fixture to be removed when water damage takes place.

In an article, the Duluth News Tribune shared that as soon as the water subsides or comes at a manageable level, it will be best to try salvaging the carpets. Check over here

“The sooner you start cleaning up after water damage, the sooner you can stop mold from growing under your carpet. The tools are simple: fans, bleach and cleaners.”

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The problem with water damage

Sydney Metro Carpet Cleaning meanwhile advises readers to get as much liquids out of the carpets after removing it from the area.

“As soon as you repair the leak, restoration efforts should begin to help prevent the growth of mold. If the carpet is has a small water damaged area you should try these steps but if it is a larger area or the entire carpet, it may need to be replaced, even if the damage is from sanitary water. First, you need to remove as much excess water from the padding and carpet as you possibly can.”

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Trust the Experts

Globleweblist meantime shared that it will be best to let professionals handle the carpet cleaning.

“If there is carpeting present in the room, it should be removed and taken to a company that deals with carpeting that was exposed with water damage”

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When water damage hits a property it is advisable to immediately get in touch with professional water removal specialists to minimize damages.