June 27, 2018
When faced with a flooded basement, house or other buildings, the last thing you might think about is the indoor air quality. Failure to remove contaminated items/materials and reduce the moisture and humidity can present serious long-term health problems. Standing water and wet materials are a breeding ground for microorganisms, such as viruses, bacteria and mold. These can cause disease, trigger allergic reactions and continue to damage materials long after the flood.
Here are some steps to take if you have experienced flooding in your home or other buildings.
1. Turn off el...