How To Save The Carpet From Flood Damage?

We live in a world where catastrophe is common and people have slowly adapted to it, floods come often and the most common thing which gets damaged is our carpets. We spend a hefty amount of money on our carpet and flood destroys it.

Flood water contains contaminants, such as bacteria, fungus and several other pathogens which is deadly for humans. Dealing with a carpet which is infected by the flood is difficult, but it can be done by following precise technique and putting a little bit of effort. However, there are some factors which are considered before carpet flood damage restoration, carpet condition worsen if it’s soaked in the flood water for too long.

Therefore, in case the carpet is soaked in water for too long, the damage can not be restored. As the fabric has been dissolved and no matter how long you’ll clean the carpet will never be recovered, it’ll shrink or growth of mould and fungus will keep infecting the carpet. In this blog, we’ll discuss the method of saving a carpet which has been damaged by the carpet.

Methods Of Carpet Flood Damage Restoration

Follow the below method carefully and ave you carpet from flood damage. Below we’ll discuss the method of wet carpet cleaning, carpet sanitization, carpet flood damage restoration and carpet steam cleaning.

Carpet Flood Damage Restoration
Carpet Flood Damage Restoration
  • Step-1

    Remove the excess water from the carpet, you can use a wet vacuum cleaner and if the amount of water is in excess you can also use a pup to evacuate all the water. Whatever you do, just do it fast or the carpet keeps getting damaged when you’re done with removing the water proceed to the next step.
  • Step 2

    Remove the padding beneath the carpet, lift the carpet and pull the padding, throw the padding outside. Padding can not be restored, therefore you had to throw the padding. Use some saw horse and place the carpet over them.
  • Step-3

    Now let the carpet dry on its own, to speed up the drying time, you can open the windows to ventilate the room. Open the windows and turn on the fan, you can also use the dehumidifier, after a few hours the carpet will get dry.
  • Step-4

    Clean the floor, clean it use a good disinfectant and add it in a bucket of water, mop the floor thoroughly using it. Thoroughly clean all the surface and let it dry for a while, make sure when you settled the carpet again on the floor, it is completely dry.
  • Step-5

    Settle the carpet on the floor, slowly pull all the sawhorse and place the carpet on the floor, now you have to do the carpet cleaning and carpet sanitization, you can do it yourself or you can take professional help, completely up to you.

Do The Carpet Steam Cleaning

Carpet steam cleaning is the best method to disinfect the carpet and remove bacteria, pathogens and mould from the carpet. In this process, the carpet is cleaned thoroughly and properly. You can seek professional assistance to steam clean the carpet, at Master Cleaners Melbourne we offer our clients with exclusive Carpet Flood Damage Restoration Services, in which we offer carpet water extraction, carpet sanitization and carpet steam cleaning, we clean the floor and install new padding also make the carpet look new like, give us a chance to serve you, for booking call on our toll free number, our representative will do the booking for you.