Flooding can happen at anytime and can have a truly traumatic effect. They're caused by the rising of ground water levels, burst water pipes, hillside run-off from sudden rainfall and flooding from the overflowing of rivers and seas.
Flooding causes varying degrees of damage depending on severity, but because water is very good a getting into the tiniest of spaces damage can be concealed or build up over a period of time. Floors, walls, furniture, soft furnishings and even building structures can be severely affected.
After a flood it is vital that the premises is looked at straight away and that all water affected items are removed and dried out as quickly as posible. This helps to prevent and reduce any further structural damage whilst mitigating the chance of mould growth developing which can lead to health issues such as asthma and pneumonia.
Flood water can often contain hazardous biological hazards and pathogens as excess water entering the sewers can cause them to rupture.
Our Emergency Flood Deep Clean Service
We understand the importance of dealing with the damage and harmful remnants that can be left behind after a flood. We provide a fast, effective and reliable clean up service to both commercial and domestic property owners.
Our trained professionals quickly and efficiently ensure your property and equipment is cleaned and disinfected helping to minimise the disruption to you, your family or your business. If required, our specialist odour removal equipment is used to ensure a hygienic and fresh smelling environment is once again restored. Pre and after disinfection swabbing is also carried out depending on the level of certification that is required for the premises and equipment.
Emergency call-out 24/7 nationwide
A discreet and understanding service for highly sensitive situations
We guarantee a rapid response time and support team in the event of unexpected flooding or sewage spills
Compliant with all current legislation, Health and Safety Guidelines and guaranteeing legal and safe disposal of hazardous materials
What to do if you've been involved in a flood.
There's a whole host of things that you can do to begin to repair the damage left behind by flooding. Flood cleanup can be dangerous and there are some crucial steps you need to be aware of before you or anyone else begins the process of cleaning up afterward. Here's what you need to know:
- Before you do anything, switch off your electricity supply at the mains if safe and DO NOT touch any outlets. If you're not sure if it's safe call 999
- After they have been checked, keep your oil and gas central heating on at around 20 - 22 degrees for steady drying
- Make sure you are protected - Flood water can contain sewage, chemicals and animal waste so ensure you are wearing protective clothing and Wellington boots if you are near it
- Prevent further damage - Shovel away mud from walls evenly, making sure mud is not pressuring one side of the wall and not the other.
These steps will help you begin the process of cleaning up after a server flood, but for a complete and specialised cleanup service contact us. Our staff are trained in providing discreet solutions to these hazardous situations and can ensure that the areas affected are free and safe from contamination, in preparation for further repair work.