Water damage from flooding is not uncommon in areas where seasonal rains and storms occur. If you are a property owner in one such area then flooding and water damage to property is something that you probably would have experienced. For obvious reasons, the first area to get affected by any kind of water damage is your flooring. In homes with carpeted floorings, water damage can be especially problematic. In addition to having your carpeting soaked, the bigger danger is from the kind of seepage that can take place below the carpet and the subsequent mold growth due to dampness and moisture.
It may not sound great, but a carpet that has sustained water damage can quickly become a breeding ground for all kinds of organic germination most of which poses a direct threat to both life and property.
Do’s of Dealing with Carpet Damage
Here are some of the things you need to do to dry out your carpeting.