Floods wouldn’t knock before coming, even if it knocks you can’t save anything except yourself. However, a carpet can be flooded for many reasons like overflowing river or stream, a broken sump pump, storm sewer backup, a burst pipe and leakage through the floor. Moreover, it depends on the extent of flood and the type of water, if the carpet can really repair. Carpet soak water, which makes it dull and shrinks.
Follow these steps to revive your carpet
Extract the water
Evacuate the remaining water, completely dry the floor and remove all the water, You can use a pump to pull out all the water. Run the vacuum cleaner on the carpet, it may be damp but continue running it. Until it gets dried.
Remove moisture from the room
Your purpose should be to make the room completely free from water and humidity. Install a dehumidifier in the room ar turn on ac to remove moisture. Any kind of water or humidity may slow the drying process. If the weather is right, you can open the door and windows to let the carpet dry naturally.
Start drying carpet
When the carpet is fully dried, remove it from the floor and let the floor also dry. Now place the carpet where the air can pass through from it. By doing this the carpet will completely dry and ready for cleaning.
Use a deodorizer and run vacuum cleaner
When the carpet is fully dried, run the vacuum cleaner and make it free from dirt and debris. Now use a deodorizer to remove any kind of odour. Make sure before placing the carpet, that the floor is dry and free from mould. Only when you’re sure of it, place the carpet.
Hire professional carpet cleaners
Squeaky Clean Carpet Restoration is expertise in handling any kind of water damage carpet cleaning. We have special tools and machines to fix carpet in no time. We own instruments to measure humidity. We also fix any kind of water leakage or seepage from the house. If your house survived from flood and you need a restoration, call us on our numbers.