Carpet Cleaning and Repair

Water main leaks on the streets of Los Angeles showed a summertime sadness mess and the cost and time of the repairs are not quick and inexpensive.


So if this happens on the streets with that kind of damage, what could happen if the leak was in a home?


In the Orange County area it can seem rare to find complete flooding of a home but after  the news broke about the leak on the streets near UCLA, it is important to know what to do and how to repair it in order to not only save your carpet, but also your home.


Water damage can be a quick problem. From previous experiences a washing machine can leak or a dishwasher could leak, causing water flooding and carpet damage.


Carpet Cleaning and Repair


Dry It: First and foremost it is essential that the water is cleaned up quickly so that mold does not develop. Whether using a towels to dry the water or using a wet-dry vacuum it is important to get the damage dried up fast.


Source It: Whether it is a leak, a pet accident or a drink spill it is important to use a stain remover and a carpet cleaner to get rid of it. If it is a leak it is essential to repair it as soon as possible, so that there is less of a chance for mold.


Dehumidifier: Getting rid of moisture in the air by using a dehumidifier will be essential in helping get rid of the mold before it is set in. It is also important to try to make the indoor temperature of your home at 70.


Furniture: If there is furniture where the water damage took place it is important to remove it, dry it and check it for any signs of mold growth and help protect against it.


Afterwards: Even after it seems like the water is gone and the problem is fixed it is important to keep an eye out for mold and other damage. Continually check up on your household and know how to shut off the water valves in case of future leaks.

Having the correct knowledge of how to quickly clean and restore water damage in your home is important. Never hesitate to call if there are questions or concerns addressing issues like these.