Flooded Basement water damage cleanup and repairs – Suffolk County, NY
A basement can flood or have severe water damage at any time and in any weather, although flooding can be very costly and most often occurs during heavy rainfall or when heavy snow melts rapidly. External flooding from storms or bad drainage can cause basement water damages and often contain biohazard materials. It’s important to call in experienced professionals during basement flood damage cleanup because often their are additional concerns.
Floodwaters are classified as black, which is a technical term signifying high levels of contamination. Any porous materials affected by such water retain traces of the contaminants even after the flood water is removed. Our SERVPRO technicians wear the necessary PPE, Personal Protective Equipment, including rubber gloves and boots. We also spray EPA-registered disinfectant in the affected areas. We remove any porous materials whether it is carpets, fabrics, insulation or wood to avoid the risks of contamination.