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Which Products Are Best for Cleaning After Flood Damage in Cutler Bay Homes?

11/4/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO Equipment and technicians Storm damage can be overwhelming for any property owner. SERVPRO is here to help. Just call (305) 278-8484.

SERVPRO Can Pick the Correct Category of Cleaning Products to Match the Soiling at Your Home

One of the prominent effects of flooding is the deep or widespread soiling of contents and spaces in a home. Cleaning is a reliable solution to restore the preloss conditions. Using the right cleaning agents is crucial in realizing the best results when cleaning your Cutler Bay home.

Flood damage cleaning in Cutler Bay homes can involve several steps, including removing abundant soils such as mud or silt and clearing stains that develop from material deterioration. Eliminating traces of chemicals and biohazards is also necessary. These different tasks require a blend of cleaning products.  SERVPRO combines various strategies, including phasing the cleaning process and using multiple products for better outcomes.

The Most Helpful Product Categories Include:

  • Emulsifiers
  • Wall and all-surface cleaners
  • Industrial cleaners
  • Disinfectants

Each product category helps take care of a unique problem. For instance, emulsifiers help remove soils from fabrics or carpets conveniently. SERVPRO uses powdered emulsifiers with buffering properties that help maintain alkaline conditions throughout the cleaning process. 

Industrial cleaners are useful in removing greasy soils such as residues from fuel oils mixed in with the floodwater, which may prove challenging to remove when using detergents. Disinfectants, on the other hand, are mandatory for removing contaminants. SERVPRO uses EPA-registered products such as Vanquish, a synthetic detergent-disinfectant combo that works against a broad spectrum of microorganisms. 

The Best Disinfectants to Use in a Flooding Situation are Those With:

  • Virucidal properties
  • Fungicidal properties
  • Bactericidal properties

SERVPRO of Cutler Bay takes care of all soiling and contamination after flooding, "Like it never even happened." Call us at (305) 278-8484.

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