Flood damage can leave your home devastated and even more leave you confused, throwing you into a panic mode as to how to deal with the situation.

It is always best to call a professional water damage restoration company to restore the place. However, there are a number of things that homeowners should and should not do themselves to smoothen the clean up following a flood or escape of water.

Not only is it important to restore the contents and structure of the property, but it is also equally important to completely remove and clean the place of any standing water. The area should also be thoroughly dried to prevent future mould growth and completely sanitized to make it safe for the inhabitants.

Similar to floods caused by natural calamities, flood damage that is caused due to water pipe leaks or bursts can get serious if not tackled in time. Having basic knowledge in dealing with any flood damage can come in handy in such situations.

If your home has suffered a flood damage, here are some basic do’s and don’ts in a handy infographic to help you get back your home to normal.

Flood Damage – Do’s and Don'ts