Flood Cleanup

Avoid Problems from Microbial Growth:
Remove Standing Water

Standing water is a breeding ground for microorganisms,
which can become airborne and be inhaled. Where
floodwater contains sewage or decaying animal carcasses,
infectious disease is of concern. Even when flooding is
due to rainwater, the growth of microorganisms can cause
allergic reactions in sensitive individuals. For these health
reasons, and to lessen structural damage, all standing
water should be removed as quickly as possible.

Dry Out Your Home

Excess moisture in the home is an indoor air quality
concern for three reasons:
• Microorganisms brought into the home during flooding
may present a health hazard. These organisms can
penetrate deep into soaked, porous materials and later
be released into air or water. Coming in contact with
air or water that contains these organisms can make
you sick.
• High humidity and moist materials provide ideal
environments for the excessive growth of
microorganisms that are always present in the home.
This may result in additional health concerns such as
allergic reactions.
• Long-term increases in humidity in the home can also
foster the growth of dust mites. Dust mites are a major
cause of allergic reactions and asthma.
See Step 4, Dry Out Your Home, of the American Red
Cross/FEMA booklet, Repairing Your Flooded Home, on
steps that should be taken to open up and dry out ceilings,
walls, and floors in the home.
Be patient. The drying out process could take several
weeks, and growth of microorganisms will continue as long
as humidity is high. If the house is not dried out properly, a
musty odor, signifying growth of microorganisms can
remain long after the flood.
Contact David Brandt, Flood Co LLC at 406-892-1717 or
FloodCo@centurytel.com

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Flood Cleanup

Flood Cleanup by the EPA

During a flood cleanup, the indoor air quality in your home or office may appear to be the least of your problems. However, failure to remove contaminated materials and to reduce moisture and humidity can present serious long-term health risks. Standing water and wet materials are a breeding ground for microorganisms, such as viruses, bacteria, and mold. They can cause disease, trigger allergic reactions, and continue to damage materials long after the flood.

Contact David Brandt at Flood Co LLC, http://www.floodco.net/

floodco@centurytel.net or 406-892-1717

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Welcome to Flood-Co LLC your restoration professionals.  We specialize is Water damage, Fire damage and Mold remediation.  We are Licensed and Insured Contractors in the State of Montana and can handle all the Construction needs related to getting your home and your life back to the way it was.  

Because your house is a major investment it is important to have qualified professionals work on your home.  Most of our projects are covered by homeowners insurance.  Call to schedule a free inspection today and we can consult you on the ability to have your Insurance policy cover the cost of your restoration needs.

Please see our references tab as we are the preferred Contractor for 13 major insurance companies and work with many more.  Please ask you agent about us.  Contact David Brandt at 406-892-1717 or FloodCo@centurytel.net