Cleaning After a Flood

  1. Cleaning a Flooded Crawlspace

    The way you clean a flooded crawlspace depends on the type of flooding.

  2. Discard Contaminated Carpet

    If contaminated floodwater soaked your carpet, it must be discarded.

  3. Preventing Mold

    Understand how to prevent mold growth in your home.

  4. Restoring Flooded Appliances

    Household appliances such as dishwashers, ovens and washing machines that were flooded also must be reconditioned or replaced.

  5. Salvaging Water-Soaked Personal Items

    Find out what to do with water damaged bedding, photos, papers and books.

  6. Storing Drywall

    Do not store drywall directly on a concrete floor because water will wick up through the floor and damage the drywall.