After a flood, it can be hard to figure out what to do and in which order. Below is a list of 7 steps to follow after a flood in your basement.
Step 1: Turn of the electricity. Do NOT enter the water in your basement until knowing the electricity is off to avoid shock. You'll want to bring a flashlight
Step 2: Pump the water out of your basement. This is where you can benefit from having a water extraction company help remove the water quickly and efficiently.
Step 3: Remove all your wet items
Step 4: Clean the walls and floor
Step 5: Remove moisture
Step 6: Make sure mold has not begun to grow
Step 7: Use a dehumidifier