Flooded Basement: Procedures for Clean-up
Procedures for Clean-up
Sewage and flood water pose a threat to human health. During cleanup protect yourself from contamination by wearing rubber boots, waterproof gloves, and protective garments. Wash your hands thoroughly when the job is done. People whose immune systems are compromised are considered to be at greater risk and should not attempt this type of cleanup.
Disinfection is important to ensure that disease causing organisms (germs) are destroyed.
A thorough cleaning must be done before disinfection to ensure effectiveness.
Always follow manufacturers label instructions and use in well-ventilated areas.
Some suggested disinfectants:
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