Portland, OR (PressExposure) June 28, 2011 -- ServiceMaster of Portland, a prominent Portland based water damage restoration company, now offers water damage cleanup tips for free. Apart from water removal and thorough drying of the property, they also offer tips on mold remediation.
ServiceMaster of Portland, a leading water damage restoration service in Portland, offers water damage repair tips absolutely free. The cleaning tips help people to remove water from the home and minimize the loss. These tips include drying techniques for both the rooms and its content. A wet home is the perfect setting for the growth of mold. The experts at ServiceMaster offer tips to trace the mold and prevent it from spreading.
Talking about the cleanup tips, a senior manager of the company stated, "When a water disaster strikes in your home, the need of the hour is to act quickly. Waterlogged houses need to be cleaned straightaway to prevent secondary damages. It's most fitting that water damage restoration projects are handled by trained professionals. In some cases, the damage caused by leaking pipes and overflowing sinks isn't intense enough. Hence, we have come up with some important things to do while cleaning up your home."
The tips include mopping the floor, drying the rooms, use of dehumidifiers, drying the furniture cushions, and much more. If you don't have specific tools for drying the place, there's no need to worry, a couple of fans, room heaters or air conditioners will do the job. This practice is only applicable to minimal water damage. An intensely damaged home needs to be taken care of by the professionals themselves.
"Mold can grow in as little as 48 hours any time excessive moisture is present indoors, whether the moisture is the result of flood water, a slow leak, a broken pipe, or just high humidity. Indoor mold contamination has been identified as a major contributor to allergies and poor indoor air quality. Despite the rapidly growing body of knowledge about mold, it remains the subject of a lot of confusion. We hope that this information will help you to make better decisions, and control the damage it causes to buildings," the senior manager added.
Following these useful tips, homeowners can reduce the impact of a disaster. The great thing about the water damage cleanup tips is that they are available on the website of the company, you don't have to place an order or attend a workshop to receive them. There are season-specific tips located on the website as well, giving drying techniques for winter as well as summer.
About ServiceMaster of Portland
ServiceMaster of Portland is a leading company that offers restoration of property after fire and water damage. Portland, OR based, the company has trained professionals who are equipped with advanced tools. With over 50 years of experience, the experts provide solutions quickly, compassionately and comprehensively. The company also has expertise in hardwood floor and carpet cleaning. Beaverton, Vancouver and Hillsboro are additional areas where they provide their efficient services.