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Dekalb County Neighborhood Emergency Response Team
all good WATER DAMAGE QUOTES BEGIN with a thorough inspection. MOISTURE BEHIND THE WALLS
Prevent this from growing
Dry it out now. Call today.
Flood water. How clean is it?
Flood water can make the air in your home unhealthy. This is because when things remain wet for more than two days, they usually get moldy. Inhaling mold can cause adverse health effects, including allergic reactions.
Emergency Service in Dekalb County
Mold also can damage materials in your home. In addition, flood water may contain microorganisms, such as bacteria, or chemicals which may affect your health.
Did you know that water is the single greatest denominator for all kinds of property damage in Dekalb County, Georgia?
According to FEMA and their Mitigation Planning Program, Mitigation plans are key to breaking the cycle of disaster damage, reconstruction, and repeated damage in Dekalb County. This list provides communities with resources to help guide the development and implementation of their hazard mitigation plans. . [full mitigation plan here]
Do you know what to do when you have water damage?
Water damage in Dekalb County? Safety First!!
Be sure to avoid the risk of electrical shock. Do not stand in or near that standing water and operate any lamps or light switches.
GOAL: Prevent mold growth. Although it takes a few days to appear, mold thrives on wood, paper, particle board or even household soil, when stagnant air, moisture, and temperatures between 68°F and 86°F degrees are present.
Wet clothing usually is salvageable. A 10‐minute wash cycle in detergent and hot water should sanitize washable clothing and many household fabrics.
Dry out before you rebuild. IICRC Certified professionals have a variety of instruments to determine when a building is dry, to prevent on‐going microbial growth. Drying should not stop until wood or drywall moisture content (MC) falls below 16% MC. Normal MC is around 10% in most areas of the country.
Is anyone asthmatic, pregnant, nursing, or severe allergies?