Read our guide below to find out what do you do if your carpet gets wet. Get water out of your carpet now!
There are lots of reasons your house, apartment or business might experience flooding – burst pipe, leaking washing machine, overflowing sink or bath, broken dishwasher, etc. It can be a scary situation and you need to act fast to ensure that there is no permanent damage.
Like all things, there is a scale of how severe your flooding to home or business is. Below is what to do if your carpet gets wet. It has been broken down by spill size. In all instances of flooding or water spillage, acting quickly is key.
It sounds like the typical sales spiel, but it simply isn’t. There is only one way to ensure that water is completely extracted from your carpets – with commercial grade tools and equipment. Domestic water extractors are only effective at removing water from the top layer of your carpet, if that. You will not be able to reach the underlay and certainly not the subfloor. Call in the professionals or risk mould, odour, and structural damage to your home. It’s that straightforward.
Calling in the professionals is also the best way to instill confidence that your floors are, in fact, dry. Professional water restoration companies, such as AllAces, take moisture and humidity readings throughout the drying process. Guided by the industry leading standards of the IICRC and RIA, they will work until your carpets are truly dry and not just dry to the touch. Remember, the underlay and subfloor also need to be dry to prevent mould growth and odour.
Don’t leave your furniture or other household items to sit in the water for too long as they will get damaged. Read our article on what to do if your carpet gets wet for some steps to take when faced with a flooded interior.
If you are concerned about a flood or spill in your home, contact AllAces Cleaning & Restoration on 1800 00 1010 or simply fill out the form below – we can help you get water out of your carpet!