Oh, snap! Your carpet just got water damaged. Do not panic; we can save it. Until we reach your home to provide you with professional assistance, here is what we need you to do.
First things first, wet carpet drying Melbourne is what you need to do immediately. It is indeed an important step that you should do whenever you find your house flooded with water for every possible reason. It is going to take time, but it is one of the most effective things you can do towards reducing the severity of the damage done to your carpet.
Wait, did you detect the reason for the leak and took care of it?
This is how easily your efforts of drying the carpet can go in vain. There are a wide range of reasons that can cause carpet water damage, namely rain, snow, home appliances, drainage and plumbing pipes, lack of heat and insulation, gutters and even flat roofs. Take a quick round of the adjoining spaces of the carpet to find out the possible reason for the leak and fix it to eliminate the further flow of the water.
Now that no more water is flowing to the carpet, you can proceed to getting rid of the water from the carpet. We want you to do it AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE! This way, you would be doing your part in saving the carpet.
Get rid of everything that is placed on the wet carpet to make sure that no corner is left wet.
Emptying the room would provide you with a better idea of the carpet water damage coverage. It would also save the furniture that too may be affected by the water damage.
After you have got rid of water and started drying the carpet, it would be great if you could provide an effective airflow in the affected areas through windows, doors and fans to speed up the drying process of the carpet. In addition to it, it would effectively get rid of all the moisture in the affected room and odour is any. Ventilation would prevent the floors from damaging by being exposed to excessive moisture for a longer period.
By then, we would be at your doorstep with our expert workforce and up-to-date equipment to provide your carpet steam cleaning.
Along with perfectly drying out the carpet with industry approved equipment, you would also get the benefit of deep cleaning of the carpet. It would get rid of all the dirt, grime, bacteria, virus, contaminant, allergens, pet dander, pet hair, human hair, and all such things that may be present deep in the fibres of the carpet. Professional cleaning and wet carpet drying Melbourne would leave no chances of moisture presence that could create the possibility of mould growth in the carpet.
Still, to make sure that there is no mould growth by any chance, you can install a dehumidifier in the affected room to keep it perfectly dry.