Carpet Cleaning and Drying After Water Damage

Do-it-Yourself Carpet Cleaning and Drying After Water Damage
Water and moisture is the enemy of carpets and should be taken care of immediately. If you notice the water damage in your carpet quickly enough, you’ll be able to take care of it yourself. In doing so, this will save you time and money.

If you don’t get rid of the moisture in your carpet quickly, it can lead to the growth of mold, mildew, and other microorganisms that can cause disgusting odors. Just 48 hours after a flood, mold and mildew will begin to grow on the affected areas, leading to possible health problems for occupants. In the end, it will leave your carpet looking and smelling horrible. Once your carpet is ruined by the growths and smells, you’ll need to replace it, costing you money that could have been saved if taken care of in a timely manner.
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How to Remove Mold from a Bath Mat?

Moldy surface is always looks ugly. How to remove mold from a bath mat? Just follow these simple steps:

1. Squeeze juice from a lemon or prepare a dilute solution of citric acid.

2. Wipe the mat with a sponge soaked in lemon juice or in the solution. Focus on especially moldy spots, but make sure that you treat the entire rug.

3. Place it in direct sunlight to dry. Sunlight will react with lemon juice which will remove the mold.