Health Risks and Safety Hazards after a Home Flood

Biohazard Clean Up

home flood risks

After a flood, all kinds of dangers lurk in waters and your home. Whether it’s bacteria, mold, electricity, or rapid streams – all pose a danger to your health and safety if you’re not careful. Here are the most common hazards following a home flood, and tips to avoid them:


Rapid Flowing Waters

Respiratory Hazards

Chemical Exposure

Electrical and Gas Dangers


To learn more about home flooding safety, check out how to protect your home from flooding and what to do after a basement flood. For flood water damage repair and mold remediation service, contact your local PuroClean office.

PuroClean is a leading commercial and residential restoration franchising company. Founded in 2001, the company offers fire and water cleanup and restoration services, mold mitigation and remediation, and biohazard cleanup and removal throughout the United States and Canada through its franchise network of 240 offices. Learn more. 
Last edited on 24th of April 2018
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