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2/19/2021 (Permalink)

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If you experienced flooding in your home, you will need to have some work done on your house. If you are looking to clean up your home, you will likely hear or may unfamiliar with some procedures used, such as tear-out and flood cut. Here are few things you should know about these process.

What is flood cut?

A flood cut is the process of cutting and removing a portion of your home’s dry wall. It is called a flood cut because it is made roughly 12 inches above the water damage. This is done when there has been water building up in your house. The main purpose is to remove the drywall so contractors can address any moisture issues threatening the home’s structure.

Why are they necessary?

While flooding in your home may not always require a flood cut, they are sometimes a necessary part of the remediation and restoration process. They help prevent the spread of bacteria in your house and prevent the growth of mold as well. Flood cut is the best course of action if water damage restoration company believes that they cannot thoroughly clean and repair the dry wall.

When will you need one?

  • When floodwater contains contaminants of bacteria
  • When sewage is involved
  • If your wall is insulated

If the flooding in your home requires a flood cut, rest assured that SERVPRO of Ventura will be able to perform the procedure quickly and maintain high-quality work.

If you have any questions about water damage, please do not hesitate to call SERVPRO of Ventura  at (805) 656-3911.

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