If you or a friend or relative were impacted by flooding from Hurricane Sandy, here are some instructions from the New York Dept. of Public Health. Post flood recovery should be done in way that keeps the health of people as the priority. We’ve had some experience with flood clean-up here in Iowa over the past couple of decades. Abundant drying and disinfecting is the focus, so as to prevent mold emergence which can not only ruin property value but also make you sick, especially if someone has a weak immune system.
More tips are here, including reminders for proper use of bleach, which is essential in cleaning surfaces such as walls, floors and in laundering clothes.