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How To Use Restoration Equipment To Clean Up After A Natural Disaster

If your home or business has suffered damage from a natural disaster, restoration equipment can be used to help with the cleaning process after the natural disaster has taken place. In fact, the use of such equipment is critical. After a natural disaster, the key is to act swiftly, before the damage has a chance to get worse (assuming, of course, that it is safe to do so).

Choose the Right Equipment

There are many different types of restoration equipment available. For example, there are air movers, flood removal machines and tools, dehumidifiers, odor removal machines, and many other types of equipment. Your choice of equipment will depend upon the type of natural disaster that your business or home suffered damage from.

It is important to speak with your cleaning equipment supplier, as they will be able to make specific recommendations based on the type of natural disaster and also the extent of the damage involved. It is also important to pay attention to the instructions given by the cleaning equipment supplier, and the manufacturer’s instructions, to ensure that all equipment is being operated in a safe manner.

Consider, too, that there are also companies that specialize in providing restoration services. They can provide assistance or provide an overview of what equipment you will need to adequately clean up your business or home. You can then contact cleaning equipment suppliers based on their recommendation.

Change Filters Regularly

Some, if not all of your restoration equipment, will involve the use of filters. Cleaning up after a natural disaster will mean that your equipment is doing a lot of heavy duty work, which will likely cause the filters to get dirty at a much higher rate than would be the case in other situations.

To ensure that this dust, dirt, bacteria, and other contaminants doesn’t filter back into the air (and to also ensure that your equipment continues to run at peak levels), you should regularly check the state of your filters and change them when necessary. You might want to purchase additional filters to have on hand so that this doesn’t disrupt the process.

As a leading filter supplier, Janitized offers the industry’s most comprehensive line of replacement commercial grade vacuum filters, restoration filters, and premium quality vacuum cleaner bags. We also offer compostable vacuum cleaner bags—an industry first. Contact us today for more information.

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