Floods have the potential to cause significant damage to your home. Therefore, it is best to resolve the problem as soon as possible. The longer you wait to restore the flood-damaged areas of your home, the worse the damage will become. Then you will have to pay even more money to replace your flooring and walls rather than merely repair them. Keep reading to learn about flood restoration equipment.

Flood restoration equipment is what you need to remove flood water and restore the habitability of your home. Below are the six primary types of flood restoration equipment to help you to restore your home to normal. If you have experienced flood damage, give us a call 24/7! (888) 219-6890

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Flood Extractor

The flood extractor is the most critical piece of flood restoration equipment. It features powerful vacuum technology that can extract flood water from your home and store it in a large waste tank. The capacity of the tank is usually around 10 to 14 gallons. Once the tank is filled, you can attach a hose and empty it in a nearby storm drain. Then repeat the process.

Air Movers

learn about flood restoration equipmentAir movers will remove the water embedded water from materials and allow the dehumidifiers to capture the water molecules in the air. This will also the assist dehumidifiers in the prevention of mold. These machines circulate air on the ground and in narrow or confined areas. That way, you can dry your floors and carpets faster before mold strikes.

Another reason to use an air mover is that they circulate air into the dehumidifier. Then you won’t have to keep your dehumidifier running for as long a time.


After you remove water damage from the rooms of your home, you’ll still have to deal with the moisture and humidity in the air. These conditions could invoke mold growth unless you dehumidify the interior immediately.

Dehumidifiers are machines that can remove moisture from the air. Placing an industrial grade dehumidifier in every room that has experienced the most flood-related damage. This will stop the formation of mold and assist to dry the structure in a timely manner.


Don’t forget about the power of fans too. Fans can add further assistance in the air circulation process. If you have any window fans, they are even better because they can blow outside air indoors.

Air Scrubbers

Air scrubbers are special devices that work to remove pollutants and particles from the air. They are attached to the air ducts or ventilation systems to ensure cleaner air circulates throughout a home.

Moisture Meters

Moisture meters can measure the level of moisture in the air. As you work to remove water and moisture after a flood, you must regularly measure the air’s moisture levels in order to avoid mold damage. Then you will know when your efforts have paid off.

If you have experienced flood damage, give us a call 24/7! (888) 219-6890