When water finds its way into your home, it can cause serious damage, especially to carpeting. Luckily, just because your carpet was exposed to flood water, it doesn't necessarily mean you have to get rid of it. Check out these three facts you should know about flood-damaged carpet so you can learn if it's okay to keep your carpet and, if so, how to clean it.
It May Be Safer to Discard Damaged Carpet
A finished basement is a quick way to get some extra space in your house without investing in an addition. However, you can't just paint the walls, put down carpet and call it a day. There are several things you need to check on before you can even start planning for your new finished basement.
By turning your basement into a living area (especially if you are adding a bedroom), you will be making additional building codes applicable to the space.