Videos Focus on Recovery in the Wake of a Flood

Sarah Kirby pointing to drywall behind exposed wooden studs in a flooded home.

Dr. Sarah Kirby explains procedures for drying out a home after a flood.

Cleaning up after a house floods can be a long, hard process. To help families deal with issues ranging from cleaning a kitchen to avoiding pest problems, educators with NC State University Extension have developed a series of educational YouTube videos called “After the Flood.”

Topics covered in the series are:

Many of these topics are also covered by Wayne County agent Michelle Estrada in two Spanish-language videos. In Part I, she discusses safety, carpeting, furniture, mattresses and cleaning supplies. In Part 2, she covers kitchen cleanup, books, electric devices, toys and more.

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