Once you've been given the clear to return to your home after a flood, wondering what to do next can seem overwhelming, but what you must focus on first is safety. Your home becomes a hazard after a flood, so make sure you follow these steps to take after a flood to keep yourself safe.
Examine the Home's Exterior
Don't enter your home until you have examined the home's exterior.
Owning a home is an amazing privilege. Instead of having to go through a landlord to ask for permission to paint or make other changes, you can simply go for it, modifying your abode until it becomes the house of your dreams. However, along with this privilege comes a hefty bit of responsibility. If something breaks down you won't be able to phone the landlord to have it repaired; you'll need to do it yourself.