Too much rain at one time. Tiled basement floor got covered with
water--water table problem not surface seepage. It's gone now and I want to
get recommendations relative to cleaning/sanitizing it. Leaning toward
washing with a mixture of bleach and water, except I don't know what the mix
should be-1 part bleach to ??? parts water. Any suggestions would be
1/2 Cup bleach to gallon of water (approx).
Warning: Doing this on a floor will evaporate huge amounts of
vapor containing chlorine. Unless you provide powered ventilation
of the area from outside air, you will put yourself at great risk
for lung damage (ask me how I know:-(
A respirator mask (not a dust mask) would be an excellent accessory.
Some good advice here:
It's a tile-over-masonry floor. Unless it got flooded with sewage, I'd just
clean it with more water and then dry the basement thoroughly. Spray
any wood/cloth/sheetrock that got wet with mildicide, but the tile doesn't
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