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Other stories by Michael Springer

  • 18-Volt Cordless Recip Saws

    Cordless is convenient, but not if it sacrifices power and runtime. This tool test puts 10 cordless recip saws through their paces.

  • After the Boulder Flood

    When the flooding stops, the cleanup begins.

  • Guidelines for Health, Safety, and Clean Up after a Flood Disaster

    There are many detailed sources of information available online from government and non-profit agencies on how to survive and then deal with the aftermath of natural or manmade disasters.

  • Unexpected Flood Debris

    A surprising amount of waste created in our recent flooding were natural materials that flowed in from the surrounding environment.

  • Hauling and Disposing of Flood Debris

    Warm weather and wet conditions made every pile of trash a moldy health risk that had to be taken care of as quickly as possible. The city and county governmenst stepped in to provide extra resources to help clean up the area.

  • What Possessions Can Be Saved?

    Often the most important things flood victims want or need to save are the toughest to salvage such as paper documents, old photos, and other media.

  • Recovering Wet CDs and DVDs

    If your CDs and DVDs have been in a flood, here are a few things you should know about their condition.

  • Recovering Wet Motion Picture Film

    If your films have been in a flood, here are a few things you should know about their condition.

  • Recovering Wet Magnetic Tape Media

    If your tapes have been in a flood, here are a few things you should know about their condition.

  • Sanitizing and Drying Out

    After removing the water and wet building materials from a flooded structure, the next crucial step is to clean and sanitize the building as needed and to thoroughly dry both living and storage spaces.