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Disaster Preparation and Cleanup

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  • Disaster Preparedness and Purifying Water

    Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, the East Coast is really taking a beating from the weather, making this an important time to review how to use Clorox® Regular Bleach2 (and New Concentrated Clorox® Regular Bleach2) for emergency disinfection of drinking w...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    10/31/12 113035
  • Bathing in Bleach Water

    Can I bath in bleach water? Clorox® Regular Bleach2 is NOT recommended for personal hygiene of any kind–consumers should always avoid direct skin and eye contacts with both undiluted bleach, as well as prolonged contact with the various bleach ...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    03/30/12 76195
  • Directions for Disinfection of Water

    Some things to remember when using bleach for disinfection

    Advice from our experts
    12/11/16 5947
  • Removing Mold and Odor from Flooding

    I have an area that was flooded months ago and didn’t get cleaned up. I am planning on spraying all surfaces with a bug sprayer containing 50% bleach and 50% water. This area will be remodeled so the main problem is eliminating the mold and odo...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    01/07/10 2935
  • Disinfecting flooded rooms with bleach

    My basement flooded due to rain, with sewers overflowing from outside and creek overflow as well. What do I use to wash everything down with so it will be disinfected? Below is information on disinfecting your basement with Clorox® Regular-Bleach₂ wi...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    08/02/12 13894
  • Tips to Help Prevent Mosquitoes Around Your Home

    Some simple steps to prevent mosquito breeding areas.

    Advice from our experts
    04/21/16 119576
  • Prevention of Waterborne Illnesses

    Use these practical tips

    Advice from our experts
    12/12/16 1593
  • Hurricane Irene: Water Damaged Clothes & Disaster Preparedness

    I need some help with clothes flooded in Hurricane Irene, in particular items that cannot go in hot water (delicate fabrics).  How do I handle them?  There is not a lot of mud, but water came reached them and wicked into the fabric. Watching the im...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    09/02/11 1275