Check water beneath vinyl flooring. it can cause odors, warp the supporting wood, and eventually cause the floor to lift. Call a flooring dealer for suggestions to remove or loosen the remaining adhesive without damaging the covering. After you remove the covering, let wood dry thoroughly before replacing.
Allow rugs and carpets to dry thoroughly. Lay them flat and expose to warm, dry, circulating air. Fans help speed drying. Even though the surface may appear dry, moisture remaining at the base of the tufts can cause a rug or carpet to rot. Clean dried throw rugs by beating, sweeping, or vacuuming, and then shampooing. For more information, call a carpet dealer or installer.
Assess damaged wood furniture and fixtures since they may be salvageable. Clean mud and dirt off then scrub with a soft brush and mild cleaning solution. Wipe dry with a soft cloth. Dry wood thoroughly to prevent mold and decay; do not dry in the sun to prevent warping and twisting. Open doors, windows and drawers; use fans to circulate air.
To remove mildew stains from clothing, wash the stain with soap and water. Rinse and dry in the sun. If still stained, use lemon juice and salt or try one tablespoon bleach to one pint lukewarm water. Test colored garments before using any treatment.
Never mix chlorine bleach with anything other than water or laundry detergent. Chlorine bleach mixed with ammonia or other chemicals can result in toxic fumes with serious, potentially fatal results.