Water Damage Emergency Tips
What you can do until help arrives
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In the moments after your property suffers water damage, you will more than likely have lots of questions on top of the stress of seeing and dealing with the water damage.
You might as yourself, “Who performs the best water damage restoration near me?” One of the most common questions we hear about water damage is. “What can I do until you arrive?” Luckily, we are usually on site within an hour of getting your call, so you won’t have to wait long! In the meantime, see the steps below for some guidance on what you can do to help limit water damage.
Please remember safety first! Do not go into a room that has suffered water damage unless it is safe to do so. Often times electrical outlets and collapsing ceilings can cause severe injuries!
If you have any questions, please gives us a call at 952-999-2435! Sometimes the damage is small enough where you can clean I up on your own. If you feel comfortable doing so but are unsure if the water has been extracted properly, we will be happy to walk you through what needs to be done. Both of our technicians and office staff are highly trained and certified in water damage cleanup. We are here to be a resource for you, and we will do whatever we can to make it “Like it never even happened.”
Have A Water Damage Emergency? Call (952) 314-1994
What To Do After Flooding
- Remove excess water by mopping and blotting.
- Wipe excess water from wood furniture after removal of lamps and tabletop items.
- Remove and prop wet upholstery and cushions.
- Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpeting.
- Turn air conditioning on for maximum drying in summer.
- Remove colored rugs from wet carpeting.
- Remove art objects to a safe, dry place.
- Gather loose items from floors.
What NOT To Do After Flooding
- Don't leave wet fabrics in place. Hang furs and leather goods.
- Don't leave books, magazines or other colored items on wet carpet or floors.
- Don't use your household vacuum to remove water.
- Don't use television or other household appliances.
- Don't turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet, and keep out of rooms where ceilings are sagging.