Water Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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Do you know what to do until help arrives?

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SERVPRO of North Calhoun County can help you if you have water damage occur at your home or business.  We want your primary focus to be the safety of you and your family first!  Determine whether or not is is safe to stay in the home and only perform activities you know are safe.  When you are safe and secure, call SERVPRO to help you assess the situation and start getting your home back to its preloss condition "Like it never even happened."

Have A  Water Damage Emergency? Call (269) 963-3033

Have A  Water Damage Emergency? Call (269) 963-3033

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.