Water Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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If you are in a Emergency regarding Water in your home or business, Please follow some of these tips to help you avoid any dangerous situations.

  1. It is important to contact a professional when handling any damage in your home because one they know what they are doing and it can be dangerous 
  2. If things are still wet from the water, its important to make sure that everything is completely dry to further move on the process 
  3. Lastly, it is important to replace any damaged materials in your home or business. Unfortunately, somethings cannot be replaced.   

These might be obvious tips. However, they are very crucial to follow. 

Have A  Water Damage Emergency? Call (631) 661-3802

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.