SERVPRO Emergency Tips
Water Damage - Do's :
Remove as much excess water as possible by mopping and blotting.
Wipe excess water from wood furniture after removal of lamps and tables top items.
Remove and prop wet upholstery and pillow cushions for even drying.
Place aluminnum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpeting.
Turn air conditioning on for maximum drying in the summer.
Remove Oriental rugs or other colored rugs from wet wall-to-wall carpeting.
Remove valuable paintings and art objects to a safe, dry place.
Open and place luggage, in sunlight to dry, if possible.
Gather loose items, toys,etc, from floors.
Water Damage: Don't
Don't leave wet fabrics in place: dry as soon as possible. Hang furs and leather goods to dry separately at room temperature.
Don't leave books, magazines or other colored items on wet carpets or floors.
Don't use household vacuum to remove water.
Don't use TVs or other household appliances while standing on wet carpets or floors especially not on wet concrete floors.
Turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet, and keep out of rooms where ceilings are sagging from retained water.