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Water damage can originatefrom different sources such as a broken dishwasher hose, a washing machine overflow, broken pipes, clogged toilets, etc. This problem can cause damage to your furniture, wood floor, upholstery, electronic, household appliances, and more. All these issues can cost you a lot of money if you don’t act immediately. We can assist you the entire time and help you to rescue all your belongings and home. When you least expect it you can have a water damage in your home. We understand that you’re not prepared to handle this situation, and that’s why we’ve got some tips that can help you before our team of experts arrives at your home.
Questions you need to consider:
- The water damage could cause weight or structural faults?
- The damage occurs near of any electrical wiring?
- Is the water damaged contaminated from sewage or stagnant water?
- Do you see existing mold that could spread?
- Is the water in an area where others must walk?
What you can do before our team of experts arrives:
- Shut off the power to all flooded areas for preventing an electrocution
- Try to find the source of the flood and stop it.
- Remove or elevate the furniture that is in the affected area to prevent permanent stains or rust marks.
- Remove all your items such as books, shoes, plants, etc.
- Turn off your circuit breakers supplying electricity to wet areas.
- Unplug and remove electrical devices that are located in the wet areas.
- Turn off the outside water main until help arrives.
- Use buckets to catch any dripping.
- Keep children and pets away until the area is properly sanitized.
- Try to remove any excess water by mopping or blotting.
- Remove valuable oil paintings and art objects to a safe place.
- Stay out of rooms where the ceiling is sagging
- Open windows, closet doors, dresser drawers and anything else that can be opened to allow the air to circulate.
- Lift any colored or dyed rugs, mats, or fabrics from wet carpet to prevent color transfer.
- Wash all your clothes to prevent mold.
- Remove and open up any boxes, luggage, containers, or organizers that may have retained water.
- Call the power company immediately if you see that your circuit box is wet.
- Do not use your household vacuum to remove water.
- Do not use any electrical appliances that are situated in the wet areas.
- Do not lift the carpet until help arrives. Lifting the carpet incorrectly could damage the backing.
- Do not walk on the wet carpet more than necessary in order to keep from spreading damage.
- Do not activate your HVAC system until our team arrives and determine that is safe.
- Do not turn off the power if the circuit box is wet.
- Do not use any appliances or electronics that are in the wet area.
- Do not place newspaper in the affected areas because has an ink that transfers easily.
- Do not turn on ceiling fixtures of the ceiling is wet.
- Keep out of rooms where ceilings are sagging.