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Water Damage - Home Emergency Tips

5/30/2017 (Permalink)

Water damage happens when you least expect it, be prepared with this knowledge!


    • Remove as much excess water as  possible by mopping and blotting
    • Wipe excess water from wood furniture after removal of laps and table top items
    • Remove and prop wet upholstery and pillow cushions for even drying
    • Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpeting
    • Turn air conditioning on for maximum drying in summer
  • 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.


  • Leave wet fabrics in place; dry as soon as possible. Hang furs and leather goods to dry separately at room temperature
  • Leave books, magazines, or other colored items on wet carpets or floors
  • Use your household vacuum to remove water
  • Use TV or other electric 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.

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