Water Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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In any water damage situations your initial reaction is to take safety measures such is it okay to enter the house, is there any cables on the floor etc..

SERVPRO of Corona takes your safety very serious and because its very important to us we have taken the time to lay out all the DO'S and DONT'S incase in an emergency

The DO'S are as followed:Remove all excess of water by mopping and blotting, Wipe excess water from wood furniture etc there is much more that SERVPRO provides for you so u can stay safe.

The DONTs are very much basic precautions that you must take such as remove objects off the floor, Don't use household vacuums to clean up water etc..

These precautions are insured to make you stay safe and your family safe. 

Have A  Water Damage Emergency? Call (951) 735-7883

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.