Water Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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If your home or business in the Manda, TX, area suffers from a water damage event, it is common to feel lost and confused. First, you should make sure and give our SERVPRO of Pflugerville team a call. Our crew can quickly respond to your residential or commercial water damage event and get to work to ensure that it is taken care of in a proper and efficient manner. Take a second to review the water damage tips down below to be better prepared in the event of a water loss.

Have A Water Damage Emergency? Call (512) 990-4776

Have A  Water Damage Emergency? Call (512) 990-4776

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.