Water Damage Restoration
Flood Waters can wreac havoc on your home or business and cause an unhealthy enviornment
Steps you can take until help arrives
Make safety your primary concern:
Is it house safe for you to remain in it?
Electrical shock and slip and fall accidents are some of the most prevalent risks after a water damage situation.
Only perform activities that are safe for you to do so.
Remember that wet materials can be much heavier then expected. Be Careful!
Call the IICRC certified PROs at Clean Lane to begin the mitigation and restoration process as soon as possible!
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STOP THE SOURCE!
Only if it is safe and possible to do so, turn of the water to prevent further damage. The could require shutting off water to the entire house depending on how the plumbing is set up and where the water is coming from. DO NOT enter rooms with sagging ceilings as water can weigh 100s of lbs and a failing ceiling could cause serious injury.
In the event of a natural flood, the only thing that can be done is to wait until the waters have receded.
WHAT NOT TO DO AFTER FLOODING
Don't leave wet fabrics in place. Hang leather and furs.
Don't leave colored items such as books, magazines on wet carpet.
Don't use household vacuum cleaners to remove water.
Don't use wet electronic appliances for devices.
Don't turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet. Keep out of rooms if ceiling is sagging!
WHAT TO DO AFTER A FLOOD
Remove excess water with a towels, rags or a mop.
Remove and prop wet upholstery and cushions.
Place aluminum foil or plastic under furniture legs and wet carpet.
In summer, turn air conditioner on to accelerate drying.
Remove colored area rugs from wet carpet.
Move art to a safe, dry place.
Remove loose items from wet floors.
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