Water Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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5 Easy Tips to Prevent Water Damage

  • Be careful where you plant. Some plants and trees, like weeping willows, have pretty invasive roots. ...
  • Turn your water off before leaving town...
  • Update your water heater...
  • Remove water source immediately if soaking your house...
  • Clean out roof gutters. ...
  • Keep an eye on your water bill. ...
  • Use a drain snake instead of unclogging chemicals. ...
  • Never pour grease down your sink.
  • Call SERVPRO of Vero Beach when in doubt or an emergency.

This, of course, is a very short list, but an effective one. 

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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.