Water Damage Emergency Tips - DON'T | COIT

Water Damage Emergency Tips - DON'T

  • Go near contaminated (sewer) water
  • Use electrical appliances and outlets in wet areas
  • Use your household vacuum to extract water
  • Place wet items on any absorbent surface
  • Turn on your heating and/or air conditioning system if water has traveled in or through the ducts
  • Enter rooms if the ceiling is wet and sagging
  • Leave absorbent materials like boxes, papers, pillows, etc. in the wet area
  • Let children or the elderly enter the affected areas