Water Damage Emergency Tips - DO

  • Stop the water flow if possible
  • Remove as much excess water as possible
  • Towel wood furniture, counter tops, etc.
  • Relocate all knick-knacks, lamps, etc. to a dry safe place
  • Use wax paper or wood blocks under furniture that cannot be relocated to a dry area
  • Pin up draperies and upholstery skirts to prevent water circles
  • Turn on your heating and/or air conditioning system, provided water has not entered the ducts
  • Remove all non-color fast items like rugs, pillows, etc. and place in a dry area
  • Remove all loose items on the floor to a dry area