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Water Damage? Here is a list of Dos and Don'ts

11/19/2021 (Permalink)


  • Remove as much water as possible by mopping and blotting the saturated area.
  • Wipe furniture to remove excess water.
  • Place aluminum foil between furniture legs and wet carpet.
  • Prop up wet furniture cushions for even drying.
  • Lift drapes off flooring, loop through a coat hanger and hang on curtain rod.
  • Remove wet area rugs.
  • Turn on air conditioner if damage occurs in summer.
  • Move valuable paintings, art objects, and photos to a safe, dry place.
  • Open closet doors, furniture drawers, and luggage to aid in drying.
  • Remove any wet fabrics and dry immediately.
  • Hang furs and leather goods to dry separately at room temperature.
  • Stay out of any rooms where the ceiling is sagging from trapped water.


  • Use your household vacuum to remove the excess water.
  • Use electrical appliances while standing on wet flooring or carpets.
  • Wait to call for professional help. The longer you wait, the more damage will occur.

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