Water Damage Emergency Tips
What you can do until help arrives
It's tough to predict where water will go after it starts flowing. You can't expect it to simply evaporate; water has a tendency to reach hidden places. Contact us to evaluate the situation at your property.
We begin by checking the source of the water damage. It could be coming from a clean source, the faucet, or a pipe. It could be coming from a sewage line. Depending on the source will depend on what we can save or what will need to be removed and disinfected. Next, we start assessing the water damage and removing all damaged materials. Removing the water won't address bacteria.
We have the tools and personnel here in Cedar City to help.
Have A Water Damage Emergency? Call (435) 251-9241
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.