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The Do's and Don'ts of Emergency Water Damage

11/12/2019 (Permalink)

In the event of water damage please call SERVPRO of North Richland Hills. We are always here to help 24/7!

These emergency tips will assist you in taking the proper actions until SERVPRO of North Richland Hills arrives! Following these tips will help reduce damage and increase the chances of a successful restoration.

The Do’s and Don’ts

DO: Contact SERVPRO of North Richland Hills. We are open 24/7 for all of your water damage restoration needs.

DO: Eliminate the source of water if possible

DO: Remove as much excess water as possible by mopping and blotting.

DO: Relocate any valuables that could be damaged by humidity or water – photos, jewelry, artwork, etc.

DON'T: Enter rooms with standing water where electrical shock hazard may occur.

DON'T: Enter affected areas if electrical outlets, switches, circuit breakers or electrical equipment are exposed to water. Always avoid electrical shock hazards.

DON’T: try to suck up water with your vacuum, even if it is a wet/dry vac.

DON'T: Leave books, newspapers, magazines or other colored items on wet carpets or floors as this may cause staining.

In the event of water damage please call SERVPRO of North Richland Hills at (817)589-1499.

We are here to help 24/7!

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