Water Damage Cleanup: Tips and Insight

Are you wondering what steps need to be taken while waiting for water damage cleanup? Here are the main do's and don'ts to keep in mind:

  • Don't use electrical appliances while on wet carpet or flooring
  • Don't lift tacked down carpet without professional help
  • Don't remove books from shelves. Instead, pack them tightly to prevent warping of pages till professional help arrives
  • Do move photos, paintings and art objects to a safe, dry location
  • Do remove wet area rugs or other floor coverings not permanently attached
  • Do wipe furniture, prop up wet furniture cushions for even drying and place aluminum foil under furniture legs

In the event of water damage don't delay contact ServiceMaster of Midland/Orillia. We are ready to respond to your needs day or night.