Water Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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The most important thing to do after suffering from a water loss of any kind is to ensure that you and others on your Ceres, OK property are safe. After that, it is important to call a company you can trust with your water damage cleanup and restoration needs. SERVPRO of Stillwater & Guthrie has the experience, expertise, and equipment necessary to properly clean up and restore your property back to preloss conditions.

Once you've given our SERVPRO team a call, review the list of Do's and Don'ts down below to see important things to take into consideration until help arrives.

Have A  Water Damage Emergency? Call (405) 332-2122

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.