DO

  • Water DamageRemove as much excess water as possible by mopping and blotting

  • Water Damage RepairWipe excess water from wood furniture after removal of lamps and tabletop items

  • Water Damaged FloorsGather loose items, toys, etc. from floors

  • Water Damaged UpholsteryRemove and prop up wet upholstery and pillow cushions for even drying

  • Water Damage FurniturePlace aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpeting

  • Water Damage DryingTurn air conditioning on for maximum drying in summer

  • Water ExtractionRemove Oriental rugs or other colored rugs from wet wall-to-wall carpeting

  • Water Damaged PaintingMove valuable paintings and art objects to a safe, dry place

  • Water Damaged BooksFreeze valuable books and documents to retard mildew growth until drying can be performed