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How To Handle A Water Damage Emergency In San Antonio

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San Antonio water damage emergency

  1. 1. How To Handle A Water Damage Emergency In San Antonio, TX Brought to you compliments of
  2. 2. Step #1 Call Your Local Water Damage Pros! When you come home to a flooded house, you need to act fast! The first thing you need to do is call us. We can answer all your questions, respond usually in less than 1 hour. We will give you advice, guidance, and information that you insurance company will not!
  3. 3. Step #2 Should You Stay In Your Home? • Safety First! • If safely possible, turn off the water supply. For many homeowners this is often located outside. • Be careful of electricity, and slipping and falling. • Don’t pick up heavy items if you are physically unable. Remember that water logged materials are extremely heavy! • If you feel unsafe, or there is a possibility that the water is in contact with electricity, you should leave the house and wait for Water Damage Pros to arrive.
  4. 4. Step #3 Actions To Take After A Flood. Warning: Only do the following if the house is safe and you are physically qualified. • Use a mop to collect all excess water. You can minimize damage by quickly removing sitting water. • Place wooden blocks, aluminum foil, tarps, or other appropriate barrier to get all wood furniture off of the wet floor. • Wipe water off all wooden furniture. • During warmer months, run the air conditioner to pull out the moisture. • Arrange fabrics such as curtains and throw rugs so they can stay away from water and dry out. • Ask your Water Damage Pros consultant what other steps you can take.
  5. 5. Step #4 Actions To Avoid After A Flood. Warning: Only do the following if the house is safe and you are physically qualified. • Do not turn on any electrical appliance or device if possible. • Do not use your home’s vacuum cleaner to suck up the water. • Do not leave paper items such as books, newspapers, magazines sitting on the wet floor. Remove and dispose of the items that cannot be saved. • If the flood involves a ceiling, do not touch or use a ceiling fan. • Do not stay in a room where the integrity of the ceiling, walls, or floors seems affected.
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