Water Damage Do's and Dont's

Water damage can cause a vast impact on our property and can lead you in a huge loss. So it should not be taken lightly by the property owner. Heavy rainfall, flooding, storm, snowfall etc can have a disturbing impact on your assets. It can also destroy a structure of your property within few seconds. It can come anytime; if you have not faced such critical situation then it doesn’t mean that your properties are fully secured by the water damage. Water damage can result in loss of your lives as well as to your property. The most common problem that we have seen during the time of water damage is that water gets collected inside the property and can create various complexities. Some common problems like mold, muddy surface, mildew and odor problem. For solving this problem you need to take help of any good cleaning and restoration company who have experience and specialize in this field. You can get in touch with the contractor of these firms through telephonic numbers. Until they come at your place, you should follow some do’s and don’ts related to water damage.


  • Switch off all the electric connections and items so that water damage does not promote fire damage due to shocks and short circuit.
  • You should switch off the electric connections and gadgets so that water damage does not support fire damage due to short circuit.
  • If you have insured your water damaged property, then contact your insurance company as soon as possible so that they can see the damages faced by the property.
  • Remove water collected inside the property by using wiper so that the rest cleaning process can be taken place properly.
  • Fabrics lying on the floor should be picked up, furniture should be moved to a safer place and other accessories and artwork should be secured in a dry place.
  • Solid waste materials should be picked using broom and shovel and they are discarded properly in a plastic bag.


  • Do not turn on any electric connection or appliance unless it is advised by an electrician to do so.
  • Do not leave any appliance on wet floor or carpet.
  • Do not walk on wet carpet with shoes.
  • Do not try to clean surfaces using water as it can develop a risk of molds in that place.


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