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Don’t Drown in Work, or Office Flooding!

10/26/2021 (Permalink)

“Don’t Drown In Work Or In Office Flooding” with waves and the SERVPRO logo How to handle business flooding emergencies

As scary and devastating as a flood can be, SERVPRO of South Mecklenburg County wants you to be safe and let us handle the mess!

If you have a water emergency- call us now! (704) 840-6112.  We will be on the way to help you ASAP!  

What should I do or not do while I wait for SERVPRO to arrive?

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 the ceiling is wet, and keep out of rooms where ceilings are sagging.

For more information on flooding and how that affects your home and business head to our blog, and always keep Ready.Gov in mind. 

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