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What Can I Do While Waiting for Emergency Storm Damage Assistance to Arrive in San Ysidro?

5/9/2023 (Permalink)

A person with a leaking roof is calling for emergency water damage services. We are leaders in storm damage restoration services in San Diego.

San Ysidro has weathered many rainstorms this year. Our local Otay Mesa/SanYsidro team has been busy restoring storm damage. It is a good idea to inspect your home for visible signs of damage after any rain or high wind event. If you discover water entering your home, here are some tips from our website for things you can and should not do while waiting for professional help to arrive:

What To Do After Flooding

  • Remove excess water by mopping and blotting
  • Wipe excess water from wood furniture after the 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 carpets 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

Call Us Today!

Our team of professionals in Otay Mesa/San Ysidro is Here to Help ® residents and businesses with all their storm damage needs. Call us today at 619-439-2407.

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