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Water Damage Do’s & Don’ts in Edison & Bridgewater

When you suffer a water-related loss to your home or office, there are steps to take to minimize the damage and ensure your safety before the restoration professionals arrive from ServiceMaster Professional Restoration. Similarly, there are things you must avoid doing to keep from making the situation worse at your property in Edison, East BrunswickBridgewaterSomerset, and other cities we serve in Middlesex, Somerset, Union, Mercer & Hunterdon counties. 

At ServiceMaster, our crews provide superior water damage restoration services, as well as services for fire damage restorationreconstructiondisinfection, mold remediation, and more. For more information, call 732-800-6262 or click here to make an appointment ASAP. You can also keep reading to know what to do and what not to do when you experience water damage at your property.

Water Damage Do’s & Don’ts

What To Do with Water Damage

  • Contact a doctor if you have any health concerns
  • Be cautious of slip hazards
  • Eliminate the source of water if possible
  • Remove and secure breakables
  • Remove and secure small furniture if possible
  • Protect carpet from staining by placing foil beneath furniture
  • Remove books, shoes, paper goods, fabrics, potted plants, and other items that may stain the carpet or be damaged by water

What Not To Do with Water Damage

  • Use personal hygiene items left in the affected area, especially if the water was from an unsanitary source
  • Use vacuum equipment to remove water
  • Activate the building HVAC system
  • Adjust indoor temperatures
  • Enter an area with standing water
  • Walk across wet surfaces any more than necessary

Trust Us to Help with All Types of Water Damage Restoration in Bridgewater & Somerset

When the unforeseen happens, call us at 732-800-6262 or click here to make an appointment ASAP with our restoration experts at ServiceMaster Professional Restoration. Our emergency call center is prepared to handle your call on a 24/7/365 basis.