Remove as much water as possible by mopping and blotting.
Remove wet area rugs or other floor coverings not permanently attached.
Lift draperies off the floor, loop through a coat hanger and place the hanger on the drapery rod.
Wipe furniture, prop up wet furniture cushions for even drying and place aluminum foil under furniture legs.
Move photos, paintings and art objects to a safe, dry location.
Open drawers, closets, and cabinet doors to enhance drying.
Water Damage: Here’s what not to do
Do not enter a room with standing water until electricity has been turned off.
Do not use a regular household vacuum to remove water.
Do not lift tacked-down carpet without professional help.
Do not use electrical appliances while on wet carpet or flooring.
Do not disturb visible mold.
Do not remove books from shelves.
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