Water Damage Cleanup Tips

Residential Water Damage Restoration

WATER DAMAGE CLEANUP TIPS

Flood Doctor is the most trusted water damage repair and restoration company in the Washington DC Metro area. If you are looking for Water damage cleanup tips you have come to the right page! Keep reading below.

We get there fast, stop the damage, then, restore your home.  We work directly for you, and we make sure local homeowners get the service they need when they need it.

WATER DAMAGE CLEANUP TIPS AND SAFETY DOS AND DON’TS:

  • Shut off water source if possible
  • Remove as much water as possible by mopping and blotting the saturated area
  • Wipe furniture to remove excess water
  • Place aluminum foil between legs and wet carpet
  • Prop up wet furniture cushions for even drying
  • Lift drapes off flooring, loop through a coat hanger and hang on curtain rod
  • Remove wet area rugs
  • Turn on air conditioner if damage occurs in summer
  • Move valuable paintings, art objects and photos to a safe, dry place
  • Remove damp books from shelves and lay them out to dry
  • Open closet doors, furniture drawers and luggage to aid in drying
  • Remove any wet fabrics and dry immediately
  • Hang furs and leather goods to dry separately at room temperature
Dehumidification
Water damage home repair

HOWEVER, MAKE SURE YOU DO NOT:

  • Use your household vacuum to remove the excess water
  • Use electrical appliances while standing on wet flooring or carpets
  • Go into any room with standing water if the electricity is on
  • Lift tacked down carpet without professional help as this could cause damage and shrinkage
  • Go into any room where the ceiling is sagging
  • Wait to call for professional help. The longer you wait the more damage will occur

WATER DAMAGE REPAIR & RESTORATION SERVICES

FLOOD DAMAGE CLEANUP, WATER DAMAGE CLEANUP TIPS & SERVICES

WATER DAMAGE

WATER DAMAGE REPAIR SERVICES

  • Water Damage Mitigation
  • Water Damage Restoration
  • Water Damage Cleanup
  • Water Damage Repair
  • Broken Pipe Water Damage
  • Water Extraction
  • Residential Water Damage
FLOOD DAMAGE

FLOOD DAMAGE CLEANUP SERVICES

  • Flood Damage Cleanup
  • Flood Damage Mitigation
  • Flood Damage Restoration
  • Flood Damage Repair
  • Flooded Home Repair
  • Flooded Basement Repair
  • Residential Flood Damage
EMERGENCY SERVICES

EMERGENCY WATER DAMAGE REPAIR SERVICES

  • Emergency board-up
  • Structural Stabilization
  • Onsite within hours
  • Damage Assessment
  • Pre-testing and Estimating
  • Temporary  Weatherproofing
  • Emergency Power
FIRE DAMAGE

FIRE DAMAGE RESTORATION SERVICES

  • Fire Damage Mitigation
  • Fire Damage Restoration
  • Smoke Damage Repair
  • Soot Cleanup
  • Deodorizing
  • Onsite Security when needed
MOLD DAMAGE

MOLD DAMAGE MITIGATION SERVICES

  • Mold Damage Mitigation
  • Mold Damage Cleanup
  • Mold Testing
  • Protocol & Containment
  • 3rd party Inspection and testing
  • Certificate of Guarantee
NATURAL DISASTER

NATURAL DISASTER RECOVERY SERVICES

  • Natural Disaster Cleanup
  • Natural Disaster Restoration
  • Storm Damage Cleanup
  • Storm Damage Mitigation
  • Wind Damage Restoration
  • Hail Damage Restoration
Water Damage Restoration in Alexandria Virginia

HOMEOWNERS

REPORT A LOSS FROM ANYWHERE, ANYTIME.


Report a loss for immediate help with your Water Damage Emergency.

  • Our Rapid Response Teams are available 24/7.
  • 1 hour response time in Virginia, Maryland & Washington DC.
  • Class A-BLD contractors license – Insured & Bonded
  • IICRC certified
  • Highest rated Water Damage Restoration Services company in the DC Metro Area!

RECENT WATER DAMAGE RESTORATION PROJECTS

FLOOD DAMAGE REPAIR, FLOOD DAMAGE CLEANUP & WATER DAMAGE RESTORATION PROJECTS.

WHEN DISASTERS HAPPEN...

WATER, FIRE, MOLD & NATURAL DISASTERS

...WE TAKE CARE OF THEM ALL.

WHAT HOMEOWNERS SAY ABOUT OUR WATER DAMAGE REPAIR SERVICES