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Water Damage Tips Chicago, IL
SERVPRO of Ravenswood Professionals will likely be needed to complete your cleanup, but following the steps on this page will help minimize secondary damage.


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"The team arrived within 90 minutes of my call. They quickly got to work and before they left for the night they made sure all the water they could get up was gone and the fans and dehumidifiers were working across the entire floor. Three days later, the entire basement was dry.
The agents and technicians were friendly, professional, efficient and proved their experience throughout the entire process.
Thanks SERVPRO! I am glad I called you!"
Joshua D. in Chicago, IL

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Home Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

Water Damage  |  Fire & Smoke Damage   |  Biohazard Contamination

After any water damage situation, your primary focus should be safety first:

  • Is it safe to stay in the house?
  • Electrical and "slip and fall" hazards are some of the most prevalent concerns.
  • Only do activities that are safe for you to perform.
  • Wet materials can be VERY heavy. Be careful!

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