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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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"One word: Perfect.
We had water damage from our ceiling through to our main floor and Tom was one of the first people I called. After reading good reviews from other folks, I figured it would be a good fit to use their team to tear out and dry all of the wet plaster and wood beams.
Tom was very professional, and helpful in planning and thinking about prevention in the future. It's nice to be confident that the work is getting done properly. "
Joseph P. 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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Understanding the Process of Restoring Water Damage
Understanding the Process
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