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Paul Davis Emergency Services
of Spokane Valley, WA
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Fixing Water Damage

Water damage in your home can come from several places. If neglected, water damage can hurt the foundation of your property. Wooden surfaces and drywall are susceptible to mold and mildew growth if neglected after water damage. If your property experiences water damage, contact the professionals from Paul Davis.

Before Our Specialists Come to Your House

There are different measures you can take before Paul Davis service masters arrive. From the floors, walls, ceiling, and your prized things, it’s essential to act quickly to avoid water damage in your home.

Before beginning, you need to verify your property is safe to enter. Your property becomes a dangerous place when exposed to water and electricity combined. Before entering your home, power off the main breaker. Even if they look harmless, home appliances can deliver a powerful shock when touched by water.

First Things First

A severe home flood can leave furniture and possessions soaked. To keep water damage from harming small items, relocate them before large furniture. Use a dry, flat surface to lay books, magazines and other paper items. Magazines and other inked items should be lie on a dry, flat surface. This also includes small tabletop items, such as lamps and collectibles. The cleaning can begin when you’ve removed paper material, small items and other dampened materials.

To dry your home, use several fans. Let the experts dry the big messes Though you may want to try, don’t use a standard home vacuum to remove water. Improper use of these appliances can be dangerous to you and break the vacuum. When you’re ready to move furniture, raise up seating such as heavy chairs onto wooden or cement blocks to above them above the floor.

Carpet and fabrics are especially heavy when wet. The extra weight makes rugs, leather goods and fur difficult to move. So if you must remove a carpet, lift with caution. Hang clothing, draperies and other fabrics away from the wet area to dry properly. Depending on how much water damage your home takes on, you may not be able to save every piece of fabric you own.

Water damages your property’s structure the same way it affects carpets and rugs. Because of this, do not go near sinking ceilings or bent floors. These areas have likely absorbed the most water and could fall around you.

Paul Davis Restoration

Water damage is easy for Paul Davis. {But with a little prep work from you, we can get to work immediately.} We work hard to restore your home back to normal safely and quickly. Our professionals are experienced and have worked with varying degrees of water damage in all types of residential and commercial properties. Furthermore, Paul Davis negotiates with your insurance company to settle your claims effectively, so you can return to normal.