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Water Damage Restoration Tips in Jersey City, NJ

ServiceMaster Metropolitan provides water damage restoration tips for Jersey City, NJ water damage!

Water Damage Restoration DOs

  • Turn water off at the source (washer, faucet, toilet, etc…) or at the main shut off valve.
  • Eliminate the source of water if possible.
  • If there is a risk of electrical shock, turn off circuit breakers.
  • Delays in loss mitigation might result in adverse health and additional damage to the structure and contents.

Water Damage Restoration DONTs

  • Don’t attempt to enter a flooded basement when there is standingwater.
  • Don’t wait more than a day to start mitigation.
  • Don’t activate the HVAC system if it has been directly contacted by water.
  • Check electrical systems in the affected area.