Do's:


  • Turn off main water supply to the property to prevent further flood damage
  • If safe to do so, turn off the main power supply to the property
  • Clean up any residual water from surfaces to reduce the risk of secondary damage
  • Open as many windows as possible to promote ventilation 
  • Contact your insurance agent and request that they send a professional water damage restoration company out as soon as possible. If you are unable to reach your insurance agent, do not hesitate to call Integrity Contents Services for immediate assistance (602-565-8224)

Flood damage to a home or business can be devastating. It will not only ruin your property but its contents as well. Time is of the essence in terms of restoring the structure and its contents but flood water extraction should begin almost immediately. To avoid further complications and secondary damage, flood sludge and flood silt removal should take place a soon as possible and be handled by a professional water restoration company. ​


While it is is highly recommended that clean up and damage repair after a flood be handled by a professional water restoration company, there are a numbers of things the property owner should and should not do themselves in order to expedite the clean up process.

Dont's:


  • Do not reenter property until being told it is safe to do so by the appropriate authorities
  • Do not touch or try to turn off anything electrical even if you do not see free standing water as water and dampness could be present behind walls and above ceilings
  • Do not attempt to lift and remove any damaged carpet. Leave this task for the professionals
  • Do not attempt to fan dry or heat dry any affected areas. Again, leave this to the professionals and their specialized equipment and procedures
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