Water Damage

Dealing with Flooding.

You will first need to determine the type of flooding that has occurred:

 Sewer backup (unsanitary) Rain water (sanitary)

The carpet and pad must be taken up and disposed of.

  1. Furniture should be removed to prevent rust or staining to carpet.
  2. Go to corner in room & lift carpet off tackless. You can use pliers to pinch carpet fiber and pull.
  3. Fold carpet back to where it is no longer wet.
  4. Take knife to cut out pad and remove from area.
  5. Lay carpet back down and use wet-dry vac to suction out water.
  6. Elevate carpet and use fans to dry carpet.