How to Prepare for Water Extraction

How to Prepare for Water Extraction

Home flooding can occur for a variety of reasons. Environmental catastrophes, malfunctioning appliances, or damaged water lines can all result in a home being flooded. When this happens, it is important that the water be removed as quickly as possible in order to limit the extent of property damage and to prevent mold growth. A professional water extraction service is one of the most effective ways to do this.

If you or someone you know has been the victim of home flooding, the speed with which you respond to this emergency is crucial to protecting your home and its occupants. Contact the Austin water extraction professionals of WOW Total Cleaning at any time of the day at 512-291-0048 to have your problem dealt with quickly and effectively.

Water Extraction Preparation Tips

After contacting a water extraction service, homeowners should prepare the flooded area in order to allow the extraction process to begin as soon as possible. The following are some useful tips for how to do this most effectively:

  • Shut off gas and electric utilities
  • Remove any loose objects or debris floating in the water
  • Dispose of all items that cannot be salvaged
  • Identify and, if possible, remove all sharp objects

By following these simple steps, you can considerably reduce the amount of damage that flooding can inflict on your home or property.

Contact Us

If your home or other property is flooded, a professional water extraction service can help to prevent some of the worst consequences from occurring. Contact the Austin water extraction experts of WOW Total Cleaning today at 512-291-0048 to speak with a friendly member of our staff and schedule a service appointment.