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Water Damage Do's and Do Not's

4/27/2020 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Bay County is Here to Help 24/7/365 with your water damage needs!

Structural water damage can be caused by a variety of sources, including a leaky roof during a storm, a cracked pipe in the wall, a water heater failure, or clogged HVAC lines.  No matter the source, SERVPRO of Bay County can provide quick, emergency response to begin the remediation process.  Until our professional team arrives, here are a few suggested “Do’s” and “Do Not’s” pertaining to water damage in your home or business, to both keep you safe and better salvage any damaged belongings:


  • Remove excess water with mops or towels
  • Wipe water from wooden furniture
  • Hang rugs to dry
  • Move artwork and valuables to a dry, safe location


  • Plug in or use any electrical devices in rooms with standing water
  • Enter any rooms that have sagging ceilings
  • Attempt to lift any large waterlogged materials, as they may be too heavy to handle
  • Leave any colored items (such as magazines or dyed linens) on wet floors

When water damage strikes in Panama City, Panama City Beach, or surrounding areas, SERVPRO of Bay County is Here to Help.  Give us a call at 850-785-1077, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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