Water Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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Nobody expected Lake Texoma to reach or exceed 645 feet above sea level or Wichita County to issue a declaration of disaster in December 2018 due to localized flooding. In fact, most of Texoma was under flood warnings at the end of last year due to above average rainfall totals.

Events like these are not uncommon in Texas and Oklahoma. That’s why we’re here. When water damage happens, call the professionals at SERVPRO of Wichita Falls.

We are the water restoration specialists and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Whether it’s storm damage, flood damage, sewer leak, toilet or sink leak, we have the experience and the equipment to make it “Like it never even happened.”

Have A  Water Damage Emergency? Call (940) 263-1550

What To Do After Flooding

  • Remove excess water by mopping and blotting.
  • Wipe excess water from wood furniture after removal of lamps and tabletop items.
  • Remove and prop wet upholstery and cushions.
  • Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpeting.
  • Turn air conditioning on for maximum drying in summer.
  • Remove colored rugs from wet carpeting.
  • Remove art objects to a safe, dry place.
  • Gather loose items from floors.

What NOT To Do After Flooding

  • Don't leave wet fabrics in place. Hang furs and leather goods.
  • Don't leave books, magazines or other colored items on wet carpet or floors.
  • Don't use your household vacuum to remove water.
  • Don't use television or other household appliances.
  • Don't turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet, and keep out of rooms where ceilings are sagging.