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What Can I Do If My House Floods During a Storm in Pacific City?

9/20/2022 (Permalink)

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Our local team in Yamhill and Tillamook Counties responds to storm damage emergencies 24-hours a day in Pacific City. Here are some tips from our website on things you can do if you experience flooding during a storm while waiting for professional help to arrive:

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 carpets 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 the ceiling is wet, and keep out of rooms where ceilings are sagging

Call Us!

When your Pacific City home or business has storm damage, our local team in Yamhill and Tillamook Counties can help. Call us today at 503-472-9824.

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