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First General Services of Southern New York, Inc.
106 Washington Ave.
P.O. Box 158
Endicott, NY 13761
Do's & Dont's
Remove as much excess water as possible by mopping and blotting.
Wipe water from wood furniture after removal of lamps and tabletop items.
Remove and prop up wet upholstery cushions for even drying (check for possible bleeding of colors).
Place aluminum foil, china saucers or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpeting.
Turn on air conditioning for maximum drying in summer; open windows to speed drying in winter.
Remove Oriental or other colored rugs from wet wall-to-wall carpeting.
Open drawers and cabinet doors for complete drying (do not force open, however)
Remove valuable oil paintings and art objects to a safe, dry place.
Blot wet carpeting with clean white towels.
Open suitcases and luggage to dry, in sunlight if possible.
Punch small holes in sagging ceilings to relieve trapped water.
Don't forget to place catch pans beneath!
Leave wet fabrics in place; dry as soon as possible. Hang furs and leather goods to dry separately at room temperature.
Leave books, magazines or other colored items on wet carpets or floors.
Use your household vacuum to remove water.
Use TVs or other appliances while standing on wet carpet or floors,
especially not on wet concrete floors
Turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet, and keep out of rooms where ceilings are sagging from retained water.
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