What to do for water damage from clean water

  • Notify your insurance company.
  • Call Griffith Carpet cleaning at 973-831-6103.
  • If possible shut off the source of running water.
  • Turn off electric circuit breakers for wet areas of the building, when access to the power distribution panel is safe from electrical shock.
  • Turn off gas if possible if any gas furnaces, hot water heaters or appliance got wet.
  • Remove as much excess water as possible.
  • Wipe excess water from wood furniture after removing tabletop and lamps items.
  • Remove and prop up wet upholstery cushions for even and faster drying.
  • Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpet.
  • Remove to a safe, dry place any paintings, art objects, documents, computers and other valuable materials or sensitive to moisture.
  • Use wooden clothespins to keep furniture skirting off damp floors.
  • Hang draperies with coated hangers and avoid any contact with wet carpeting, floors or upholstery.
  • Hang furs and leather goods or clothes to dry separately at room temperature.
  • Do not enter rooms with standing water where electrical shock hazards may exist.
  • Do not try and restart your furnace or hot water heater if they got wet. Call your utility service provider to check them out.
  • Do not enter affected areas if electrical switches, outlets, circuit breakers or electrical equipment are exposed to water. Always avoid electrical shock hazards.
  • Do not leave newspapers, books, magazine or other colored items on wet carpets, floors or upholstery to cause staining.
  • Do not leave Oriental / Area rugs or other colored rugs on wet wall-to-wall carpets to cause staining.
  • Do not use your home vacuum cleaner to remove water, possibly causing electrical shock or damage to the vacuum cleaner.
  • Do not use radio, TVs or other appliances while standing on wet floors or carpets especially not on wet concrete floors.

 

We serve the following Morris County NJ towns:

We serve the following Passaic County NJ towns:

We serve the following Bergen County NJ towns:

We serve the following Essex County NJ towns:

We serve the following Sussex County NJ towns:

We serve the following Union County NJ towns:

We serve the following Hudson County NJ towns:


We serve the following Morris County NJ zip codes:
07005, 07926, 07828, 07405, 07927, 07928, 07928, 07930, 07961, 07961, 07834, 07801, 07802, 07803, 07806, 07869, 07936, 07836, 07932, 07933, 07935, 07950, 07950, 07842, 07845, 07847, 07405, 07034, 07849, 07850, 07852, 07035, 07849, 07853, 07940, 07945, 07946, 07803, 07045, 07950, 07960, 07961, 07962, 07963, 07856, 07970, 07878, 07046, 07046, 07856, 07857, 07976, 07054, 07440, 07806, 07806, 07058, 07444, 07444, 07869, 07457, 07866, 07836, 07836, 07870, 07870, 07980, 07876, 07082, 07885, 07981, 07983, 07999

We serve the following Passaic County NJ zip codes:
07006 07009 07011 07012 07013 07014 07026 07035 07043 07055 07057 07070 07071 07073 07110 07403 07405 07407 07410 07417 07420 07421 07424 07430 07435 07436 07438 07440 07442 07444 07450 07452 07456 07457 07460 07465 07470 07480 07481 07501 07502 07503 07504 07505 07506 07508 07512 07513 07514 07522 07524 07866 10925 10974 10987 10990

We serve the following Bergen County NJ zip codes:
07401, 07620, 07621, 07603, 07072, 07010, 07010, 07624, 07626, 07627, 07628, 07073, 07073, 07020, 07407, 07630, 07632, 07631, 07632, 07632, 07410, 07022, 07024, 07417, 07417, 07026, 07452, 07601, 07602, 07640, 07640, 07604, 07604, 07641, 07642, 07423, 07605, 07643, 07644, 07071, 07430, 07495, 07607, 07432, 07645, 07074, 07031, 07646, 07031, 07647, 07648, 07436, 07675, 07649, 07650, 07650, 07652, 07653, 07656, 07446, 07657, 07660, 07660, 07450, 07451, 07661, 07675, 07675, 07662, 07647, 07070, 07606, 07663, 07458, 07606, 07666, 07670, 07608, 07699, 07676, 07676, 07676, 07458, 07458, 07463, 07057, 07676, 07675, 07677, 07075, 07677, 07677, 07481

We serve the following Essex County NJ zip codes:
07003, 07004, 07006, 07007, 07009, 07017, 07018, 07019, 07021, 07028, 07039, 07040, 07041, 07042, 07043, 07044, 07050, 07051, 07052, 07068, 07078, 07079, 07101, 07102, 07103, 07104, 07105, 07106, 07107, 07108, 07109, 07110, 07111, 07112, 07114, 07175, 07184, 07188, 07189, 07191, 07192, 07193, 07195

We serve the following Sussex County NJ zip codes:
07821, 07822, 07826, 07827, 07890, 07821, 07416, 07860, 07860, 07860, 07837, 07418, 07821, 07839, 07419, 07460, 07422, 07422, 07843, 07848, 07851, 07428, 07855, 07827, 07860, 07439, 07826, 07827, 07851, 07871, 07874, 07875, 07460, 07461, 07877, 07879, 07462, 07881, 07881

We serve the following Union County NJ zip codes:
07922, 07922, 07066, 07016, 07201, 07202, 07206, 07207, 07208, 07206, 07023, 07027, 07205, 07205, 07205, 07033, 07036, 07092, 07060, 07062, 07063, 07974, 07974, 07060, 07062, 07063, 07060, 07061, 07062, 07063, 07065, 07203, 07204, 07076, 07081, 07901, 07902, 07083, 07088, 07090, 07091, 07036

We serve the following Hudson County NJ zip codes:
07002, 07029, 07093, 07029, 07030, 07097, 07302, 07303, 07304, 07305, 07306, 07307, 07308, 07309, 07310, 07311, 07395, 07399, 07032, 07099, 07047, 07094, 07096, 07087, 07093