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What to do when a Dishwasher Floods Your Kitchen in Victoria, Texas

2/5/2020 (Permalink)

Dishwasher overflowing, SERVPRO on phone Give SERVPRO of Victoria a call if you are dealing with a dishwasher flood in your home!

Dishwashers are one of the more commonly used appliances in a home.  Dishwashers are built to last for many years but over time the appliance may sustain a leak or even a break.   Dealing with a dishwasher flood can be frustrating, it is important to take quick action to limit further potential damage.  There are a few things that you can do when a dishwasher floods your kitchen:

Turn off the water – Turn the main water supply off by shutting off the shutoff valve.  This will help prevent extra water from flooding your kitchen.

Electricity shut off – This a safety precaution that ensures that leaking water and electricity do not mix.  Family members should be advised to stay out of the kitchen until the dishwasher is safe to use once again. 

Mop up water- Once the water and electrical systems are secure, it’s best to mop up and remove the standing water.  The longer the water sits, the higher the potential of further damages may occur. 

Call a trusted restoration company – while everything may seem to be dry, it’s the water that you don’t see that can possibly create further damages to your home.  Our team here at SERVPRO of Victoria has the tools and equipment to help meet your restoration needs.  Our team is faster to any water damage disaster and is able to eliminate the standing water with our effective methods. Give us a call 361-573-6000 we are available 24 hours 7 days a week!

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