Electrical Safety Tips for Flooding Disasters in Georgia

Electrical Safety Tips for Flooding Disasters in Georgia

During a water damage emergency, compromised electrical systems and components have the potential to cause damages or injury. Whether the flood was caused by a water leak or a natural disaster, any type of flooding would require electrical safety precautions, as the dangers associated with live electricity during and after a flood must be taken seriously. These include electric shock, electrical fires and, in serious cases, death. ServiceMaster by LoveJoy has compiled these electrical safety precautions for flooding events to keep you and your family safe. 

What to Do During a Flood

During a flooding event, some of the most severe dangers are usually associated with your electrical systems. Keep these tips in mind when dealing with an active flood:

DOs:

DON'Ts:

What to Do After a Flood

    • circuitry, outlets, switches and wiring
    • electronics
    • fixtures
    • HVAC equipment
    • major appliances, especially those with a motor
    • water heaters

Electrical systems, components and equipment are often complex and dangerous, and these dangers are increased with the occurrence of flooding events or other water damage incidents. Follow these electrical safety tips to keep yourself and others safe.

Contact Us for Flood Water Damage Restoration in Conyers, Georgia

If your water damage emergency can’t wait, ServiceMaster by LoveJoy is on-call 24 hours a day7 days a week365 days a year. We service residential and commercial properties in AtlantaRoswell Sandy Springs, Marietta, DecaturStockbridgeConyersMcDonoughStone MountainCovingtonSocial CircleDekalb County, Fulton County, Georgia and surrounding areas.

  • Conyers, GA: 700 Blacklawn Road Southwest Conyers, GA 30012
  • Covington, GA: 4905 Highway 20, Covington, GA 30016