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Cleaning Appliances
Electric motors in appliances must be reconditioned or replaced.
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Cleaning Electronics
Get a cost estimate from a professional.
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Flooded Foods
What foods to discard and what foods to save.
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Freeze Papers, Books and Photos That Can't Be Cleaned Immediately
Photographs, books and important papers can be frozen and cleaned later.
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Resist the Urge to Replant Immediately
Give the soil a chance to dry out first.
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Document What Happened
Document what happened, when it happened and what damage was sustained.
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Turn Off Electricity
If you have to step in water to get to your electrical box, call an electrician or your power company to do it.
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Turn Off Gas
If the gas meter is outside, turn off the gas by using pliers or a wrench to turn the valve a quarter turn so the valve is perpendicular to the pipe.
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Make Sure Water Is Safe
Listen for announcements about the local water supply. City water users will be notified if their water supply is contaminated.
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Purifying Water
If water contains sediment or floating material, strain it through a cloth before purifying it.
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