Broken Water pipe and new furniture

lorraine303January 12, 2004

My son, who lives in a basement apartment, just called to tell us that a pipe broke and flooded his room with enough water to reach his box spring on his new bed and damage his new - oh, it's all new....he just used all his Christmas money to buy an entertainment center and we just bought him a dresser...

Anyway, the water is out, the carpet will be tossed, the box spring will be tossed, - what can or should be done about the furniture that got wet on the bottom?

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lazy_gardens

Take out all the drawers, mop out as much water as possible and place them in a COOL dry place with good air flow

Drying over heat will warp them.

    Bookmark   January 15, 2004 at 9:16AM
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