Restorative Drying Dehumidification & Documentation

 

Do’s & Don’ts

This process involves installing drying equipment to dry structures and contents , recording and monitoring moisture levels.

Water damage is a very common problem , it is important to thoroughly dry structures and contents to prevent future problems. It is also imperative that this drying process be monitored.

The science of drying (psychrometry) provides certified restoration contractors with the tools and training to enable them to monitor the drying process as well as help them determine the best drying method in a specific situation.

To monitor the drying process, a water damage restoration technician will begin on day one and measure moisture content in the air outside, in the air inside and in the materials to be dried. These measurements will be assessed on a daily basis until the materials can be declared officially dry.

If you require this kind of service, DO:

  • Ensure that the source of the water intrusion has been identified and repaired.
  • Protect your dry contents from further damage from water by moving them to a dry area.
  • Call the nearest SystemCare location to begin the dehumidification.
  • Contact your insurance company to make a claim.

But DO NOT:

  • Wait to call our office for professional help! The longer you wait, the more damage will occur.
  • Alter or turn off the drying equipment once it is installed.
  • Open windows or doors, excess moisture from the outside can enter your property and interfere with the drying process.

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