Document restoration >> Dehumidification

The very first step in any water damaged document restoration is to document very item and categorize them to resemble some kind of system. To assist in the documentation  step is good to light and separate dry, damp and water soaked documents. Upon the recommendation of the supervisor overseeing the restoration  step or a restoration specialist that is brought in for extremely delicate Dehumidification situations.

  1. Completely saturated Dehumidification might need to be frozen in preparation of the freeze drying  step. Depending on the amount of documents involved, the off-site facility that is owned by the restoration specialist might be used for this reason if a suitable onsite portable freezer storage could be secured. There are two kinds of water damage. Direct damage that occurs when important documents are totally saturated. Or there is secondary water damage happens when documents are slightly damp due to high relative humidity related to flooding or a plumbing pipe break. The techniques for document restoration should include the following,air drying any water damaged materials such as Dehumidification or works of art.
  2. This step is fast and very effective with smaller amounts of documents with secondary water damage. In this step, the water soaked documents are carefully pulled apart and spread out in a cool, dry, flat surface. Drying fans and air conditioning are to be used to move dry air over the documents. This step requires a lot of patience and should complete within 72 hours. Next, it's time to bring in the dehumidifiers and air movers, with this technique is used with larger amounts of documents that have sustained secondary water damage. In this step, the documents are often left in their initial containers and dehumidifiers and air movers are brought into the restoration facility.
  3. Depending on the amounts of Dehumidification involved, this step could take several weeks to complete. Because there is the chance of residual water damage if this step is not done just right, this step should be used only after the advice of a document restoration specialist and only if dehumidifiers and air movers are available in adequate quantity and ability. Freezing is recommended when your documents have received direct water damage. Generally done by a document restoration specialist, this step entails separating the documents and placing them in special drying containers in commercial freezers.
  4. Depending on the amounts of Dehumidification involved, this step could often require at least several months to complete. The full recovery of documents damaged due to fire is less probable than documents damaged by water. For this reason, duplication and offsite storage of extremely important documents is imperative. Documents that are damaged by fire, that may be recoverable will most likely have a permanent smoke odor. In these cases where it is absolutely necessary, a step called "dry cleaning" might eliminate most, if not all of the smoke odor. This step is generally done by a document restoration specialist and requires treating each page of the affected Dehumidification with a special solvent and allowing them to thoroughly dry.

Compulsive Hoarding Restoration

As a technician from a local water restoration company I have seen many Hoarding Compulsive Hoarding Restoration situations, some of them I am sure could classify as utterly amazing. Sometimes I think how can people live this way, but I obviously do not understand the way their mind thinks and how it processes the ability to ha  read more..

Security Emergency Preparedness

Should an emergency occur, evacuation of the facility may be necessary. Evacuation routes for facilities should be displayed throughout staff work areas. All personnel should study these procedures carefully.Emergency Telephone Numbers...Utility Failure In the Emergency Board up Security Emergency Preparedness event of a power outage   read more..

Mold Remediation

So your tenants have moved out. So your tenants without giving you notice and may have moved out. Now you have the task of going in and Tenant Move Out Cleanup Mold Remediation cleaning up. There are so many scenarios on this it's unbelievable. Hopefully you had good tenants and they left the place in decent shape, however this  read more..

Remove Lead Paint From Concrete

Lead is one of the most significant and widespread environmental hazards for children in Maryland. Children are at greatest risk from birth to age six while their neurological systems are developing. Sustained exposure to lead can cause long lasting neurological damage or death. Effects of sustained  read more..

How To Dispose Of Asbestos Siding In Texas

This mandatory appendix specifies the procedure for analyzing air samples for asbestos and specifies quality control procedures that must be implemented by laboratories performing the analysis. The sampling and analytical methods described below represent the elements of the available monitoringÂ&n  read more..

Hurricane Ceiling Leak Fix

Note that this requirement is not very satisfactory. At the end of a water absorption experiment, i.e., when the moisture front has reached the sample top, a moisture content profile is still present over the sample. Leaving the sample in water contact for a longer period of time slightly increases   read more..

Mold Detector

Assess the size of the mold and/or moisture problem and the type of damaged materials before planning the remediation work. Select a remediation manager for medium or large jobs (or small jobs requiring more than one person). The remediation plan should include steps to fix the water or moisture pro  read more..

Lead Paint Removal Procedures

The employer shall assure that employees do not enter lunch room facilities or eating areas with protective work clothing or equipment unless surface lead dust has been removed by vacuuming, downdraft booth, or other cleaning method that limits dispersion of lead dust. (5) Hand washing facilities. (  read more..

Dehumidification

After your building or house has sustained a fire and the fire department has left, leaving your place a soggy smelly mess, now you must face the task of cleaning the Electronic Restoration Dehumidification. The whole purpose of drying your water damaged electronic equipment is to reduce the amount of time the electronics spen  read more..

Should You Remove Insulation In An Attic After Rac

Under this alternative ADC would not assist in resolving bird damage problems. Current and potential cooperating facilities would have to withstand losses and the risk of disease problems or resort to their own BDM. Their costs for conducting their own BDM would depend on the methods chosen.   read more..