Electronic Restoration >> Storm Damage

In the event of a severe thunderstorm that causes damage to a retail building or even if it is in a single family dwelling. In this Storm Damage cause extensive damage to electronic equipment, this equipment should be taken to an electronic restoration facility. Possibly one that is owned by a reputable water restoration company. The thorough cleaning could be performed and a complete restoration and repair if necessary. These are the steps that they take.

  1. When there is a problem with some piece of electronic equipment, the manufacturer should be consulted, like, on the correct selection of cleaning agents which could remove impurities without damaging the delicate conformal coating. The manufacturer should also be contacted relative to the exact testing required of sophisticated electronic equipment that is containing, for example, microprocessors and chips. The overall power electronic equipment assembly (switchgear) may be able to be Storm Damage refurbished provided careful steps are planned out in the thorough cleaning, drying, and testing of the electronic equipment prior to applying power. This could require input and advice from the original manufacturer.
  2.  An area of particular concern is the maintenance and upkeep of the dielectric properties of Storm Damage insulation. In the field application of medium voltage electronic equipment, for example, the standoff insulators are subjected to a wide variety of high voltage surges. Such insulators could need replacement. Items that will be requiring complete replacement are the fuses, the electronic trip units of the low voltage power circuit breakers. The items that may possibly be reconditioned by a trained Storm Damage personnel in the consultation with the original manufacturer are the alternating current high-voltage circuit breakers and the low voltage power circuit breakers.
  3.  Also the protective relays, meters, and current transformers should be replaced along with the low voltage switchgear, the medium voltage switchgear and the transformers and. In Exposure of transformers to Storm Damage can cause corrosion and insulation damage to the transformer core and the winding. The ability of the electronic transformer to perform its intended function in a safe manner may also be impaired by debris and toxic chemicals which may be deposited inside the transformer during a thunderstorm induced flood. Water damage and contaminates also can damage transformer protective fluids. The items requiring complete replacement are all of the dry-type transformers regardless of kVA ratings and all of the dry type control circuit transformers.
  4. When any electronic equipment wire or cable product is exposed to water, or any metallic component like the conductor, metallic shield, or armor will be subject to corrosion that can damage the component itself and could cause termination failures. If Storm Damage remains in medium voltage cable, it could accelerate insulation deterioration, causing premature failure. Electronic equipment wire and cable that is listed for only dry locations could become a shock hazard, when energized, after being exposed to water damage. If it is suspected that the Storm Damage water has unusual amounts of contaminants, such as could be found in some flood water, the manufacturer shall be consulted prior to any decision is made to continue using any wire or cable products.

Standard Reference Guide For Professional Mold R

States with plans approved by STANDARD & REFERENCE GUIDE FOR PROFESSIONAL MOLD REMEDIATION under section 18(b) of the OSH Act must adopt standards and enforce requirements that are at least as effective as federal requirements. There are currently 26 state plan states: 22 of these administer pla  read more..

How To Clean Fire Damaged Electronic Circuits

Silicone outgasses and is a concern even in a cable configuration where the outer jacket can protect the system from small amounts of enclosed outgassing material. Current product typically contains relatively large quantities of silicone. The Gore-Tex®construction has not yet been evaluated. Th  read more..

Trash Clean Up From The Nashville Flood

Nashville flooding, FEMA Disaster No. DR 1909 TN (Source: FEMA) Some contractors, in order to increase their payments under their debris removal contract, will collect ineligible debris, such as debris not located on the right-of-way, and haul it to the collection site for payment. This can happen a  read more..

Program To Address Mold

Program To Address Mold In Neighborhoods Hardest Hit By Hurricane Sandy Unique Public-Private Partnership to Help Expand Mold Treatment Assistance in Affected Neighborhoods Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery Operations today announced a new initiative to address wa  read more..

DIY Removing Smoke Damage From Wood

In one set of tests, the vertical plates were placed with a fixed spacing of 2.5 mm. In these tests, the plates were biased with 5 Vdc, 50 Vdc, 500 Vdc and 1 Vac. The current flow between the dc-biased plates was monitored during exposure. The ac-biased plates were analyzed to measure Smoke Damage DIY Removing Smoke Damage From Wood   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..

Mold Exposure Symptoms

Remediation can be conducted by the regular building maintenance staff. Such persons should receive training on proper clean-up methods, personal protection, and potential health hazards. This training can be performed as part of a program to comply with the Mold Remediation Mold Exposure Symptoms requirements of the OSHA H  read more..

Ozone Generators What You Need To Know

Ozone Generators What You Need to Know Many people who want to improve the quality of the air inside of their homes are unknowingly making it worse by using air purifiers that intentionally produce ozone, also called ozone generators.The Connecticut Department of Public Health (CT DPH) recommends th  read more..

Lead Paint Protection Requirements

Lead standard provides for a multiple physician review in cases where the employee wishes a second opinion concerning potential lead poisoning or toxicity. If an employee wishes a second opinion, he or she can make an appointment with a physician of his or her choice. This second physician will revi  read more..

Storm Damage

If your home has sustained a significant amount of Dehumidification Storm Damage because the roof was damaged and the rainwater leaked through. There is a certain procedure that should be followed to minimize the possibility of any other damage like the growth of mold or any other structural damage. Your home should   read more..