What Is Advanced Structural Drying Used for After a Water Damage?
Advanced Structural Drying is a proven method to accelerate drying, reducing costs, time, and inconvenience related to replacement and repairs when a water damage strikes. This type of drying can involve more equipment than standard drying processes, but it can produce results that can get property owners back home quicker, businesses back open sooner, and salvage materials and irreplaceable items that would have previously been expected to need replacement. Structural drying techniques preserve the integrity of critical building materials and provides thorough moisture removal minimizes mold and mildew risks.
The IICRC sets high industry standards for water damage and has identified 4 components for advanced structural drying to a structure:
- Removing the excess water through extraction.
- Advanced airflow using high velocity air movers.
- Dehumidification with machines that remove moisture from the air.
- Temperature control by creating a vapor pressure difference between wet and dry materials.
At SERVPRO of Jackson/Lacey, we believe that when our clients understand our basic drying process, they will feel more comfortable when seeing it in action in their homes and businesses. You can count on our crew to explain our processes from start to finish. Call us today at (732) 523-4986 for any size water damage emergency cleanup.