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How to Take the Headache Out of Sarasota Water Damage

9/29/2019 (Permalink)

excess water on the floor of a living room Effective water removal and mold prevention are two of the services that SERVPRO specializes in. Contact our certified technicians today.

Drying Water Damage in Sarasota

Water damage can be problematic for any house. To avoid costly repairs from neglected leaks, early water removal is advised.

Water damage professionals can easily be found in Sarasota to prevent possible structural malfunction within a building. When water damage has first occurred, establishing an effective plan is crucial. An experienced technician can accurately assess the environment.

What is A Drying Goal?

When an area needs water removal, a technician will create a drying goal. Professionals from SERVPRO will calculate how dry an environment needs to be by the time they are finished. After focusing on humidity and moisture content, a drying goal can then be created.

Which Drying Techniques Are Involved?

SERVPRO can implement several different drying techniques depending on the airflow process. By correctly positioning airflow, moisture can dry in a number of wet or damp areas. For wet ceilings, direct airflow must be used. This can also circulate warm air that has risen from below. Ventilation is often essential for problem areas like walls.

Air movers guide dry air to wet areas. By arranging them at specific angles, affected walls can benefit from air bounced off other surfaces. One way of creating maximum dry air for wet walls is to place each air mover in a clockwise pattern. This provides a strong air stream to evenly dry wall structures.

Dehumidifiers are also used to dry areas that are difficult to reach. To dry carpeting, an air mover can be placed underneath the fabric. The “floating carpet” technique causes air to escape, decreasing the time it takes to dry.

How is the Process Monitored?

SERVPRO monitors drying equipment accurately so that drying conditions can be documented. Temperature, moisture and humidity will allow a technician to read the progress of water removal.

Humidifiers and air movers are observed in case they need to be relocated for maximum air flow. In addition to checking air movers and humidifiers, water removal technicians monitor the air from each dehumidifier. With each drying technique evaluated, water can be removed at a faster pace.

SERVPRO of Sarasota can efficiently remove water from your property. We are available 24/7 to help. Simply call (239) 573-5911.

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