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The Science of Drying

1/15/2018 (Permalink)

Did you know there is actually a science behind the process of drying?

The knowledge of psychrometrics is essential to restoring a water damaged structure to its preloss condition. While your initial reaction may be to grab a few towels to mop up the mess and place a fan or two around the damaged area, we are trained in the science of drying and follow strict industry-approved standards to help lower the chances of any secondary damage.

  1. We inspect the building to detect every component that is wet, to help prevent secondary damage.
  2. Measure how much moisture is in wet materials and monitor whether the materials are drying properly.
  3. Speed up Mother Nature by using professional drying equipment.*

*A wet building can often dry naturally because the environment always seeks equilibrium. When materials are wet, moisture will naturally move to drier air at the surface of the material-but online if air is, indeed, drier. SERVPRO has top-of-the-line equipment to help this along.

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