My family had been living in our house for less than a year when a pipe burst. Over the next few weeks, numerous workers came through our house, repairing water damage on all three levels, replacing carpeting and basically making it seem as if nothing ever happened.
“After reading this article, you will know: The importance of testing concrete, the breakdown of concrete testing procedures, why concrete is a material that should be tested and the best concrete drying procedures,” Kyle Herndon writes.
Leveraging the built-in capabilities of Command Hub technology now included in Dri-Eaz LGR dehumidifiers, the app gives restoration professionals 24/7 remote command of their jobs, including controlling equipment and monitoring current conditions, equipment status and drying progress.
There are multiple ways to dry affected walls, each with different benefits depending on the severity of the loss. It is often recommended to start with the drying process that requires the least amount of demolition.
While studying to become a Certified Restorer, I had the pleasure of taking a building science course offered by the Restoration Industry Association. This course should be required early in any restorer’s career. It is knowledge that will make you think differently about your drying projects.
Spring is on its way bringing warmer temperatures, heavy rains and runoffs from melted snow. If you’re not certified, obtain a Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT) certification to better understand water damage and techniques for drying.
This LIVE Stream Water Restoration Technician course is designed to teach restoration personnel who perform remediation work to better understand water damage, its effects, and techniques for drying structures. Read More
The IICRC-approved Applied Structural Drying (ASD) course is designed to teach the effective, efficient, and timely drying of water-damaged structures and contents, using comprehensive classroom and hands-on training, in order to facilitate appropriate decision making within a restorative drying environment. Read More
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