The Effects of Water On Materials


Is it damaged or just affected
? This is one of the most common challenges a water restoration professional faces today. Many water damage restoration  pros have arrived at a loss only to find themselves being told by a customer that “They want new carpet”! or “The walls all need to be replaced”, and so on sand so forth. “Just because something has become wet does not necessarily mean it needs to be replaced” because it has become damaged. If you are lucky and tend to it immediately you might be able to have the damages repaired instead of having to replace completely.

Left untreated, ongoing damages may occur due to continued absorption of humidity into items that previously were just affected by water.

If water evaporates too quickly into warm interior air without a corresponding reduction in humidity, this often may result in an increased potential for damages to occur to materials. Your most likely to have this occur when the humidity levels are above 60%.

Time and reduction of humidity are of great importance and are key factors in whether or not you cause any secondary damages to occur. It is important to respond quickly and try and reduce the humidity levels in the area down below 40% within the first 24 hours. Establishing these drying goals and determining dry standards for affected materials is the most reliable way to prevent secondary damage  along with knowing you have successfully returned the structure and its contents to an acceptable condition.

Water Cleanup DID YOU KNOW?…

Water Cleanup DID YOU KNOW?…

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Water cleanup challenges can come into your life in many unfortunate ways:  heavy rain, a hurricane or tornado, flooding, broken water pipes or a sewer overflow or backup.
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However, if your home or business is subjected to water, it is not only  a big headache.  It can also lead to major property damage and, if left untreated, can lead to mold growth.
Humid wall
Water on your property will not only damage your property, but it will also create a perfect environment for mold to grow and spread.  Mold can be toxic to anyone that comes in contact with it and can lead to short and long term health problems. The most effective way to protect your property from water damage and the threat of mold infestation is to have a licensed and professional water cleanup firm begin the water cleanup process as soon as possible.  When you have a water cleanup job on your hands, turn to the professionals at Water Damage Zone, Inc.

The team at Water Damage Zone and Restoration is here to help you clean up the water in your home or business.  Our team of experienced and courteous professionals are  ready to help you 24/7, we will assist in cleaning up your home or business in order for you to get your life back to normal.

It is important that you let the professional team from Water Damage Zone and Restoration start with the water cleanup as soon as possible to prevent long-term damage and mold growth.

Our staff is on call 24 hours a day/7 days a week so call us the minute that you are able to begin mitigating the water damage as quickly as possible.  Water cleanup is serious and challenging, and the staff at Water Damage Zone and Restoration is ready to tackle that challenge so you don’t have to – and so you can get back to normalcy as soon as possible.

We specialize in the following areas:
Flood Cleaning
Water Cleanup
Basement Flooding
Flooded Basement
Water Mitigation
Water Remediation
Flood Restoration
Water Extraction
Flood Damage
Water Removal
Water Restoration
Restoration
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