Using Drying Equipment To Remediate Storm Damage at SERVPRO of Greenwich
Spring and summer storms can cause significant water damage to your home or business. This couples both initial and secondary damage as potential results. It is important to begin the remediation process immediately, as well as make sure that it is done properly the first time. SERVPRO of Greenwich does both! We have specialized equipment, extensive training, and over 30 years of experience remediation storm damage. The specialized equipment that we use sets us apart, and gives us the ability to ensure that secondary damage like mold growth does not occur. Here are some of the pieces of equipment that we use.
Moisture Sensors and Meters
These are used to find moisture in all types of flooring, subfloors, and also walls. A common misconception is that moisture is completely eliminated when remediating storm and water damage. This is not true, as there is always moisture in the air. Moisture meters are used to find the numerical moisture level in any material. This allows our technicians to ensure that proper drying is happening, and the moisture level is returned to an acceptable level.
When SERVPRO of Greenwich responds to storm-related water damage, we start by extracting all visible water. Then we dry the area out using air movers and dehumidifiers. To ensure that all problem areas are taken care of, we use thermal imagers to detect moisture that is not seen by the naked eye. When looking through the imager, a difference in heat can show where a difference in temperature exists. This often indicates residual moisture that needs to be focused on.