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Flood Damage Restoration in North Reddington Beach Done Right

1/24/2019 (Permalink)

Flooding is a fact of life after a storm when living in Florida. Call our certified SERVPRO team for an assessment and water removal.

Why SERVPRO Uses Air Movers and Desiccant Machines in Flood Damaged Homes in North Redington Beach

Flooding events, mudslides, hurricanes, and other terrible weather events can strike in North Redington Beach at any time. There are many things you can do to prepare and minimize the impact, but once the weather clears, residents still have to face the destruction and begin to clean up and rebuild.
When we perform flood damage mitigation in North Redington Beach, many customers ask why we SERVPRO specialists use both air movers and desiccant machines. Some people wonder if these two machines might work against each other instead of increasing the other's productivity.
We can assure you that these two machines, as well as all of our other devices and tools, work together in a way that makes the entire mitigation process faster, more efficient, and also increasingly thorough. Other pieces of equipment guard our technicians from injuries, and others protect your home from cross-contamination.
With flood damage, more than your home's structure and the contents inside get soaked. The air also ends up saturated with water vapor. Our air movers and desiccant machines both work to get your home dried out entirely. We place our air movers facing the direction that gives us the most efficient 'push' to get air either to pass through a desiccant machine, air scrubber, or to the outdoors.
Our desiccant machines need to continually pull water vapor from the air, strip it dry, and send dry air out. This can continue for a while because saturated materials slowly give off only the moisture that the exterior of the material contains. Water held in the deeper portions slowly moves toward drier areas, which are the ones most recently dried by the whisking away of moisture on the surface. Desiccant machines remain running until no remaining humidity exists.
We test the amount of moisture in your walls, floors, and the air. We also examine different items in your furnishings. We can show you the progress made, as we keep records of each tested item's moisture content, from start to finish. SERVPRO of Seminole & Central Gulf Beaches is always ready with our equipment and skilled IICRC-certified technicians when your home sustains flood damage. Call us at (727) 391-6212.

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