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Water damage restoration is a crucial service that is required when homes or businesses suffer from water damage due to natural disasters such as flooding, burst pipes, or leaks. It is a complex process that requires the use of professional equipment to mitigate the damage and restore the affected area.
This blog post will discuss the professional equipment that our TRAC Solutions team has often used to restore water damage projects.
Moisture meters are essential tools used for detecting moisture levels in materials such as wood, drywall, and concrete. Moisture meters help restoration professionals determine the extent of water damage and assess the level of damage. This information helps to develop a plan for the restoration process.
Dehumidifiers are used to remove moisture from the air and dry out the affected area. They are effective in removing moisture from carpets, walls, and other surfaces. Restoration professionals use high-capacity dehumidifiers to speed up the drying process and prevent the growth of mold and mildew.
Air movers are used to circulating air around the affected area and speed up the drying process. They are used in conjunction with dehumidifiers to create a fast and efficient drying process. Air movers can be adjusted to different speeds and positions to maximize their effectiveness.
Extractors are used to remove standing water from the affected area. They can be portable or truck-mounted and are available in different sizes and capacities. Extractors are used to remove water from carpets, upholstery, and other surfaces. Restoration professionals use high-powered extractors to remove water quickly and prevent further damage.
Injectidry systems are used to dry hard-to-reach areas such as walls and ceilings. These systems use a series of tubes and hoses to direct air into cavities and other hard-to-reach areas. Injectidry systems are effective in drying out areas that are difficult to reach with traditional drying methods.
Ozone generators are used to eliminate odors caused by water damage. They produce ozone, a gas that neutralizes odors and kills bacteria and mold spores. Restoration professionals use ozone generators to remove unpleasant odors and create a clean and fresh environment.
Moisture sensors are used to detect moisture levels in building materials such as wood, drywall, and concrete. They are used to monitor the drying process and ensure that the affected area is completely dry. Restoration professionals use moisture sensors to verify that the affected area is dry before beginning the restoration process.
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential for restoration professionals working in water damage restoration. PPE includes gloves, respirators, goggles, and other protective gear to prevent exposure to harmful contaminants and chemicals. Restoration professionals use PPE to protect themselves and ensure their safety while working on water damage restoration projects.
Water damage restoration is a complex process that requires the use of both professional equipments to mitigate the damage and restore the affected area as well as training with experience. Moisture meters, dehumidifiers, air movers, extractors, injection systems, and ozone generators are a few professional-grade pieces of equipment our experts use to aid in water damage restoration here at TRAC Solutions of Western Wisconsin. If you’re in need of help with water damage cleanup, reach out to our team for well-deserved customer service and results.