Step 4: Drying and Dehumidification
Our Water Damage Restoration Process

After the excess water is removed, the flooring and walls may look dry to the eye but a moisture inspection will show you that they are still wet to the touch. Building materials such as drywall, wood and flooring materials are porous and hold water. If water is retained in this material it can cause it to break down, warp or cause mold to grow. Every project manager has a moisture meter that is placed on the wall to detect water in the walls. It tells us how wet the material it is placed on is. We also have a moisture probe to check for wet carpet or padding.

Drying / Dehumidification

Our Professionals will use room measurements, temperature, and relative humidity to determine the optimal number of air movers and dehumidifiers to dry your home or business. We’ll carefully monitor the progress using moisture meters until the materials return to acceptable drying goals.

  • Use Dehumidification Equipment
  • Use Monitoring Equipment to Track Progress

Monitor Floor and Walls

We check the moisture levels to monitor the drying process. 

  • Monitor Floors
  • Monitor Walls

Drying Equipment

  • Industrial-grade dehumidifiers help prevent secondary water damage like swelling and warping of floors, walls, and furniture.
  • High-speed air movers create airflow across walls, carpets, pads, and furniture, which accelerates the evaporation of moisture.

Back to Step 3: Water Removal / Water Extraction

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