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Step 5 - Dry Out
By the RestorationSOS Educational Staff
The most important "technique" for a successful dry out process is fast reaction. A fast reaction will minimize damage and reduce restoration costs. A fast response to water damage will also help protect the property and prevent mold growth.
Depending on the size of the damage, you can decide if you want to perform the dry out yourself or to hire a professional company. However, it is always recommended to consult with a professional and learn all about the after-effects of water damage.
Whether you choose to dry your property yourself or to hire a professional it is important to know the basics drying techniques.
Several techniques are used during a dry out process to assure the property is absolutely dry:
- Air Drying
- Freezer Drying
- Thermaline or Cryogenic Drying
- Vacuum Freeze Drying
- Vacuum Thermal Drying
Important: Avoid drying material in sunlight as this can cause yellowing, fading and uneven drying.
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