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The Role of Humidity in Water Damage Cleanup of Enfield Shops

7/8/2022 (Permalink)

LGR dehumidifier SERVPRO sets up LGR low-grain refrigerant dehumidifiers to tackle RH and water damage in your Enfield shop.

Humidity Can Slow Water Damage Recovery

The moisture in the air of the impacted regions of your business can be a substantial restoration obstacle to overcome. Improperly managing humidity can lead to greater difficulties in drying the shop, preventing moisture, and a higher likelihood of structural deterioration.

Understanding Relative Humidity

The relative humidity is an important measurement to help overcome water damage in your Enfield boutique or shop. This term essentially describes the capacity of the environment to hold water. Higher relative humidity RH amounts allow a greater volume of grains of water, permitting surface drying to continue unabated. The management of humidity and its limitations directly impact restoration processes like:

  • Content recovery
  • Structure drying
  • Mold prevention

Setting Up Dehumidifiers in Your Shop

As the shop's humidity increases from evaporation or additional moisture damages, it can ultimately plateau and stop water restoration processes altogether. Dehumidifiers are a credible line of defense against this rising threat in the structure, managing this growing moisture content through processes like condensation and absorption. The placement of dehumidifiers should be relative to the number of air movers in the shop.

Overcoming Persistent Moisture Concerns

One of the main obstacles to knowing how your shop became damaged by water or flooding is preventing this situation from reoccurring. This solution might be the repair or replacement of compromised plumbing, or it could mean sealing up structural vulnerabilities allowing intrusion by external precipitation and runoff. When your business requires reconstruction or repairs, we can help with our Commercial Contractor License #: 0646584.

From water management to removing ruined contents or building materials, SERVPRO of Bloomfield / Enfield can help when your shop suffers a disaster. We are ready to help get your doors back open and make these conditions "Like it never even happened." Call now at (860) 216-2785. 

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