Drying the structure is an extremely important aspect in handling a water loss. This involves much more than drying carpet and pad. You will need to locate and dry all affect materials. If the structure is not dried appropriately the damage can progress to include secondary damage and possibly amplification of mold and bacteria. Proper drying procedures can save the property owner and the insurance company thousands of dollars in replacement costs.
This brochure is a guideline only and is not a comprehensive approach to structural drying. It is imperative you attend a water restoration course or an applied structural drying class to learn more about this service.