Water Damage in Newtown Square

A burst pipe and a faulty window well flooded a finished basement in Newtown Square PA which required water extraction, removal, mold remediation and structural drying.  The owners had admitted to storing to many items up against the walls and not seeing what was going on behind them until the pipe burst. Biowashing.com

Water Damage Tips

Water penetrates into structural cavities creating trapped pockets of saturation. The detection of water in these areas can often only be discovered with sophisticated moisture detection meters to decrease undetected moisture which will continue to cause damage. This damage, at a minimum, will cause odors. Greater damage will surface when materials delaminate, shrink, split and further […]

Water Extraction – Part 4

Like tools, instruments also aid the restorative process in making sure the structure is brought to pre-loss conditions.  In this session, we will discuss some of the instruments used in restorative drying. Moisture SensorA Moisture Sensor is the most basic of moisture detection instruments.  It is designed to detect high levels of moisture in the […]

Water Extraction – Part 1

The most effective way to speed the drying process is to remove as much of the water in a liquid state as possible during the extraction phase.  Poor extraction will significantly slow the drying process. Extraction and evaporation with dehumidifcation are the only ways water can be removed from a wet structure.  During the extraction […]

Wall Drying System

I get asked quite often, how can you dry a wall out without cutting it completely open? Sometimes you can dry out walls, in very few instances, without cutting them opened by implementing a wall drying package attached to a fan. The photo displays an injection method, which is tubes being inserted into the walls […]

How to Clean Cat Urine

We all love our pets, but occasionally they too may have accidents.  Having a professional cleaning up the mess is an option, but what if you’re on a budget or decide to do it yourself.  Here’s a step by step list of the procedure that may help. Step 1.  If the cat has recently urinated […]