Deconstruction of saturated building materials during water damage restoration, routinely includes drywall and plaster removal. Drywall and plaster demolition produces high concentrations of dusts, which contain minerals such as talc, calcite, mica, gypsum, and silica.
Structural drying, an essential component of water mitigation, is the process of drying building components of a structure once the water damaged building veneers are stripped away. In most instances, the freshly exposed building components such as studs, joists and sheathing for sub-floors are fabricated from wood. Wood being cellulose based is susceptible to microbial activity, which will assuredly take hold if the wood substrate is not properly dried following a water event.
Property Recovery 911 was contacted for a flood restoration by a prestigious non-profit organization located in Philadelphia’s historic Rittenhouse square.
‘One of five original squares planned by city founder William Penn in the late 17th century, Rittenhouse Square sits in the middle of some of the most desirable addresses in Philadelphia.
High-rise residences, luxury apartments, an office tower, popular restaurants and retail stores surround the tree-filled park, which offers an oasis of respite and relaxation amidst the bustling city.