4 Important Things to Know about the Water Mitigation Process
- Depending on the extent of the water damage, the drying process can take anywhere from 2-7 days.
- It may be necessary for small parts of the wall, floor or ceiling to be cut out in order to effectively test the dryness of an area.
- After attempting to dry for a certain period of time, a contractor may determine the surface cannot be dried and will require more substantial repairs.
- Although the process is inconvenient, remember to be patient, as each step is critical to get the property back to a dry state before repairs can begin.