Spring flooding in the United States was light this year – we got lucky, you might say. Recent years, however, have been quite alarming. Depending on where you live, flooding can pose a serious threat to your business. Flood damaged documents are a huge burden on a business attempting to recover from a flood disaster. Vacuum freeze drying technology can be used to restore most flood damaged documents, but quick action is of the essence.
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Document restoration is best left to professionals who have extensive knowledge of how to dry wet documents. Improper drying methods can cause even more damage to your already compromised files; if you don’t know how to dry wet documents, you can actually hinder rather than help the restoration process.
This may be a record-setting spring for high temperatures in North America. But let’s not forget that just a few years ago, we also saw record flooding and rainfall for many regions. Hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and even simple water leaks can cause serious damage to your company’s documents.
Hurricanes: They are some of the most incredible, damaging storms on earth. These enormous oceanic tempests form over warm waters; whip themselves into a rainy, windy frenzy; and bash themselves over coastlines. (Because these storms are water-fueled, they cannot long survive land.) Lives are lost, homes are destroyed and many businesses fail following a major hurricane. One of the most common causes of post-hurricane business failure is the loss of flood damaged documents.
Dangerous to your health and destructive to your belongings, mold spores are always in the air and summer can provide them with the right conditions to grow, especially if you do not have an air conditioner in your building. When it comes to this destructive fungal force, prevention is as important as its treatment, if not more.