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New home water damage

Posted by grasshopper on October 23rd, 2002 10:09 AM
In reply to New home water damage by Chris Sterrett on October 12th, 2002 10:11 PM [Go to top of thread]

You got 48 hours to dry without mold growth. In wet climates this requires powerful dehumidifiers and lots of fans. If you dry it throughly most items need not be replace. Even dry wall canbe saved. Check the relative humidity with good meter from Radio Shack or Wal-Mat. It should be less than 40% relative. If not continue drying until dry.

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