DRIRITE Disaster Restoration Blog

Understanding Water, Fire & Mold Damage Restoration Processes

Drying Wood Framing

Compared to most other hygroscopic materials, dimensional lumber absorbs and releases water relatively slowly. This means that the sooner drying begins, the less water will be absorbed into wood materials, and the more rapidly they will return to acceptable MC. Read More »

Properly Drying Drywall

In North America, drywall is the most common interior wall and ceiling finish material. Normally, it is composed of paper on both exterior surfaces, which is laminated to a gypsum core. Drywall is easily damaged while wet, since it loses much of its strength and stiffness. If not wet for extended periods (i.e., 48-72 hours), drywall normally regains its original strength upon drying. Read More »

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