Find Hidden Water Damage with a Moisture Meter
Got Water Damage?
Often the tell-tale signs of puckered sheetrock, stains, or mold growth reveal water damage that has gone unnoticed. By the time the problem is found, water could have traveled to other rooms or insulation has soak up gallons of water inside the framing of your house.
It’s important to open up those walls, remove the damaged materials, and make sure it dries out properly. A reliable contractor like 3Rs Construction & Remodeling can help you restore your house to a home that is safe and healthy.
With the help of a moisture meter and thermal imaging cameras, 3Rs Construction will test the moisture levels of walls, ceilings and floors. Typically, we are looking for a safe meter reading that is less than 8% moisture content. By testing several areas, this high-tech tools helps to determine where the water has traveled and keep the removal of damaged materials to a minimum.
Controlling moisture is the key to keeping a healthy home that is free of mold.
In order to grow, mold needs moisture and food. It is said that water is the “universal solvent” because it is capable of dissolving more substances that any other liquid. Water and decaying natural materials like wood or sheetrock are just the conditions necessary for mold to eat away at your home.
3Rs Construction & Remodeling has the skills and experience needed to remove the affected materials, remediate mold, and make repairs to homes with hidden water damage.
If you need help with hidden water damage or mold removal give 3Rs Construction & Remodeling a call at 503-363-1059 or use our online contact form.
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