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IICRC Classifications

1/30/2017 (Permalink)

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All water damages are unique in their own way. Many factors can vary, from where it originated to what it has affected. Water seems to have a mind of its own, and its migration patterns through your home or office can be unpredictable. Water loves to follow cracks in the foundation and tack strip. It even likes to hide in paint bubbles. So it's our job as a IICRC Technicians to find where the water is hiding, and figure out what class the loss is.

If you have ever end up having a water damage in your home or business in Casper, Wyoming, or the surrounding towns, SERVPRO of Casper is here for you. SERVPRO of Casper technicians are trained and certified to make sure the job is done right. We have all the latest tools, and technology to locate any water that maybe hidden in your walls or floor. When we arrive at a loss, we go over the extent of the damage, and a step by step process on what we will be doing. We use IICRC (Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification) Classification to determine the significant of the loss.

Here are the different types of IICRC Classifications and what it would mean for you.


Class One: Limited Intrusion

This is the smallest type of water damage you can get. Which is the smallest amount of water in your house. There will be minimal damage to walls, and contents. Depending on the location and the affected materials, just a few air movers and a dehumidifier will be used to dry out your structure.

Class Two: Water Damage with Some Spread

This is when the water has gone and soaked into the walls materials, such as baseboards, drywall, insulation, and concrete. It will have spread through out the room or multiple rooms. The water will have soaked into the floors materials such as carpet, pad, and either wood, or concrete sub-floor. With this kind of loss air movers and dehumidifier will be used to dry out your structure.

Class Three: Large Spread with Heavy Saturation

This is when the all materials such as ceilings, walls, insulation, caret and sub-floors are all saturated. The walls will be we at least 2 feet high. With this kind of loss we would use air movers, a dehumidifier.

Class Four:

This class is for specialty drying. It's for materials that take specialty equipment. Materials such as hardwood floor, brick, stone, and plaster walls. In some cases the drying may take a little bit longer. With this kind of loss we would use air movers, dehumidifier, possibly a floor mat system.

When your home or business has been affected by a water damage. Calling in the professionals at SERVPRO of Casper to respond quickly and assess the loss is an important part of the restoration process. All SERVPRO of Casper crew chiefs are IICRC Certified. Water damages don't care what's going on in your life, or what time of day it is, so we are here for you 24/7, 365 days a year.

307-235-6558.

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