Applied Structural Drying (ASD)

Topics Covered

1. Preparation for Safety
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Immunization
Equipment Safety
Identifying potential on-the-job hazards
2. Preventing Further Damage (Mitigation)
Locating source
Protecting structure, furniture and other contents
3. Developing a Scope
Determining migration of water
Evaluating class and category of water loss
Understanding materials: Carpet, pad, flooring, sub-flooring, walls, etc.
Drying methods
4. Water Extraction
Extraction Tools
Methods
Disposal
5. Measuring and Monitoring Moisture Levels
Moisture levels in materials and in the air
Meters and psychrometry
6. Installing Equipment
Equipment types
Equipment quantity and placement
Monitoring progress
Reconfiguring and adjusting equipment
7. Return to Pre-Loss Condition
Repairs
Cleaning
Resetting contents

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Earn an IICRC Certification with this 4-day hands on class. During the ASD class, participants will dry a “flood house” to better learn the water damage restoration process.