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Disaster Response: Water-Damaged Books, Documents and Media

Leave wet documents where they are unless they are in imminent danger of further damage. Every document recovery situation is different. You can actually cause more damage by moving wet papers

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Book and Document Salvage, Recovery, Drying, Restoration and Straightening

If you have books, documents, or other materials which have been soaked from a flood, firefighting or other accident, there's good news: Your wet documents and flood-damaged records can be saved

Wet and water-damaged document recovery services: Overview

Overview

Wet and Water-Damaged Document Recovery Services: Overview

Document Reprocessors has been in the restoration business serving the library and institutional community since 1979. We have recovered millions of books and documents

Wet document salvage, drying and restoration services video

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Book and Document Salvage and Disaster Recovery Informational Video

Join Document Reprocessors for a remarkable look inside our operations. See our Disaster Recovery Teams at work, learn about our patented Thermaline book drying and straightening process

Wet paper drying, recovery and restoration slideshow

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Salvaging Wet Books and Documents After a Flood

Floods leave virtually nothing untouched soaking everything in the water's path. Valuable documents books photographs blueprints magnetic media and business archives must all be recovered quickly

Frequently asked questions about restoring wet documents

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions About Restoring Wet Documents

Where are you located? How do we get materials to your East or West Coast offices? What if I need you here? What does it cost to dry something?

Document drying, restoration and recovery for businesses

Business Services

Document Salvage and Recovery Services for Business and Industry

Document Reprocessors is the insurance industry's most-trusted source for salvaging water-damaged materials. We are the document disaster recovery expert and the leader in Vacuum Freeze Drying

Wet book drying, straightening and restoration for libraries

Libraries

Book Recovery and Rehabilitation Services for Libraries and Archives

Libraries and institutional archives have used a variety of Document Reprocessors' services to successfully recover and rehabilitate their water-damaged book and document collections

Governmental document salvage, drying and restoration services

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Document Recovery Services for Government Agencies

Government agencies have used the entire spectrum of Document Reprocessors' services to successfully recover and restore their water and fire-damaged documents

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Contact Document Reprocessors

We are available to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you have an emergency, the fastest and most secure way to contact us is to call our 24 Hour Disaster Line

Recovery of wet and water-damaged books and documents

Book Recovery

Salvaging and Drying Wet and Water Damaged Books and Documents

Our Thermaline drying process is effective for wet book and paper document recovery. Salvaging, recovering and drying water-damaged books is usually significantly cheaper than replacing them

Removing water from rare books and special collections

Rare Books

Restoration of Special Collections and Rare Books Including Leather and Vellum

We developed an improved method of removing the water from water-damaged books made with leather and vellum. The objective is to do this with little or no distortion taking place in the covers

Recovering data from wet disks, tapes and water-damaged magnetic media

Magnetic Media

Recovering Data From Wet Disks, Tapes, and Water-Damaged Magnetic Media

Wet magnetic media (such as floppy disks tapes and cassettes) pose special problems for successful data recovery. Generally we recover only the stored data itself and transfer it to new storage media

Wet blueprints, architectural materials, prints and maps

Maps & Prints

Salvaging Wet Blueprints, Architectural Materials, Maps and Prints

Maps, blueprints and architectural materials pose special challenges. It is important to insure all possible steps are taken to prepare for shipment and recovery

Recovery of wet and water-damaged microfilm and microfiche

Microfilm

Wet Microfilm and Water-Damaged Microfiche: Drying and Recovery

Wet microfilm and water-soaked microfiche require immediate attention for successful recovery. Film separation and drying must commence within 48 hours

Salvaging and recovering wet photographs, images and prints

Photography

Wet Photographs and Images: Salvage, Recovery and Early Response Tips

The following applies to the recovery of 20th century black-and-white photographic and contemporary color materials. These photographic materials require immediate attention

Salvage and recovery of wet audio tapes, video tapes and recordings

Audio & Video Tapes

Wet Audio and Video Tapes: Salvage, Recovery and Early Response Tips

Sealed magnetic tape media, such as audio and video tapes, require a rapid, specific response. Document Reprocessors can recover audio and video tapes with a minimum of data loss

Thermaline vacuum freeze drying of books

Vacuum Freezing

Thermaline: Vacuum Freeze Drying and Straightening of Wet Books

Thermaline is a vacuum freeze-drying process in which books are restrained from warping and distorting as water is removed

Disaster recovery and salvage guide

Salvage Guide

Salvage Guide: Document Recovery After a Flood or Fire

We will be able to help you salvage, recover and restore your water-damaged books, documents and other materials. Our technical staff knows what questions to ask

Restoration contractors: Packing, transportation, and refrigeration

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Restoration Contractors: Coordinating Recovery Activites

Document Reprocessors will team together with restoration contractors to help provide the best service and best meet the needs of our customers

Disaster preparation and practice events for libraries

Disaster Practice

Wet Book Disaster Practice Events: Planning for Catastrophe

Assistance With Disaster Practice Events. Many disaster response teams in libraries these days are practicing their plan by staging a mock wet book disaster

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Past document recoveries, salvage, and disaster response operations

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Document Reprocessors: Past Projects and Credentials

Document Reprocessors is the company of choice for the Library of Congress, major businesses and private and government agencies. We fully appreciates the impact of the absence of irreplaceable materials such as books, documents and data

Restoring smoke and water-damaged documents from Titanic shipwreck

Titanic Artifacts

Restoring Smoke and Water-Damaged Records X-Rays and Documents from RMS Titanic

Researchers who salvaged documents, ticket stubs and photos from the RMS Titanic sought out this Rushville company

Restoration of documents and artifacts from famous shipwreck

Inside HMS Titanic

A Look Inside Titanic: Document Reprocessors Restores Artifacts From Famous Ship

The Titanic artifacts were treated in a cryogenic chamber. A mathematics book retrieved from the RMS Titanic is among the artifacts restored by Document Reprocessors

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Document Reprocessors: Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

With respect to personal information we collect as a part of communicating with clients, our policy is unequivocal: We never provide personally-identifying information to any third party

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