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Preparing to Salvage Water-Soaked Documents

After the Flood: Preparing for Document Salvage

The aftermath of a flood is a heartbreaking and chaotic experience. Flood victims frequently assume that all water-soaked papers, books, blueprints, and other archives must be disposed of because they cannot be salvaged.

Introduction
Flood Aftermath
Fire Damage
Wet Books
Document Reprocessors
Experience & Credentials
Document Recovery Plan
First Contact
Arrival on Site
Pre-Packout Inspection
Begin Packout
Orderly Packout
Ready to Ship
Organization
Moving and Rollout
Shrink Wrapping
Loading for Transport
Arrival and Unloading
Refrigeration
In Cold Storage
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Recovery Phase
Thermaline
Drying Process
Vacuum Drying
Cleaning
Book Restoration
Moisture Tests
Document Integrity
Cataloging
Copying
Packing for Shipment
Shipping Labels
Ready to Ship
Relocation
Back on Site
Replacement
Restored Books
Job Completed
Disaster Plan
Conclusion
Virtually all documents can be salvaged if immediate action is taken
Virtually all documents can be salvaged if immediate action is taken.
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Wet Documents Can Be Dried and Recovered

In fact virtually all of your records can be saved — if immediate action is taken for recovery. However, you must act quickly as harmful molds and other contamination can begin to form almost immediately.

Flood Aftermath Tip

Leave documents where they are unless they are in imminent danger of further damage. Document Reprocessors can assist you by phone or on-site in dealing with the immediate aftermath and insuring your papers, books, photographs and other materials are protected and made ready for drying and recovery. Let us help you with your document reclamation process!

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