3 Top Document Restoration Methods
Three Of The Most Effective Document Restoration Techniques
Whether it’s a critical business document or simply a treasured personal certificate, our documents can be integral to our life and livelihood. What happens when they are damaged in a flood or other disaster?
Many documents can’t be replaced easily while others require time that we can’t afford. Document restoration services offer a great solution when disaster strikes your most important papers. Here are some of the ways Whisper Walk, FL, recovery firms save documents.
How Paper Restoration Works
While in years past, a lost certificate, water-damaged degree or singed letter was damaged forever, advances in technology have turned things around. Now, thanks to advanced restoration processes, companies like SERVPRO can restore: things like
• books and magazines
• paper documents
• manuscripts and files
• photographs, films, negatives, and microfiche
• blueprints and maps
and a myriad of other sensitive documents using means both creative and high tech.
Document Cleaning and Disinfection
Flooding and other events can leave documents exposed to dangerous sewage. Document restoration specialists can help by using gamma irradiation to sterilize harmful bacteria, viruses and chemicals.
Water exposure can leave documents damp at best or soggy at worst. Air dried documents tend toward warping or harmful brittleness that leaves them illegible or vulnerable to damage. Paper restorers use vacuum freeze-drying techniques to extract liquid in a way that keeps documents intact.
An alternative to risking paper damage is converting documents to digital formats. SERVPRO restoration specialists can convert your documents to modern digital versions, saving you storage space and peace of mind from the threat of future water damage.
Documents are critical records that reflect everything from intellectual property and business strategies to personal achievements and sentimental milestones. Damage to them no longer must be catastrophic. Call the document restoration specialists at SERVPRO to get your documents back like new.