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Why do we install Air Filtration Devices (AFDs/ Air Scrubber) on water damage jobs?

9/20/2021 (Permalink)

air scrubber This is an Air Scrubber or known as an Air Filtration Device that is an essential piece of equipment for water damage restoration jobs.

Why do we install Air Filtration Devices (AFDs/Air scrubbers) on water damage jobs?

  1. To provide the occupant with a cleaner, safer indoor in-door environment.
  2. Even clean-water losses are susceptible to compromised indoor air quality.
  3. The high-velocity airflow necessary for effective drying does more than evaporate moisture into the air—it also stirs up millions of microscopic particles that have been trapped in the carpet or have settled on structural materials.
  4. An air scrubber helps prevent these undesirable particles ….. from remaining in the indoor environment …..By greatly reducing the types and quantity of airborne particles, an air scrubber also reduces the chances that occupants or technicians will inhale contaminants…. –  d. Source: Guide To Air Scrubbing https://www.legendbrandsrestoration.com/Fileshare/Documents/Guide-to-Airscrubbing.pdf
  5. To reduce the risk of spreading Covid 19. Using AFDs prudent step for all projects. Source: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/ventilation.html

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