SANATION/REDEVELOPMENT INSTEAD OF LIQUIDATION DATA AND DOCUMENTS SAVING
How valuable is your data?
Quick access to information is the major prerequisite for its success of any company on a
market nowadays. Unfortunately it sometimes happens that bigger or smaller disaster interrupts the normal working.
Fire, water pipe damage or even flood or explosion can in a quick moment cause that the important documents can become unreadable or useless for us. Those who do not react quickly enough at this moment have to count with a complete data and information loss – or contact the experts from the company BELIX.
Optimal way to documents saving
The first three steps after the damage to the documents occurs are extremely important for the successful rescue of the document. These are as follows:
- The definition of damage, stabilization
- Situation stabilization
- A detailed plan of the document redevelopment itself
BELIX company has the most advanced technologies and with its help various documents of different types can be rescued, stabilized and subsequently rehabilitated. Regardless of whether it is affected by water, smoke or other substances.
Humidity is the best breeding ground for the occurrence of the problem.
For various microorganisms moist and wet paper is ideal environment for their growth. Fungi, and other biological processes cause great damage that can be hardly visible by an eye.
Water damage and mold may also be a consequence of the use of extinguishing water in the fire.
In this case it is necessary to dry and treat documents against microorganisms.
Reliable words, paintings and media saving
Since the rescue of damaged documents does not usually begin immediately, these documents are by BELIX or directly at the customer frozen, e.g. in freezers. This document infestation by molds and bacteria is minimized. Frozen documents can be safely stored for months and according to the customer´s needs sooner or later thawed, disinfected and sanitized.
BELIX company has different methods of saving documents. There is always used the method which is according to the actual evaluation of the damage selected as the optimum variant. The aim is then technically the best and least costly document restoration.
VARIOUS REPAIR DOCUMENT PROCEDURES
Handicraft is the best help against soot
Although books and documents were not in the fire directly affected by the fire, they are often contaminated by dust and greasy deposits of soot. There usually does not help anything else than manual work. Books are with the help of special methods free from soot. Thus, documents can then be used again.
Ozone reliably removes unpleasant odors.
Unpleasant, musty smell of fire for documents or even household items such as upholstered furniture, clothing, etc. is an issue that should be taken just as seriously as unpleasant odors when mold documents infestation. BELIX is a reliable partner in this area, and effectively uses ozone generators and fog machine against such inconveniences.
With the help of modern technology drying every paper is guaranteed.
For drying documents, there is a wide variety of methods. BELIX company uses hot air drying method:
Hot air method
In the hot-air method, which is used in most cases the soaked document are spread piece by piece, or the pages on special racks in the drying chamber. Due to the effect of dry hot air at a temperature of 45 ° C, the water content is rapidly reduced. Documents are very quickly and inexpensively dried and if the customer wants they can be subsequently aligned.
Efficient and effective destruction of microbes
Based on the wish of the customer documents can be disinfected in ethylene oxide chamber. By this technology mold and bacteria are destroyed.
Final smoothing and paper treatment
During an insured event documents are often mechanically damaged (been broken, torn etc.).
During the following time-consuming and detailed preparation of the pages and lists is their condition corrected and adapted according to the original state. As the last step in each process follows moisture equilibrium monitoring, when the documents are scanned with special measuring equipment and the percentage of moisture in the document is measured. The prepared and dried papers are then wrapped in cling film and ready for transport. Thus it is possible to prevent the documents to absorb additional moisture from the surroundings.