Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Will I have to sharpen the ram that goes through the wall?
A: No. The ram is made of hardened stainless steel that will not dull with use. Be careful, it is sharp!
Q: Why does the Aerator make a 5/8” Hole?
A: The 5/8” hole sits above the top of the floor plate but stays below [reattached] standard 2 ¼” baseboard. The Aerator makes even uniform holes that can work in conjunction with specialty drying equipment.
Q: Would a larger hole work better?
A: No, a larger hole is generally unnecessary. Wall Cavity Drying consists of decreasing the vapor pressure inside the affected wall cavity. There is less focus on the notion of “adding air” into a cavity.
Q: Can I bill for wall cavity drying?
A: Yes! For Xactimate users, you can use WTR WALLH to account for each hole made.
Q: Can I just flood-cut affected walls?
A: Every circumstance is different, but in cases where the loss source constitutes a Category 1 or Category 2 loss, wall cavity drying is generally the preferred method of restoring walls.