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I've decided to make a community for sharing blog posts, since there aren't many places to do so in Lemmy.

This is a community for posting interesting, insightful, or even personal blog posts. You can advertise your own blog posts, or share other blog posts you find interesting.

Despite being in programming.dev, it's not limited to just tech talk (even though that's likely what I'll use it for). Feel free to post anything you deem worth sharing.

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A blog about technology and personal interest.

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Water, the elixir of life, can also become a destructive force when it escapes its bounds. Whether from a burst pipe, torrential rain, or a malfunctioning appliance, water damage can wreak havoc on homes and businesses alike. However, understanding the process of water mitigation and restoration is crucial in minimizing damage and restoring normalcy. In this comprehensive guide, we'll delve into the intricacies of water mitigation and restoration, exploring the steps involved and offering practical insights to navigate the challenges posed by water damage.

Understanding Water Damage:

Water damage comes in various forms, each presenting its unique set of challenges. From structural damage to mold growth, the consequences of water intrusion can be far-reaching. It's imperative to understand the different categories and classes of water damage to devise an appropriate mitigation and restoration plan.

1. Categories of Water Damage:

  • Category 1: Clean Water - Originating from a sanitary source such as faucets, sinks, or water supply lines.
  • Category 2: Gray Water - Containing significant contamination, such as from washing machines, dishwashers, or sump pump failures.
  • Category 3: Black Water - Highly unsanitary water, containing harmful bacteria and pathogens, typically from sewage backups or flooding.

2. Classes of Water Damage:

  • Class 1: Limited Damage - Only affecting a small area, with minimal absorption into materials.
  • Class 2: Significant Damage - Affecting an entire room, with water absorption into carpeting and walls.
  • Class 3: Severe Damage - Water saturation throughout the area, requiring extensive drying and restoration efforts.
  • Class 4: Specialty Drying Situations - Involving deep water absorption into hard-to-reach materials like concrete or hardwood floors.

Water Mitigation Process:

Prompt action is essential in mitigating water damage effectively. The water mitigation process involves a series of steps aimed at stopping the source of water intrusion, removing excess water, and drying the affected area to prevent further damage and mold growth.

1. Assessment and Inspection:

  • Thoroughly assess the extent of water damage, identifying affected areas and potential hazards.
  • Determine the category and class of water damage to implement appropriate mitigation strategies.

2. Water Extraction:

  • Utilize pumps, vacuums, and other specialized equipment to remove standing water from the premises.
  • Extract water from carpets, upholstery, and other affected materials to expedite the drying process.

3. Drying and Dehumidification:

  • Deploy industrial-grade air movers and dehumidifiers to facilitate evaporation and moisture removal.
  • Implement industrial-grade air movers and dehumidifiers for efficient content restoration.
  • Monitor humidity levels and moisture content to ensure thorough drying of structural components and contents.

4. Cleaning and Sanitization:

  • Clean and disinfect surfaces, furnishings, and belongings to prevent microbial growth and restore sanitary conditions.
  • Dispose of contaminated materials safely and in accordance with regulatory guidelines.

Water Damage Restoration:

Once the mitigation process is complete, restoration focus on repairing and rebuilding the damaged property to its pre-loss condition. Depending on the severity of the damage, restoration may involve structural repairs, cosmetic enhancements, and mold remediation.

1. Structural Repairs:

  • Repair or replace damaged building materials, including drywall, flooring, insulation, and structural components.
  • Ensure proper insulation and ventilation to prevent future water-related issues.

2. Mold Remediation:

  • Identify and remediate mold growth using industry-approved techniques and antimicrobial treatments.
  • Implement preventive measures to inhibit mold recurrence, such as improving ventilation and reducing moisture levels.

3. Cosmetic Restoration:

  • Restore aesthetic appeal through painting, refinishing, and restoring damaged surfaces and fixtures.
  • Work closely with contractors and restoration professionals to achieve seamless integration and quality craftsmanship.

Water mitigation and restoration require a concerted effort involving swift action, technical expertise, and meticulous attention to detail. By understanding the complexities of water damage and adhering to proven mitigation and restoration protocols, property owners can mitigate losses and expedite the recovery process. Remember, in the face of water-related emergencies, timely intervention is paramount in safeguarding lives, property, and peace of mind.

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If some of you are interested in entrepreneurship or want to send this to the "Yet another social network" pitcher in your life.

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XCOM Franchise Reviews (gamingmentalblog.blogspot.com)
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Just finished uploading the last of my reviews on Firaxis' take on XCOM. In the link, is the page of the 5 games reviewed.

Hope whoever reads it - enjoys

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LogLog games explain why they'll stop using Rust for game development after 3 years, and caution why they think it's the wrong tool for the job.

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Game Blog Review: Dwarf Fortress (gamingmentalblog.blogspot.com)
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Last review for the month. Seeing as Adventure Mode for the KitFox Version is coming out next month, decided to do a write up for it

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I just wanted to express gratitude to those that helped give that little push to just blog what I feel and go with it. I have gotten to the point where I have published my 20th post today.

Although I do feel my blog site needs work, It has at least made me more confident to try and push my work into social networks by uploading posts of it on Mastodon and using my old Facebook as well. It is giving me more confidence to try "market" it I guess.

Still trying to figure out my schedule and most likely going to look at my least viewed posts and bring them up to the standard of the ones that got more views but overall I do feel better about myself while doing this expression of self

So with that I give a Thank You to the community 🫡

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cross-posted from: https://programming.dev/post/11439487

Long overdue post on the potential for using Godot for GUI app development and why I think it's pretty cool!

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I hope a little self promotion is ok. Thanks to all of your help a few weeks ago, I was able to get an RSS feed set up for my blog. For reasons I still don't fully understand, a year and a half ago, when I moved my personal website from github and Azure App Services to Google Sites; I decided to just hack Google Sites into a blog rather than do the logical thing and start a blog on Wordpress or Blogger.

As I was documenting the process of hosting a feed using Google Drive and automating it with Google Apps Script, I decided to turn it into a full blog post on the journey I took to get things working.

If you do have some morbid curiosity on the actual steps to take to host, automate, and update RSS using Google Apps, I do have a full guide with instructions but can't say I recommend doing things this way to anyone but the truly delusional.

The whole post is about a 20 minute read. Despite having started my blog 18 months ago, this is only my 11th post, I'm still kind of new. I'd appreciate feedback for anyone that would be willing to offer it.

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Hi, I just started trying to blog (video games opinion and I suppose it could fall under reviewing as well) and I feel a bit overwhelmed thinking whether it feels "correct" or if it is missing something.

Currently it is just writing with pictures with it linked where I took it from on the title text option on the images and the publishing that.

Is there any sites or resources one can recommend for reading?

I am more than willing to read any advice anyone would like to share as this is still very new for me.

I am using Blogger, so if there is any tips anyone would like to share in regards to the platform, I am also willing to read those as well.

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Welcome to /c/blogging!

This is a community for posting interesting, insightful, or even personal blog posts. You can advertise your own blog, or share other blog posts you find interesting.

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