PAS 64:2013 Mitigation and recovery of water damaged buildings. Code of practice

PAS 64:2013

Mitigation and recovery of water damaged buildings. Code of practice

Status : Current   Published : July 2013



What is this PAS about?

It provides guidance on how to restore water damaged buildings from the initial incident to the point at which repair and reinstatement commence.

Who is this PAS for?

  • Restorers
  • Building owners and occupiers
  • Insurance companies and their representatives
  • Anyone involved in the repair and reinstatement of a building

Why should you use this PAS? 

It offers recommendations for the mitigation and recovery of buildings damaged by water and applies to all forms of water damage to buildings.It covers the mitigation and recovery process including:

  1. Initial inspection of a water damaged building
  2. Setting drying and cleaning goals (including air quality goals)
  3. Selecting the drying and cleaning techniques and equipment to be used
  4. Monitoring the drying and cleaning progress
  5. Verifying drying and cleaning goals have been met
  6. Documentation for provision to the customer

It also provides further guidance to support applying this PAS including descriptions of techniques and equipment in current use, example forms and example calculations.

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Standard NumberPAS 64:2013
TitleMitigation and recovery of water damaged buildings. Code of practice
Publication Date30 July 2013
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesPAS 64:2005
DescriptorsWater, Damage, Buildings, Domestic facilities, Floods, Rivers, Seawater, Sewage, Sewers, Domestic, Water supply and waste systems (building, Heating equipment, Climatic hazards, Fire damage, Repair
ISBN978 0 580 62468 1
File Size6.284 MB

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