So the Fire is out... Now What????
A back draft of emotions often sweeps over the homeowners after a fire ravages a home. Fear, uncertainty, stress and doubt about the future of the property can overwhelm the homeowner long after the flames have been extinguished and the smoke has cleared. So after the first wave of heroes have rescued the property, let your local SERVPRO professional help you restore it.
With the industry approved training to employ rapid response, the utmost professionalism, cutting-edge technology and open communication, we strive to restore not only the home, but your peace of mind, as well. So, before you risk doing further damage by attempting to clean up the damage yourself, call the fire damage cleanup and restoration professionals. Below you will find a list of services offered.
• Fire, Smoke and Soot
• Water Removal and Dehumidification
• Mold Mitigation and Remediation
• Catastrophic Storm Response
• Move Outs and Contents Restoration
• Electronics and Equipment
• Document Drying
• Contents Claim Inventory Service
• Air Ducts and HVAC
• Biohazard, Crime Scene and Vandalism
• Carpet, Upholstery, Drapes and Blinds
• Ceilings, Walls and Hard Floors
What You Can Do Until Help Arrives
The first 48 hours after a fire damage can make the difference between restoring versus replacing your property and personal belongings. Professionals can help prevent fire damage from creating long-term problems. They can also provide timely response with mitigation services ranging from fire, smoke and soot removal to contents claims inventory and document restoration. Quick action can help prevent fire damage from creating long-term problems these services help ensure your property, belongings and memories are restored to pre-loss condition when possible. Contacting a professional will help you regain control quickly. Despite the overwhelming desire to clean up as much as you can follow these steps to ensure that you have be end result.
1.Limit movement in the home to prevent soot particles from spreading and additional damage from occurring.
2.Place clean towels or old linens on rugs and highraffic areas and upholstery.
3.Coat chrome faucets, trim and appliances with petroleum jelly or oil.
4.Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpet.
****DO NOT DO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING****
Do not wash any walls or painted surfaces.
Do not shampoo carpet or upholstery.
Do not clean any electrical equipment.
Do not send clothing to a dry cleaner since improper cleaning may set smoke odor.
We hope that this helps you get back to “Like it never even happened”