Fire is destructive. A fire can caused by countless factors including cigarettes, curling irons, and most are completely accidental. Regardless of how it happened, fire can destroy a lifetime of possessions and you can see all your hard work go up in flames. The cost is not just monetary; it is emotional as well. Fires are the second leading cause of accidental death in the home. However, even with severe fire damage, quick or instantaneous fire damage restoration can help you to quickly reduce soot, smoke, and other long-term damage and risks in general.
When it comes to fire damage restoration, it comprises many components. Evidently, it cannot undo the emotional damage and loss that so often comes with a destructive house fire. You can replace furniture, appliances and clothing but you certainly cannot restore pictures or a lifetime of memories and other valuables. And of course, there is always the inconvenience of having to find another home. Fire damage restoration is more than just restoring the condition of your home; it is about safety. You can apply a new coat of paint, you can make the house look nice, but what about the structure. Even after the fire there is danger; such as the buildup of char, dust, and other things that can cause problems with health and wellness of any future occupants.
Depending on the extent of the fire damage you will know what the restoration will require. How long it will take, the work involved, etc. However, there are a few simple steps essential to guarantee your safety and complete satisfaction with a home that looks like new; before the fire damage, no matter the cause or reason.
Those are the main steps of fire damage restoration; but there is so much more involved. We take all the top safeguards while examination each room for its fire damage restoration needs. We air out rooms, repaint walls and salvage anything that can be fixed, and replace those that need to be replaced. With our fire damage restoration services, you will not need to deal with the smoke odor. Our goal in fire damage restoration services is to make appear as though there never was a fire.
Any structural component that has suffered serious fire damage is going to require major repair; not just some paint and new carpet. Trying to do a patching job in fire damage restoration can cost you more in the long run. You must remove all traces of the damage caused by the fire. You must remove all floor coverings such as rugs and carpets as they can collect soot and other debris and possible hide damages that lie below.
A professional will evaluate the structural framing and subfloor material once the carpeting has been removed, as well as the damaged structural cells. A full evaluation of the subfloor material and other things that you do not see every day must be done to complete a full and helpful evaluation for comprehensive fire damage restoration that won’t have to be fixed later on.
There might be times when you can save the framing of walls; thus allowing you to save on time, money and suffering. In this case, we will do what is required using the proper odor counteractants to make sure that there is no infectious contamination or anything else that may be harmful to your health or your house in the future.
Removing and restoring the HVAC in the home is absolutely critical to success. Depending on the degree of the damage, the HVAC must be carefully evaluated and completely restored or removed altogether depending on the particular case. This will remove dangerous dust and char particles in the air that could cause scarring or even scarring of the alveoli.