Residential building fires are responsible for thousands of deaths within local communities, and cause more than $8 billion in property loss each year. But even after the fire goes out and the immediate danger is resolved, there are many fire damage risks you need to be aware of.
Fire damage restoration is an emergency service that removes smoke, soot, ash and odors from your property and belongings after a fire. The goal of fire damage restoration is to help you salvage as many of your existing possessions as possible.
Fire restoration experts focus on removing contaminants and remediating smoke damage, allowing you to restore as much of your home as possible. They return your home to a safe, live able condition, ensuring there are no lingering smells or health hazards.
Fire damage repair is a multistep process best left to fire damage restoration services that are IICRC-trained in fire, soot and smoke damage repair. After a fire, there will be smoke damage, soot residue and even water damage, which may result in more damage to your home or business when left for too long.
Water damage, if left untreated, may lead to mold, which causes additional problems to address. By promptly bringing in a professional to assess the damage, the quicker and more affordable the repair process will be.
Experts trained in fire and smoke damage repair will assess your property and create a plan to guide the contractors in returning your home or business to pre-fire conditions. During fire damage repair, tradespeople will address damage to your home’s physical structure as well as its materials, such as drywall, flooring, roofing, windows and more.