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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Risks of Poor Fire Cleanup

9/18/2023 (Permalink)

Fire damage photo structural fire damage

It is very important to take proper steps in cleanup after a fire loss. Trying to clean yourself or hire an unexperienced professional can cause more damage to your home. 

Damages are not always visible

Not all damage is visible to the naked eye. 

Smoke damage can cause significant damage to your home . Structure damage includes walls, ceilings and floors. It can cause odor problems from mold growth caused by moisture trapped in porous materials like drywall or wood paneling and furniture.

Professional help

Smoke Contains harmful chemicals.  If you don't know how to clean up after a fire yourself, hire a professional who does know how to do so safely.

If the smoke is not cleaned up correctly, it can become permanent. Smoke odor damages property value by devaluing homes on the market.

Poor fire damage clean up jobs can result in long-lasting damage

The first step in restoring your home after a fire is removing the smoke odor. The second step is removing any fire damage that may have occurred to your property, including drywall and other building materials. The third step involves making sure there's no mold growth on or around anything that was damaged by water or smoke during cleanup efforts. Finally, you need to make sure all of your belongings are safe and secure while they're being cleaned up by professional contractors who know what they're doing

Not taking the proper steps will cause potential more damage and additional costs in repairs to you as the homeowner. 

If you are suffering from a fire loss our professionals at SERVPRO of Kingston, Pittston City and Wyoming County are here to help. Our trained professionals will assist you and ensure proper measures are taken to restore you home. We are available 24/7 at 570-714-3828

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