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January 24, 2024

Fire Damage Clean Up: What To Know

Here is What You Need to Know When it Comes to Fire Damage Clean Up

There aren’t many things more difficult to bear witness to than your home or business being engulfed in flames. Even after the flames are extinguished and the trucks depart from the scene, the destruction remains– the burnt remnants of the structure as well as your belongings, most being burned beyond recognition. Even if you found yourself with enough luck to escape the blaze with minor burning damage. There is still the detrimental aftermath such as smoke and soot contamination. As well as even water damage from the efforts of firefighters to contain the fire.

The process of cleanup and restoration can be tiring and expensive. Professionals face difficulties such as the absorption of smoke in different porous surfaces around the home. Soot will not only be absorb into surfaces such as your ceiling and walls but into carpets and textile fixtures as well. Fear not, our professional staff here at Classic Restoration is here to help expedite the process to ensure your normalcy returns as soon as possible. Here we look at what you can do as well as what you need to know before the restoration process begins.

Breath

As difficult as it may be in such a stressful situation. It’s important for you to take a breath and know that the worst is behind you. Take a quick second to take a deep breath and acknowledge the process of restoration may be long, but normality will return eventually. Choosing a professional and competent team for the job. They will help ease your worries knowing your home is in good hands. Good things come to those who are patient.

Call the insurance company

After any fire damage, the first thing you need to do is let your insurance as soon as possible in order to be able to move forward with your restoration. Many kinds of insurance companies require authorization of the restoration process. As soon as you’re able to reach out and file a claim, the sooner the cleanup and restoration process can begin.

Find Housing

Even with small fires, alternative housing is necessary during the clean-up process due to poor air quality throughout the property. The clean-up and removal of all fire smoke damage are essential for your health due to the fact that smoke, soot, ash, as well as burnt particles carry numerous health risks. Even if your home looks clean, it doesn’t mean the air quality is safe.

Be sure to secure your property

Ensuring the security of your property after fire damage is crucial to prevent further damage from the elements or potential theft while you wait for the completion of the restoration process.

A Concluding Statement

Falling victim to a fire can be a scary experience. After experiencing such a traumatic event, the last thing you want to deal with is a nightmare of a restoration process. Here at Classic Restoration, we pride ourselves on offering the best fire and water damage cleanup services possible. Our knowledgeable and competent crew uses top-of-the-line professional equipment to begin the clean-up and restoration process of your property, and get it looking as good as new. From small issues like odors to large jobs such as structural repairs, here as Classic Restoration, we are here for you.


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