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What You Should Know About Post-Fire Event Restoration

4/19/2020 (Permalink)

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What You Should Know About Post-Fire Event Restoration

After experiencing a fire in your business or office, there will be significant fire and smoke damage. There will also likely be major water damage, either from an installed sprinkler system and from firefighting equipment. A professional assessment and inspection of your business in Sugar Grove, IL will be necessary to determine the full extent of fire damage as well as that of smoke, water, and soot. Once this assessment is done, a fire restoration plan can be fully developed that also includes dry-cleaning and content storage to help you get things back to normal.

Understanding Fire Restoration
Although the extent of fire damage will differ between events, a complete fire restoration process should follow this outline:

  • Call a fire restoration service that can quickly dispatch trained professionals with the right equipment.
  • Thoroughly inspect and test each room to verify the full extent of damage due to fire, water, and smoke.
  • Secure the property from further damage by placing tarps on roofs and boarding up windows and walls.
  • Remove any water damage and provide specialized equipment to aid quick drying of the property.
  • Employ content cleaning methods and equipment to remove smoke and soot from every surface.
  • Completely clean and sanitize damaged items and restore them to pre-fire conditions, including dry-cleaning and other specialized techniques.
  • Restoring the rooms in your business or office to pre-fire conditions from minor repairs and installations to major reconstruction. This includes content storage of your items during the restoration process.

Working with Experts
Fire restoration services should be in the hands of qualified, experienced professionals, especially the cleaning services. Getting your office back to original, pre-fire conditions is necessary to put the fire event behind you. The right fire restoration company offers a wide range of content cleaning services, including dry-cleaning to remove smoke, soot and other impurities for safe operations within a safe, restored environment.

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