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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

SERVPRO Steps to Restore your Fire Damaged Home!

6/15/2018 (Permalink)

A severe situation is given with any fire damage residential or commercial property. If you try to complete the remediation process on your own, you will often expose yourself to health and safety hazards that may lead to injury. For these reasons and more, call a professional fire damage restoration team like SERVPRO of Hacienda Heights & Rowland Heights is the most prudent course of action when disaster strikes you residential property. Learn more about how remediation experts can assist you with the property restoration process with some informative steps below:

  1. Fire Damage Remediation Techniques: There are many factors and services involved to restore your property following a fire. Some are drying the property, cleaning the HVAC system, rebuilding the damaged structures of the property, and removing non-salvageable goods.
  2. Drying Your Home or Property following a fire is important: Typically, firefighters perform extinguishing work that leaves excessive water in your living space. This standing and hidden water creates the perfect breeding ground for mold if left unattended. To prevent a mold infestation which usually starts within 48-72 hours after water intrusion, SERVPRO of Hacienda Heights & Rowland Heights will extract volumes of water using powerful pumps, and wet vacs. Now additional drying and moisture removal can begin using specialized equipment like air-moving machines and dehumidifiers. 
  3. HVAC System:Residual particulates from a house fire coat the coils and filters of HVAC systems with debris and soot. Soot is not smoke, but an oily by-product of partially com-busted materials like plastics and vinyl. The duct work must also be cleaned and deodorized. Special techniques, along with IICRC and corporate training enable our technicians to complete successfully this wipe down and clean up stage. If this process is done properly, staining, painting, and replacement of drywall and ceilings are minimized, along with your costs.
  4. Structural Repair: When fire damage has comprised structural materials such as trusses, floor joists, drywall, and the electrical or plumbing systems, then the affected areas may have to be replaced. When feasible, repair is done before replacement. Our fire damage restoration experts can complete this work, or we can work and instruct your building contractors on your behalf.
  5. Removing Non-Salvageable Materials: SERVPRO of Hacienda Heights & Rowland Heights utilizes a corporate level developed technology called contents claim inventory service (CCIS) that inventories all household content. Categorizing of these items is then made as salvageable, non-salvageable, or questionable. The CCIS benefits you regarding the claims process with you insurance adjuster. We will help and cooperate with your approval. Fire damaged items beyond repair must be disposed of properly. If not, these items could contaminate other areas of the property.

If a Fire Damage or Water Damage has happened at your residential or commercial property Call SERVPRO of Hacienda Heights & Rowland Heights (626) 964-7700 to assist you right away! 

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