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What Do General Fire Damage Restoration Services Entail?

12/18/2018 (Permalink)

The worst has happened. A house catching fire is everyone’s greatest nightmare. Thankfully, your damage didn’t cause any major structural problems, so your home can be salvaged Chicago. However, you do need to hire a fire damage cleanup company Chicago in order to take care of the damage and make your house look new again. Here’s what SERVPRO of Ravenswood can do for you.

Remove General Water Damage

When a fire occurs, the fire department first responders use water to put out the flames, lots of water!  After they give the “clear to enter”, a water damage restoration company, SERVPRO of Ravenswood, can begin their extensive processWater damage can be harmful if left untreated, as it can lead to secondary damage. If this happens, you’ll need an entirely different type of estimate. Chicago, water damage is handled in several different ways, starting with water removal or extraction.  Special equipment is used to remove access water.  Any waterlogged furniture is removed from the room and either restored or replaced. The walls are washed down with a special cleaning solution to remove any traces of mold or smoke.  Drying and dehumidification takes place right away.  This process, depending on the size of the job, can take 2 days – 2 weeks.  Be prepared and be insured.

Clear Up Smoke and Fire Damage

After a fire Chicago, there is hope of having your home return to a state of where things look like it never happened. Smoke causes the most damage.  It tends to seep into everything, from curtains to linens to walls, floors and ceilings, all of which can be cleaned when you call the pros; SERVPRO of Ravenswood.  Our trained technicians will remove debris on walls, floors, and ceilings, and then dispose of it. Depending on the magnitude of damage some pieces may be salvageable while others must be disposed of.

Restore Your Floors

Any floors that aren’t covered in carpet may be able to be restored Chicago. Some types of flooring, such as wood and ceramic tile, can withstand quite a few things, including fires. As long as the floors aren’t burnt, buckled or waterlogged, SERVPRO of Ravenswood may be able to restore damaged boards and tiles, clean up any general mess, and even remove the odor from smoke.

Clean Your Carpeting

The carpeting in any affected areas is most likely damaged by water and smoke Chicago.  SERVPRO of Ravenswood can handle these issues, although they might not be able to fully restore your carpeting.   However, if the carpeting is salvageable, they’ll be able to remove any excess water, clean it to get the odor out, and take care of any residual lingering odors.

Call 773-878-5200 for your free inspection!

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