Fire Damage Restoration
Is your Beavercreek home or office being affected by fire damage? Our team can help you. We’re available for all your fire damage repair needs. For Your Free Evaluation Call (503) 850-0521 Today.
For lots of people getting burned by a fire is a really serious fear. Smoke inhalation is actually the #1 cause of fire related fatalities. People frequently forget about that fact. Smoke inhalation can caused serious damage to your body or result in death by chemical irritation, chemical asphyxiation, lack of oxygen, or a combination of these. You should avoid smoke from a fire at all costs. If this happens to you the most essential thing is to escape from the structure. As soon as you’re safe and secure, then you can call 911 for help. People often dismiss the importance of having an exit strategy in the event of a fire. This is even more important if there are young children in your home. This is a perfect example of the quote “plans don’t fail, people fail to plan”. Keep in mind that just because the fire has been put out, harmful chemicals can persist in your home without you knowing it.
Fire Damage Can Be Devastating
Damages from fire and smoke to a home or business can be extensive, and in some cases, obscured. Regardless of if a fire is quickly extinguished and the fire damage is somewhat small, there can nonetheless be lasting damage to things throughout the house, like carpets or furniture. The moment the property is secured it is important to commence the repair process as soon as possible.
Fire can obviously devastate your home or office. Unfortunately, your personal property and furniture can quickly be destroyed. If your home was not destroyed, then you may manage to salvage a lot of your personal belongings with a minimum amount of damage. To start with you’ll want to look for is paper items like school work, photo albums, or important documents. Finding family documents in good condition can be a huge relief after a fire. It is a good idea to back up all of your documents and photo books to digital hards drives and computers to protect your precious memories in case of a fire.
Our professionals will assess your household items to decide which items can be conserved and the scope of the damage to your home or office. They will ventilate the area, remove standing water, pack and inventory any salvageable personal possessions and cover them. They will inspect walls, ceilings and furniture for any traces of soot, water, fire damage, or odors. It’s extremely important to get many items cleaned quickly before the damage ends up being irreversible.
Beavercreek Fire Damage Repair
Our technicians will inspect the area for water damage, and begin to air out and smoke and fire damage areas. To protect your property from mildew and mold from forming we will dry draperies and carpets that have been exposed to water. It is important to dry walls and floors, since the wood they are made of can hold water and lead to mold growth in the future if not resolved. Brass, aluminum items and even tile surfaces will be deep cleaned to remove smoke and soot residue. Any upholstered fabrics will also be cleaned and deodorized. We’ll remove items which are in good condition, and relocate them to a secure place, away from the smoke and soot odors that may linger in the air.
It’s important to keep from spreading soot around. One of the first steps of our procedure is to remove any soot stained items. Our team will employ special vacuums to remove soot or water from carpets and rugs, and then deodorize them using a method called ozone treatment. Textiles often absorb any smoke molecules and odor in their surroundings and our process removes them. After eliminating soot, water and odors, all fabric items will be thoroughly cleaned.
Once we have cleaned textile times we will clean and deodorize larger structures like floors, ceilings, walls and even air ducts. The smoke particles that linger can be spread throughout the house even once the cleanup is completed if these parts of the home isn’t cleaned properly. Any smoke particles that remain can be neutralized by a procedure referred to as thermal fogging. After the odor is addressed, these surfaces will be cleaned using special products.
Smoke Damage Restoration
Smoke damage after a fire can be limited to extreme. Where the common items damaged by smoke is furniture and walls in your home. Whether your furniture can be restored is highly dependent on the type of material it is made out of. In general, wooden, bamboo, and other flammable materials will be completely destroyed. If you have furniture that suffered smoke damage that is still in decent working order, get a hold of a furniture restoration service company. They may be able to restore your furniture to its original condition.
When the interior walls in your home are suffer smoke damage you are likely to notice black and yellow marks throughout your home, and possibly structural damage within the support. Fire damage can be difficult to clean off of walls so it’s advisable that the walls either be repaired or replaced in specific parts. Unfortunately this can be a very expensive process dependent on the wall’s construction and material. This is the main reason that making certain that your property insurance is up to date to cover these types of damage is essential.
Steve’s Home Restoration is prepared to help you. We can evaluate the damage and help you plan out the restoration process one step at a time. Once we have completed the damage assessment, we will provide you with a free quote. We recognize how traumatic a fire at your house can be. We’re here to offer fire damage repair services. Most importantly, we’re insured and licensed in Clackamas County, Oregon, and available to provide services to both home and business owners in the Beavercreek area. If you need to restore your home or property back to the way it was, you should call (503) 850-0521 today.