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Fire Damage Restoration Services in Cary, IL

Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration

(815) 569-0702

While there are measures to take in order to prevent property fires, they will never provide a fair warning. In other words, the damage has already spread too far in order to be stopped. As many property owners believe that it is the flames that cause the majority of the damage, it is actually the soot and smoke left behind that ruins the materials. Long after the flames have been extinguished, these corrosive byproducts are left to cause etching and tarnishing as they settle into the affected materials. This makes calling Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration as soon as possible essential. We are available 24/7 to arrive quickly and provide fire and smoke damage restoration services in the Cary, IL area. We will not only restore the affected materials but assist in emergency boarding and tarping in order to secure the property. We will also work to restore water damage caused by the firehoses.

fire damage restoration project -Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration

Fire Damage Repair

As we are available at all times of the day to restore a house from fire and smoke damage, we will arrive on the scene immediately in order to prevent it from spreading. As we consider getting you back on track a top priority, we will work with you throughout the entire process until the restoration on your home or building is complete. We will treat the surfaces that are at the highest risk for permanent damage first in order to save as many items and building structure as possible. Our technicians are not only licensed to perform emergency fire mitigation services, they follow IICRC standards, using the latest equipment and restoration techniques to provide you with quality services. They also receive classroom and on-the-job training for removing etching and tarnishing from materials of all times, regardless of the spread of damage.

Fire Cleanup – What to Do

  • Call Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration right away to limit the spread of the damage.
  • Replace all furnace filters.
  • Place two layers of cheesecloth over the air vents to disallow floating soot from settling into the materials.
  • Cover all damaged furnishings and upholstery with bed sheets to prevent any lingering soot from causing further damage.
  • Allow for proper air circulation by opening all windows and doors.
  • Remove any food from the freezer, refrigerator, cabinets, and pantry.
  • Wipe off all plants, especially the leaves, from the standing soot.
  • Transport all pets to clean, safe environment.
  • Remove any soot from window and door drapes.

fire damage restoration before and after by Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration

Smoke Damage Cleanup – What NOT to Do

  • Do not use any electrical appliances until they have been inspected by your technician.
  • Do not eat any food that was present during the fire.
  • Do not turn on any ceiling fixtures as they may contain water damage from the firehoses.
  • Do not try to clean the damage yourself as it can actually worsen the damage.
  • Keep foot traffic to a minimum to avoid stirring up the settled soot.

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Our fire restoration services include the following:

  • Inspection of the fire and smoke damage
  • Board up and tarping services (if necessary)
  • Structural shoring and bracing
  • Elimination of smoke and soot deposits
  • Cleaning of surfaces (tile, laminate, hardwood floors, carpet, glass, paint, metal, block, brick, masonry, etc.)
  • Chemical and water mitigation
  • Debris removal and demolition
  • Media blasting
  • Restoration of contents

Why Choose Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration for Fire Damage Repair?

Professional Restoration and Cleaning Services by Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration

  • Over 200 5-star Google Reviews:  Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration has received over 200 5-star reviews on Google, indicating client trust and satisfaction.
  • BBB A+ Accredited:  We have received an A+ accreditation from the Better Business Bureau, reflecting our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction.
  • IICRC Certified: Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), indicating their expertise in carpet cleaning and restoration services.
  • Top Pro 2020 Award:  We have been recognized as a Top Pro in 2020 for our exceptional service and professionalism, standing out in our field.
  • Housecall Pro Superpro Certification:  Our team has Housecall Pro Superpro Certification, which shows our proficiency and efficiency in providing cleaning and restoration services.
  • Member of the RIA (Restoration Industry Association):  As a member of the Restoration Industry Association, we adhere to industry best practices and stay updated on advancements in the cleaning and restoration field.
  • A Rating on Angie’s List:  Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration has received an A rating on Angie’s List, indicating our commitment to providing exceptional services and customer satisfaction.
  • Same-day estimates available:  We provide same-day estimates to efficiently handle your cleaning and restoration needs, recognizing the importance of urgency.
  • 24/7 response time: Emergencies can occur at any hour, so our response time is available around the clock.
  • Work with all insurance providers:  Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration works with all insurance providers to ensure a smooth and simplified process for our clients during times of restoration.
  • Free Estimates provided: We provide free estimates for all restoration and cleaning services.
  • Safe Cleaning Agents and Practices:  Our commitment to safety includes not only our clients but also the environment, as demonstrated by our use of safe cleaning agents and practices.
  • Equipment, Technology, and Innovations:  Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration keeps up with industry trends by investing in cutting-edge equipment and technology, offering the best and most innovative cleaning and restoration solutions.
  • Trust and Verification:  We place a high emphasis on establishing trust with our clients through verification processes.

Call Us for a Free Estimate for Fire Damage Restoration

During a property fire, ensuring the safety of everyone involved is the number one priority. The fire department should then be called immediately; however, not many property owners know what to do after calling the authorities. They must take immediate action in order to save their property from permanent damage caused by the fire, smoke, and soot. This can you not only a headache in the future, but thousands of dollars in repair.

Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration is available 24/7 at (815) 569-0702 for emergency fire and smoke damage restoration services in Cary, IL and the surrounding communities.

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Helpful Information for you

Fire Damage Restoration Costs: The expenses for fire damage restoration services can vary based on factors such as the extent of the damage, the size of the property, and whether it is a residential or commercial building. The costs can range from $800 to $93,000, depending on the severity of the case. For comprehensive restoration work covering an entire home, the costs may exceed $100,000. On average, property owners typically pay anywhere between $3,200 to $25,000. The average cost for fire damage cleanup on a national scale is approximately $12,000. It should be noted that these figures can vary depending on various factors, such as the specific circumstances of the fire incident, the location, and the restoration services chosen.

Health Risks Associated with Smoke, Soot, and Mold: A fire produces various harmful byproducts that can have negative impacts on health. In addition to the physical damage, fires can also leave behind substances such as smoke, soot, corrosive elements, and mold, which can have an impact on your health. It is important to be aware of the health risks associated with these byproducts to ensure the safety of both you and your family after a fire.

  • Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Hydrogen Cyanide (HCN) health effects
  • health issues from inhaling Chemicals from Burnt Materials
  • lung irritation and respiratory issues

Safety Tips for Outdoor Bonfires and Fire Pits: Participating in outdoor fires has both positive and negative aspects, with some enjoyable moments but also potential risks. Unfortunately, many pleasant experiences have been negatively affected by preventable and inconsiderate behavior. To prevent fires and protect your home and those of your neighbors, it is important to be cautious and take safety measures when dealing with sparks from unattended fires. The following important summer safety tips for outdoor fires offer valuable guidance on how to prevent fire-related hazards and safeguard your property.

Frequently Asked Questions about Fire Damage Cleanup & Repair

Which type of fire extinguisher may damage electronic components? Although ABC or BC extinguishers are generally effective in extinguishing fires, it’s important to note that they often leave behind a residue. This residue has the potential to corrode the components of servers and electronics, posing a risk of causing more damage than the initial fire itself.

Who is liable for fire damage? Determining liability in a fire accident claim is contingent upon various factors. For instance, in the case of a wildfire ignited by lightning, the property owner typically wouldn’t be considered at fault. However, if the property owner had fire hazards present on their land and neglected to mitigate them, it could open the door for a potential negligence lawsuit.

Can you sue a neighbor for fire damage?

Homeowners who find themselves in the unfortunate situation of lacking their own homeowners’ policy may still have the option to pursue legal action against their neighbor. By doing so, they may have the chance to seek compensation for personal belongings and the expenses associated with restoration or rebuilding.

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Recent Reviews

Review by Kelly Ann
Restoration Services
Rating 5 5 Star Moving Rating

It is only the first day and the so far the professionalism and the kindness of the workers the cleanup and care of my property and furniture is above and beyond any company I have seen!! Absolutely outstanding and professional company hands down so far!!! Third day!! So far I have had Fransisco Jose Sha-ron Zeke Nick Joey as crew members and all absolutely amazingly outstanding truly and amazing company through and through their professionalism is by far hands down amazing! Great company great workers fast and thorough the owner Moises is on top of everything he actually came out he has had no issues answering questions when I needed I mean when they work for you.. they truly work for you with the utmost care and professionalism and the cleanliness it’s unbelievable!

Review by Stephen Abbs
Restoration Services
Rating 5 5 Star Moving Rating

I had a pipe freeze and burst at my home in the very early hours of Christmas Eve, around midnight. The water damaged my kitchen and went into my basement as well. I called Nu-Gen around 2:00am and Olga answered the phone and set up an appointment for me for the same day, between 8:30-9:30. After calling my insurance company, they said they would send out their own mitigation service so I cancelled my appointment with Nu-Gen. Well, the service that my insurance company contracted never showed up, but to my surprise Olga called me that afternoon to check on things and make sure I was okay. I was incredibly grateful for her checking on me because my insurance company failed me at that point. Later that afternoon Moises, the project manager, came out to assess the situation. They immediately set up the mitigation process and during the next couple of weeks, Moises - and his wonderful crew - Jose and Joey, were out several times to check on the progress of the drying and mitigation process. I am forever grateful for Nu-Gen's help and guidance throughout this entire process. I've recommended their services to my insurance company as well so that they could now have a reliable mitigation service to use in the area and I also expect to use Nu-Gen for the reconstruction work as well.

Review by Dylan
Restoration Services
Rating 5 5 Star Moving Rating

Jose and Leti were wonderful, a third gentleman came to assist, I didn't get his name but they worked well together to solve a tricky dryer vent issue. After spending over an hour cleaning a vent that was no longer in use from second floor( unbeknownst to all of us) we learned previous owners rerouted out the roof. Not once did they act like they were annoyed by this discovery. Very professional and very friendly. I cannot recommend them enough. Great Job Nu-Gen.