Overpowering fires that ravage residential homes and office buildings are incredibly alarming. The sheer magnitude of fires is enough to shake the strongest human resolve as well as the sturdiest physical structures. Damaged walls, furniture and contents of your home or business that result from fire, soot and smoke can make recovery decisions difficult.
Replacing is an expensive option. A much more cost-effective solution to fire- or smoke-damaged ceilings, furniture and other belongings is fire and smoke damage restoration. The professionals at ServiceMaster by Disaster Associates, Inc. provide fire and smoke damage restoration services to help homes and businesses in Rochester, NH recover after a fire.
Our service technicians are experienced and trained to handle emergency situations such as unforeseen fires.
We include these essential services as part of the fire damage restoration to fully restore your property:
- We offer pre-cleaning in the event of fire emergencies.
- Our technicians utilize content cleaning and pack-out services to return your belongings to their pre-disaster condition.
- We clean and deodorize walls and ceilings to minimize the effects of mold growth or etchings due to fire or water.
- Our team removes odor and cleanses the area of harsh chemicals that result from extinguishing the fire or the fire itself.
- We work with your insurance provider to help file claims for damage.
The professional fire damage restoration services from ServiceMaster by Disaster Associates, Inc. are thorough and dependable.
There are steps you can take, however, in the unexpected event of a disastrous fire to limit damage:
- Contact ServiceMaster by Disaster Associates, Inc. as soon as time allows after a fire strikes. We respond right away to prevent any permanent damage that soot, smoke and fire cause.
- Ventilate your home or business by opening doors and windows.
- Polish all Formica (a surface material), aluminum, chrome and porcelain fixtures to prevent tarnishing or etching.
- Replace your furnace’s air filter.
- Put a dampened cheesecloth on all HVAC return and supply registers to capture soot circulating in the air.
- Throw out all open food items and clean out your refrigerator.
- Separate clothing damaged by the fire or smoke to be sent to a restoration dry cleaner.
Just as you should follow advice on what to do, our technicians highly discourage certain activities in the aftermath of a fire.
Here’s an important list of what not to do:
- Do not use any electrical appliances until a professional inspection deems them safe to use.
- Do not clean. Leave the scrubbing and cleaning of destroyed walls, carpet and upholstery to the professionals. Attempts at do-it-yourself washing are likely to worsen the damage.
- Do not touch. Refrain from touching affected walls, upholstery or any wood to prevent the oil from your hands from further intensifying the damage.
When disaster strikes, ServiceMaster by Disaster Associates, Inc. is prepared to tackle the damage that fire and smoke cause. Keep our contact information handy in the event your home or business in the Rochester, NH area is affected by fire. The faster you call us, the greater the chances of limiting the toll burns, soot and smoke have on your belongings. Call our fire and smoke damage restoration experts 24 hours a day at (603) 967-4744 for details and/or immediate service.