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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration


3/30/2020 (Permalink)


After a fire hits your home, the damage is devastating. Some maybe searching for DIY fire restoration tips to save a little cash in recovery process. But is not simple as what we think.  Doing a fire and smoke damage restoration is not as cleaning the house. Trying to clean up the mess by yourself could be problematic.

Here are reasons why you need a professional and handling fire restoration:

  1. You might expose to hidden health hazard

After the flames goes out, the dangers on fire don’t end. The smoke and soot left behind are just a reminders of disaster. Exposure to fire damage object and residue could be hazardous to your health.

Invisible soot particles floating through the air may contain cancer-causing asbestos fibers, ammonia, tar, formaldehyde, and much more. Chemically-laden soot could get into your eyes and penetrate your skin. You may experience shortness of breath, asthma, and other respiratory issues if enters into your lungs.

Exposure to soot in a fire-damaged home is obviously at its highest during the cleanup process. This is why you should leave fire restoration to professionals who can employ deep-cleaning techniques to truly restore your home to its pre-fire condition.

  1. You Need Special Equipment

A bottle of degreaser could not wipe or clean up smoke and fire damage. You must need professional tools to deep clean all surfaces and remove residual and lingering health threats. We at SERVPRO of ventura, use specialized equipment and techniques to remove smoke and soot from ceilings, walls, and other surfaces. We clean, sanitize, and disinfect all of the restorable items and structures that were damaged by the fire. We use a variety of cleaning techniques to restore your belongings to pre-fire condition. We’re also trained to remove odors using industrial air scrubbers and fogging equipment.

  1. The Recovery Process Could Take Much Longer

You have belongings to salvage, cleanup to do, and the home’s structure to repair. Leaving your home unrepaired for any amount of time after fire damages can result in structural issues as well as the decay of your home. You might also find yourself facing other issues like water damage, mold growth, and even theft. Your efforts to save money could backfire if you throw out salvageable belongings and don’t complete insurance claims correctly.

SERVPRO of Ventura will help you. We carefully inspect and test adjoining rooms of your property to determine the extent of the fire, smoke, and soot damage. To maintain security and to protect against further damage, we can board up missing windows and walls and place tarps on damaged roofs.

When you need the help of restoration company, call SERVPRO of Ventura. We make the recovery process as quick and painless as possible. With years of experience in helping people get their homes back after disaster, you can be sure that your home will be as good as new in no time. Call SERVPRO of Ventura at (805) 656-3911. We have a 24/7 Hotline.

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