WHAT TO DO NEXT IF ROOF HAS BEEN DAMAGED BY FIRE?
When the worst part is over, it’s time to think he damaged caused by a fire in your home. If you have suffered house fire, there is a good chance you may have damage to your roof.
The roof is a critical part of your house as it protects you and your family from all the natural elements; a damaged roof can barely fulfill this purpose. If a building has been caught by fire, there is a good chance that the building itself, along with your belonging, has been damaged not only by fire, but water used to extinguish the fire, as well as smoke. The firefighters may have cut holes in the roof to allow for ventilation. Recovery from a fire and fire cleanup may be hard, but the following below are steps in completing the task and enable you to return to normal operation of business as soon as possible.
- REPORT A CLAIM FOR FIRE DAMAGE TO YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY.
Your insurance company can be valuable resource during the fire cleanup. The insurance agent or claims representative will document details of the loss and tell you what is recommendation for repair.
- ENTER A FIRE DAMAGED BUILDING ONLY AFTER YOU ARE ADVISED IT IS SAFE TO DO SO.
Fire can also reignite, causing more damage. During the fire, water, gas and electric utilities are safe to use and had them disconnected if they were unsafe.
3.CONTACT A RESTORATION SERVICES
To prevent damage, a fire restoration service can come to your building. A trap of the roof goes a long way to prevent additional damage
For fire damage restoration and smoke cleanup services, please call us SERVPRO of Ventura at (805) 656-3911..