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4 Ways to Deal with Fire and Smoke Damage

8/26/2020 (Permalink)

If your home or facility needs to undergo a fire smoke damage restoration, make sure you take the proper steps. The following tips will help you minimize your losses and prevent the total destruction of your property and belongings that could be the result of smoke damage.

Assess the Property

The first step is to find out the amount of damage that the property suffered from. Determining the extent of the destruction is paramount. How much soot and smoke damage is there? How much of your walls are covered? What about your fixtures and furniture? Do they show any signs of smoke or fire damage?

Removal of Belongings

After a thorough and comprehensive assessment of your property and the damage it sustained, the next step is to record and document everything. You’ll need that documentation when you file a claim with your insurance provider. If there are any untouched items or furniture, they need to be moved out of there as soon as possible. Doing so will improve the chances of those belongings surviving or being restored fully to their pre-damaged condition.

Cleanup of the Property

The property needs to be cleaned by professionals. Hire a professional fire and smoke damage crew right from the get-go to handle the assessment, removal of your belongings, and the cleanup. Only professionals have the experience and know-how to handle the restoration work.

Look for Trusted Options

Find a company that you can trust. Pick a company that offers a wide range of services as it convenient to hire the same firm to handle the cleaning and restoration of the property and of your items or belongings. SERVPRO of South & West Spokane County has long been a trusted resource for smoke and fire damage restoration. Their teams are IICRC certified which means they have both the training and equipment to quickly and efficiently handle your smoke and fire damage restoration. Call them anytime 24/7 at 509-534-0655.

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