A fire is incredibly scary and can be cause devastating damage. During the process of trying to contain and extinguish a fire, firefighters cause additional damage with water. This is why fire and water restoration often go hand-in-hand.
Here are some steps that fire and water restoration companies take when dealing with both fire and water.
For both fire damage and water damage, immediate action and attention are essential. After a fire is out, the smoke and soot that linger can cause additional damage. It’s the same with water. Water left untreated can cause damage to the structure, the belongings and can create an environment where mold and mildew can grow and become toxic. Fire and water restoration both involve quick response to avoid additional damage.
Belongings Removal and Restoration
After a fire or a flood, or a flood caused by extinguishing a fire, the assessment of what’s left begins. Both fire and water damaged buildings need to be evaluated for soundness and safety. Furniture needs to be examined and assessed to determine if it is salvageable or needs to be discarded. And during fire and water restoration other belongings and furnishings require the same treatment.
Fire and water restoration both require extensive cleanup by knowledgeable professionals. Both have specific requirements in order to restore your home to its original condition.
If you’ve got fire damage, you probably also understand the water damage that can result. For more information on fire, water and smoke damage for Blue Ridge, GA home and business, download the latest report from Can-Restore. And contact them for more information or with any questions.