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What is the Right Approach to Fire Damage?

8/10/2022 (Permalink)

Tiny Wood House On Fire You can trust that your home is in good hands with the experienced technicians at SERVPRO. With the tools and skill to help restore your home.

Protect your Everett Home After a Fire by Calling a Professional Fire Restoration Team.

Fire can erupt in your Everett home for many reasons. Whether it was preventable or merely an accident due to aging wires, the resulting damage can be enough to make you worry. Rather than attempt to clean up smoke and soot damage on your own, invite a professional team to assess the accident's scope. Even the smallest fires can leave significant consequences in their wake, and the best way to avoid escalation is to inspect your whole home thoroughly.

Homeowners in Everett can face fire damage restoration with the help of our SERVPRO crew. Our team is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) as fire restoration technicians. We apply our knowledge for your benefit. Simple solutions are not enough to erase fire damage. Instead, understanding the theory of fire and the suitability of cleaning techniques and solutions are a sound foundation for addressing your needs. Our team brings the most advanced methods and equipment to your home shortly after you place a call to our 24/7 hotline.

What Should People Look For in a Successful Fire Restoration?

Many variables affect the restoration process, and our SERVPRO team is ready to evaluate them. The relative humidity of your home, the cause for ignition, and the path of the smoke through your ventilation system help dictate our steps as we clean. Some other aspects we consider also include:

The finish of the surfaces we clean- untreated wood absorbs water and soot more readily, whereas varnish could protect surfaces like floors and furniture.

Permeability- water can settle into natural materials and make a suitable environment for mold to grow. Anti-microbial solutions can help clean now to avoid problems in the future.

Deodorizing- the smell of smoke may need to be counteracted with odor pellets, ozone, or foggers, depending on the level of severity and nature of the fuel that ignited.

SERVPRO of North Everett / Monroe/ Lake Stevens is at your service when disaster strikes. Contact us at (360) 243-8313 and let us leave your home "Like it never even happened."

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