Fire Damage Emergency Tips
What you can do until help arrives
When your home or business is damaged by fire, you need a company that can help you get back to normal as fast as possible. That's why we're here: to provide you with the fire damage cleanup and restoration services you need so that you can get back to your normal routine, stronger than ever!
When disaster strikes, it's easy to feel overwhelmed and unsure of what to do next. So when the unthinkable happens—your home or business is damaged by fire—you don't want to waste precious time worrying about how to handle things. You just want a company that will take care of it for you, so that you can focus on what really matters: putting your life back together.
That's why we're here: We have many years of experience helping people just like you recover from devastating fires. We know what it takes, and we have the knowledge and resources necessary to make sure your property is restored quickly and thoroughly so that you can get back on track with your daily life sooner rather than later.
Check out our Fire Damage Tips down below to learn more about the steps you should take after a fire.
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What To Do After A Fire
- Limit movement in the home to prevent soot particles from being embedded into upholstery and carpets.
- Keep hands clean so as not to further soil upholstery, walls and woodwork.
- Place clean towels or old linens on rugs, upholstery and carpet traffic areas.
- If electricity is off, empty freezer and refrigerator and prop doors open.
- Clean and protect chrome with light coating of petroleum jelly or oil.
- Wash houseplants on both sides of leaves.
- Change HVAC filter.
- Tape double layers of cheesecloth over air registers.
What NOT To Do After A Fire
- Don't attempt to wash any walls or painted surfaces or shampoo carpet or upholstery without contacting us.
- Don't attempt to clean any electrical appliances that may have been close to fire, heat or water without consulting an authorized repair service.
- Don't use any canned or packaged food or beverages that may have been stored near the fire, heat or water.
- Don't turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet. The wiring may be damaged.
- Don't send garments to an ordinary dry cleaner. Improper cleaning may set smoke odor.