Even a small fire can cause lots of damage. The destruction from the blaze, coupled with the damage created while extinguishing the fire, can be overwhelming. Are you dealing with the losses resulting from a fire?
If a blaze engulfs your property, you need to know several important things before remediation even starts. There are many lists that tell you what to do, but what about what not to do. Some things that homeowners do can cause further damage to the loss.
What NOT To Do After A Fire
*Don’t attempt to wash any walls or painted surfaces or shampoo carpet or upholstery.
*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.
When in doubt give us a call or contact us through the website, to come out and take a look at your damage. We work with every insurance carrier here in the area. We can take your fire damage all the way from the start to the finish.