Fire Damage Emergency Tips
What you can do until help arrives
A fire is always devastating. Even if it was stopped before getting out of hand, you are left with a mess, and smoke damage. All your furniture, carpets, and belongings are now covered is thick soot, and stink like a campfire. You may think your only option is to replace all the contents of your home. All the items that took you years to obtain, the items that are irreplaceable and sentimental to you are now all of a sudden gone. Don't fret though this isn’t always the case! Replacement isn't your only option. We are able to go in clean, restore and deodorize your home, and belongings. We have special solutions that dissolve, and conquer smoke damage. We leave your home fresh, while saving you money, and precious memories. Our goal is to make it "Like it never even happened."
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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.