Time is critical even after the fire is out
The cost of smoke and fire damage restoration depends on a few variables even after the source is subdued. To prevent secondary damage call on a professional to help as soon as the fire department says it’s safe to start the mitigation process.
Soot, when left on surfaces can corrode and permanently discolor in the span of a few hours. If left for days, the issues can become irreparable and require the replacement of furniture, floor coverings, counter tops, and much more.
Beyond the soot; Burnt smells frequently linger, which make odor neutralization another important part of the process.
What many people don’t consider until they’ve experienced a fire first hand is the effects of the water used to put the fire out. Parts of the structure and the contents that weren’t damaged by the fire itself may be adversely affected by the water and if not cleaned and dried quickly will need to be discarded and run the risk of mold growth.
In order for smoke damage restoration to be most effective, the job should be approached as soon as possible by a professional in mitigation. Trained technicians can remove and neutralize odors, and quickly identify which items may be able to be restored.
Smoke, ash, and water all contribute to the devastation, so having someone with the proper training is crucial. SERVPRO technicians with certifications in Fire and Smoke Restoration, Water Damage Restoration, Fabric and Upholstery Cleaning, Odor Control, Mold Remediation and Prevention, and Applied Structural Drying will have all the skills necessary to salvage and return rooms to a previous state
SERVPRO® National Call Center served 313 insurance and property management companies and their clients nationwide in the last year alone. We have earned the trust of the insurance industry by serving thousands of their policy holders and clients with respect and integrity. The more we restore the less that needs to be replaced. This helps our clients save millions of dollars each year and helps lower your insurance rates too!
24-Hour Emergency Service; in our business, you need us fast! Professionals are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
Whether you live in Winston Salem, Clemmons, or Rural Hall, our trained, uniformed mitigation specialists are equipped to restore your property to preloss condition whenever possible and will walk you through the process until the work and your satisfaction are complete.
From large commercial environments to small residential losses, SERVPRO of West Forsyth County understands your loss is the job that matters most!