How To Handle Fire Damage and Repairs
Fire can cause an extensive amount of damage to your home. Your home is likely to suffer smoke and flooding after a fire damage. This can be a truly traumatizing case for homeowners, but they mustn’t wallow in frustration as restoration needs to be done as soon as possible.
Repair must be timely after fire damage to minimize the extent of the damage. Homeowners are advised to take quick action to repair the building after the fire is extinguished. The quicker you spring into repair actions, the better your chances of preventing additional damages.
After fire damage, you are expected to call fire damage professional to assess the damage to your home, including soot and smoke damage, and mitigate the damages. Fire damage experts know how to make your home a safe space again.
Restoration process after fire damage
Assessing the extent of the damage
Fire damage experts begin by examining the scene and assessing every structural detail of the building. They critically inspect to ensure that they uncover even the littlest damage from the accident. For instance, the flooring may appear fine to a non-professional but a fire damage professional can discover it has been warped upon assessment.
Assessment/inspection helps to discover damages to be repaired immediately, to avoid mounting expenses for the future. Fire damage experts are to do a comprehensive assessment of the damage, after which they draw a plan to begin the repair process.
Prevent any more damage
They work to strengthen and stabilize the building to prevent further damage from occurring. Most of the structures will become weak and contaminated after the fire, so they block and strengthen weak areas. They also salvage items that are still in good condition.
Smoke and Odor cleaning
This requires the complete cleaning of the building from top to bottom. They clean soot from the floor, walls, ceiling, and every other area that has been coated with soot. This is a tough cleaning process that requires the use of air-scrubbing technology, pumping out water, sanding, and airing. This process decontaminates the building from smoke, soot, and dust.
The air in your home becomes contaminated after fire damage. Fire damage expert decontaminates the air using safe deodorization techniques such as encapsulation, ice blasting, fogging, and hydroxyls.
This process focuses on bringing your home back to its pre-damage condition. The repair process includes remodeling projects, drywall replacement, carpentry works, floorboards removal & installation, painting. Experienced contractors know how to bring your home back to its pre-damage condition. They can also work with you if you want to seize the opportunity to remodel your home.
If you have been hit by an unfortunate fire damage incident, contact us at Phoenix Advantage Group for consultation on how to begin your restoration and repair project.