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Disaster Companies Specialize in Restoring Homes from Smoke and Soot Damage

May 16

If your home or business has been damaged by smoke or fire, you'll need the help of a disaster restoration company to get it back to its original condition. These companies specialize in repairing fire damage and cleaning up smoke damage, so they can restore your property to its pre-disaster state.

Disaster restoration companies will work with  your insurance company to make sure all the repairs and cleanup are covered. They'll also help you file any necessary claims and paperwork. And if you need temporary housing while your property is being restored, they can often provide that as well.

Property Damage From Smoke, Soot and Fires Requires Extensive Cleaning and Remediation

When a fire occurs, it doesn’t just damage the things that burn. The smoke and soot from the fire can cause extensive damage to your property, and if not cleaned properly, this damage can be permanent. The disaster restoration company will have the specialized equipment and experience needed to clean all the soot and smoke damage from your home or business.

If you've been the victim of a fire, don't try to clean up the damage yourself. It's best to leave it to the professionals. the disaster restoration company will make sure your property is restored to its original condition, and they'll do it as quickly as possible so you can get back to your life. Improper cleaning for smoke and soot can make the situation worse and you could be dealing with lingering odors for years to come.

Kitchen Fires Require a Special Process to Clean Properly due to Oils and Greases from Food

One of the most common places for a fire to start is in the kitchen, and these types of fires can be especially difficult to clean up. That's because the oils and greases from cooking can cause soot and smoke damage to spread quickly and be difficult to remove. The disaster restoration company will have a special process for cleaning up kitchen fires, which includes removing all the food from your refrigerator and freezer and deep cleaning all the surfaces in your kitchen.

They'll also need to clean your ductwork, as smoke and soot can travel through your HVAC system and contaminate other parts of your home or business. Once they've finished cleaning up the fire damage, they'll be able to deodorize your property so it smells fresh and new again.