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Fire and Smoke Damage-Structural and Content Cleaning

12/22/2015 (Permalink)

Fire and Smoke Damage to a home and contents

This time of year is busy for cleaning and restoration professionals.  Freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on the pipes, water lines and spigots in your home or business.  While water damage is the most common occurrence we deal with this time of year, the cold weather can also bring about another kind of damage---fire and smoke.

Fireplaces, wood burning stoves, portable heaters and other means of keeping warm can be the cause of devastating damage to your home, business and belongings. When a fire affects you or your loved ones, your first call should be to the fire department, and your second call should be to SERVPRO.

Not only can the flames cause serious damage, the soot, smoke residue and ash that is left behind can be just as destructive.  Fire damage leaves behind irritating odor and residue that if left untreated, can cause secondary damage. 

Professional fire damage repair will remove this odor and residue.  This remediation should be done quickly.  Ash is very acidic and will cause materials to deteriorate if it remains too long.  Proper cleanup is crucial to restoring your home, business and personal belongings to their pre-fire condition. 

Improper cleaning of the structure and content can lead to permanent damage.  Chemical agents not specifically created for use in fire and smoke remediation can react with the residue and create toxic and harmful fumes. 

SERVPRO of Rexburg/Rigby has fully trained and certified technicians who have studied the IICRC (Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification) guidelines for fire and smoke remediation and have vast experience in both residential and commercial cleanup.

Often, when a fire occurs, you’re not only dealing with the damage from the flames and smoke, there is also the water and chemical used to put the fire out.  These together can be overwhelming.  If left to sit for too long, the risk of secondary damage to structural materials increases exponentially.  The phone call you make to SERVPRO of Rexburg/Rigby could be the one that saves your home or business.

The trust you instill in us to restore your home, business and belongings after a fire damage is something we will never take lightly.  We have the experience, knowledge and training to assist you with all of your specific needs.  We work closely with you and your insurance company to ensure that the process from start to end is as smooth and stress-free as possible.

We specialize in content inventory and cleaning to help restore your belongings affected by soot and smoke damage.  We know that when a fire affects you, your biggest concern is the health and safety of your loved ones.  Returning your property to you, odor free and clean is our number one priority.  A fire damage can be emotionally and physically draining.  Helping to restore and return your memories, prized possessions and important belongings is only a part of the services we provide to help make your loss, “Like it never even happened.”

A quick response after a fire damage occurs makes all the difference in the world.  With 24/7 emergency response and trained, certified, uniformed employees ready to go, SERVPRO of Rexburg/Rigby is faster to any size disaster.

Our friendly, knowledgeable office staff are ready to take the call that will change the way you view the restoration industry.  With free inspections and estimates, you always know what to expect.  Let us help you with your fire and smoke damage needs.  We promise to make your loss, “Like it never even happened.” 

Rexburg/Rigby: (208) 356-0263   We are always here to help.

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