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Fire Damage Restoration Variables in Belton Homes

8/11/2022 (Permalink)

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Belmont Fire Damage Cleanup with SERVPRO - What to Expect

If your Belmont home catches fire, you face the challenging task of fire damage restoration. Despite the traumatic experience, you must act fast to prevent further destruction. Any delay could worsen material deterioration.

Before embarking on fire damage restoration processes in Belmont properties, it is highly recommended that you inform your insurance provider. That way, the initial claim can readily cover all the damages. Having to deal with insurance companies can be nerve-wracking at times. SERVPRO helps smooth the process by working directly with adjusters. Our teams inspect the damages and help you clean your property to its former state.

Areas to be inspected include:

  • Roof
  • Plumbing and heating
  • Interior walls and framing
  • Windows

A fire causes an array of issues on the onset. Soot settles quickly into items and surfaces, and if it is wet soot, it damages textured and porous materials significantly. When combined with water, it forms a corrosive solution that can damage metal objects. It also increases conductivity, thus the risk of shorts in electronics which may leave some items irreparable. Smoke also causes a putrid smell that needs professional intervention.

Only a trained person should enter a fire scene because fire damage is unpredictable and may pose particular risks that only professionals can identify. Therefore safety should be a priority even after the fire is out. There are also specialized equipment and techniques necessary for cleanup that only professionals can perform effectively.

Cleaning and deodorizing textiles

Unfortunately, not every item can be saved; however, for small fires, SERVPRO crews help restore surfaces and eliminate the smoke odor. We also assist with more challenging things, especially carpets and upholstery. Special care is needed when cleaning and deodorizing textiles.

Textile restoration may involve:

  • Performing several wash cycles
  • Using specialized cleaning products to prevent yellowing
  • Expediting drying to avoid bad odor

SERVPRO of Cambridge / Belmont has experience in fire damage restoration and thus helps manage and complete the most difficult or dangerous cleanup processes. Call us at (617) 864-7378. We're Faster To Any Size Disaster.

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